Monday, March 14, 2011

Video - Spoken Word Poet Rich Story @ The Inspired Word

Spoken word poet Rich Story @ Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word, Thursday, March 3, 2011, @ One and One Bar/Restaurant, Nexus Lounge, Manhattan, NYC.

Born and raised in Harlem, NY, Rich Story is a former Nuyorican Poets Cafe slam team member as well as a founding member of the The Silent Poets. He was also a finalist for the Soundbites NYC Poetry Festival Indie Slam 2008 and the 2009 Soundbites NYC Poetry Festival 2009. Committed to youth development, he works for the Harlem Children Zone and has worked as a counselor for special needs children, led writing workshops at a youth shelter and has also facilitated weekly discussion based lessons for youth offenders at Rikers Island.

The Inspired Word is New York City's hottest new spoken word poetry series (with major features + an open mic) that happens every Thursday night in downtown Manhattan, produced by longtime writer/journalist and former Village Voice columnist Mike Geffner.

Videographer: Laurence Wallace

Music by Oveous

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1 comment:

  1. Oh My gosh..that brought tears to my eyes..incredible!! Beautiful words. I want to come to NYC to go to this place and see this in person! :) Wow..thank you for sharing this lovely stuff.