New York City Performing Arts

Nuyorican Poets Cafe

  • 236 E. 3rd St. Map It
  • East Village
  • Readings/Lectures

Published 01/10/2017

Fodor's Review

The reigning arbiter of poetry slams, the Nuyorican Poets Cafe hosts open-mike events and the influential granddaddy (b. 1989) of the spoken-word scene, the Friday Night Poetry Slam. Other performances, including hip-hop open mikes, jazz acts, and theatrical performances, round out the schedule. Although tickets for many of the popular shows like the Friday Night Poetry Slam and the Monday-night open mikes can be purchased in advance online, it's still a good idea to line up early; the small venue can get packed to the point of standing-room only.

Performing Art Information

Address:

236 E. 3rd St., between Aves. B and C, New York, New York, 10009, USA

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Phone:

212-780–9386

Published 01/10/2017

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