PoetNY Open Mic ft Anthony Febo

Jan
29
Sun, 29 January 2017 // 08:30 PM
Bowery Poetry, 308 Bowery, NYC (map)

NYC's Poetry Open Mic, Hosted by Mason Granger. Signups and doors at 8pm. 20, 3-minute slots, first come, first served. First eight slots recorded and streamed live on Bowery Poetry’s YouTube Channel. $10 admission. Advance discount tickets: $7 http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2734821 Join the PoetNY OpenMic community on IG @poetny & Twitter @poetinnewyork

FEATURE POET: Anthony Febo is a poet, actor, youth worker, lover and friend. He founded Mill City Slam, the adult slam poetry scene, and M.O.M.S., the Middlesex/UMass Lowell college slam poetry scene, in 2010. Along side his fellow partners in rhyme, in 2009 he founded FreeVerse!, a youth organization dedicated to expand the presence of spoken word in the city of Lowell. Febo has worked as a full time teaching artist at Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion (IBA) in Boston’s South End, a MassLEAP poet in residence at the Community Academy of Science & Health in Dorchester, and a teaching artist & mentor at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in Boston. Currently, Febo is performing and teaching workshops as a full time member of poetry collective Flatline Poetry. Febo is a lover of theatre and art, a strong believer that poetry is something we live, and a pretty good dancer.