Saturday, April 23, 2011

2 Vids! Legendary Performance Poet jessica Care moore @ The Inspired Word

Legendary performance poet jessica Care moore @ Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word, Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011 @ One and One Bar/Restaurant, Nexus Lounge, Manhattan, NYC.

jessica Care moore is an internationally renowned poet, playwright, actor, activist, producer and CEO of Moore Black Press. She is the author of The Words Don't Fit in My Mouth, The Alphabet Verses The Ghetto, God is Not an American, and a forthcoming book of essays, Literary Apartheid. She has performed her poems and solo theater shows all over the United States, in South Africa, and across Europe. From her Broadway performances at Carnegie Hall, or Harlem's Apollo Theater, London's Institute of Contemporary Arts, to New York's Jazz at Lincoln Center, moore believes poems belong everywhere and to everyone.

Her new show, The Missing Project:Pieces of the D is an international storytelling live art music show that features an experimental jazz orchestra and the work of graffiti artist Antonio "Shades" Agee.Her debut rock album, Black Tea will be out when it's finished! moore continues to push the boundaries of genre, with her first conceptual art installation, NANOC: I Sing The Body Electric, opening at Dell Pryor Gallery in 2011. She lives in Detroit, where she is completing her memoir, Love is Not the Enemy, and raising the 4-year old love of her life, King Thomas.

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This event was funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc. with public funds from New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.

The Inspired Word is New York City's hottest new spoken word poetry series happening every Thursday night in downtown Manhattan, produced by longtime writer/journalist and former Village Voice columnist Mike Geffner.

Videographer: Elaine Delehant


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