Saturday, July 9, 2011

Video - Poet/Actress Lillian Rodriguez @ The Inspired Word

Poet/Actress Lillian Rodriguez @ Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word, Thursday, May 26, 2011 @ One and One Bar/Restaurant, Nexus Lounge, Manhattan, NYC. Hosted by HBO Def Poetry star Gemineye.

Rodriguez was raised in the Bronx. She is an actor and a spoken word poet. First working with International WOW Theatre Company in the summer of 2009, she has since, had her Fringe Festival, NYC debut in "Survival of the Fittest," was 'Helen of Troy' in "The Trojan Women" at Looking Glass Theatre, and acted in "Men Die and They Aren't Happy," a film touring the world (from Miami to Haifa, Israel). She works as an Associate Correspondent on Diplomatically Incorrect at the United Nations, where she interviews women active in art and diplomacy; exploring the notion of the "Diplomat Artist." Lillian just finished shooting the second webisode of "Red Notice," she plays a lead in this webseries based off Dante's Inferno. For more info, please check out

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

Venue: One and One, downstairs Nexus Lounge, 76 East 1st Street (corner of 1st Avenue), Manhattan, New York City.

Videographer: Amanda Hiciano

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