Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Spoken Word Poet Deborah Magdalena @ The Inspired Word

Spoken Word Poet Deborah Magdalena @ Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word, Thursday, July 21, 2011 @ One and One Bar/Restaurant, Nexus Lounge, Manhattan, NYC.

Whether she's hosting a spoken word event, music festival, or playing the role of a santera, or a vixen, Deborah Magdalena makes every emotion super real. The Puerto Rican actress/poet - who calls Miami home -- was born into a very talented musical family. She is sister of Latin Grammy winner Nestor Torres and grandniece of legendary Puerto Rican singer Ruth Fernandez. Some of her TV and film credits include: Sesame Street (CTW), Apollo Comedy Hour (Tribune Entertainment), Safe Harbor (Warner Brothers), Striptease (Castle Rock), Holyman (Caravan), and For Love or Country (HBO). Poetically she has released CDs Spoken Soul: A Survival Kit of Poetry, Deborah Magdalena LIVE, has taught in after-school programs and has toured internationally. Currently promoting the release of the 2nd edition of her chapbook Heartbreak Haiku, Deborah's words and performance don't just jump off the page they singe your skin right down to the core, right down to your soul.

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.

Filmed & Edited By: Eugene Woody.

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