Sunday, February 13, 2011
Def Poetry Stars Regie Cabico & Claudia Alick Headline @ The Inspired Word - Feb. 17
Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word features HBO Def Poetry stars Regie Cabico and Claudia Alick! Rare New York City appearances! Regie is coming in from D.C., Claudia from Oregon. Don't miss these two forces of nature. + 12-slot open mic (open not only to poets and spoken word artists but fiction/nonfiction writers, comedians, monologists, singers, and musicians).
Regie Cabico is a spoken word pioneer having won The Nuyorican Poets Cafe Grand Slam. His work appears in over 30 anthologies including The Outlaw Bible of American Poery, Spoken Word Revolution & Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. He is a 3 time National Poetry Slam Finalist and appeared on 2 seasons of HBO's Def Poetry Jam. He received a NY Innovation Theater Award for his work in Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind & fellowships from The New York Foundation for the Arts, The DC Commission for the Arts & The Hip Hop Theater Festival. He recently performed on tour with Sister Spit & co-wrote 2 Dicks & A Diva with D'Lo & Kit Yan for Zero Capital.
Claudia Alick is a playwright, performance artist, actress, producer, teacher, journalist, and HBO Def Poetry poet. She produces the outdoor performance series "The Green Show" for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, has guest-lectured at New York University, Montgomery College, taught with Arena Stage and The Shakespeare Theatre, and was named by American Theater Magazine as one of 25 theater artists who will shape American Theater in the next 25 years. She has also served as the Artistic Director of Smokin' Word Productions, authored and directed plays staged at The Kennedy Center, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, LaMama E.T.C., Cherry Lane Theater, and the Hip Hop Theatre Festival, and is a member of the award winning NY Neofuturists. She lives in Ashland, Oregon.
When: Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011
Where: One and One Bar & Restaurant (downstairs Nexus Lounge)
76 East 1st Street (corner of 1st Avenue)
Phone: (212) 598-9126
Cover Charge: $10
Must be 21 years of age or older. Please make sure to bring ID.