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The Inspired Word Presents its 5th Annual PinkSpeak: Breast Cancer Journeys in Poetry, Music & Prose – a breast cancer fundraiser in Manhattan, New York City.
Dedicated to the memory of poet/author Pamilla DeLeon-Lewis, a beautiful, inspiring lady who performed at our first PinkSpeak and passed away on January 6, 2012, and Dorothy Geffner, mother of Inspired Word founder/producer Mike Geffner.

The event will donate 100% of the proceeds to The Pink Daisy Project (http://pinkdaisyproject.com/).

Even if you cannot attend, you can STILL support by buying advance tickets online or donating directly to The Pink Daisy Project.

For a $50+ donation, you can also be one of our sponsors.

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Featured Artists:

Storyteller/Poet Phillip Giambri aka The Ancient Mariner

Singer/Songwriter Samantha Leon

Poet Keisha-Gaye Anderson

Actor Susan Tierney

Singer/Songwriter Taylor Tucker

Poet Wynne Henry

Spoken Word Artist/Poet Scott Raven

Poet Dara Kalima

Singer/Songwriter Matt Wiffen & His Band

Poet Ally Malinenko

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Hosted by Jenny Saldaña.

HOST BIO:

Jenny Saldaña is an actor, writer, comedian, and most importantly an almost 9 year breast cancer survivor. She has dedicated her life to helping women and families dealing with breast cancer especially those like her who were diagnosed under the age of 40. She starred with Sacha Baron Cohen in The Dictator and can now be seen all over the city doing stand-up comedy based on her cancer experiences. For more information please check out:http://jennysaldana.com/.

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When: Friday, Oct. 7, 2016

Where: The Parkside Lounge
317 East Houston Street
Manhattan, New York
(212) 510-8610

 

Strict 21+ age limit. Please make sure to bring ID.

 

Doors open @ 6:30pm, starts @ 7:00pm

 

Suggested Donation: $10

 

2nd/3rd Row Reserved (for 2 people) – $30

 

Front Row Reserved:(for 2 people)  $50

 

Back Booth Reserved:(for 5 people)  $125

 

These are merely suggested donations. You’re certainly welcome to give as much as you’d like.

 

*One Drink Minimum Per Person (non alcoholic options available for $2)*

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Produced by Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word

http://inspiredwordnyc.com/

“The Inspired Word isn’t just a series, it’s a movement.”

When
Friday, October 7, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM (EDT) Add to Calendar
Where
Parkside Lounge – 317 East Houston Street, New York, NY 10002 – View Map

 

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Better Luck Next Year is out July 23rd! Come by. I promise not to be depressing!

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Low Ghost Press & Six Gallery Press are hosting a sizzling summer book party! Join us for a triple launch for Ally Malinenko’s ‘Better Luck Next Year’ (Low Ghost Press), Jason Irwin’s ‘A Blister of Stars’ (Low Ghost Press), and John Grochalski’s ‘Wine Clerk’ (Six Gallery Press).

East End Book Exchange
Saturday, July 23
7pm
BYOB
A brief q&a will follow the reading

Ally Malinenko is the author of the poetry collections The Wanting Bone and How To Be An American (Six Gallery Press) as well as the novel This Is Sarah (Bookfish Books). She lives in Brooklyn with her husband.

Jason Irwin is the author of Watering the Dead (Pavement Saw Press, 2008), winner of the Transcontinental Poetry Award, and the chapbooks Where You Are (Night Ballet Press, 2014), & Some Days It’s A Love Story (Slipstream Press, 2005). He has also had work published in Poetry East, Sycamore Review, Confrontation, and Poetry Ireland Review, among others. He grew up in Dunkirk, NY, and now lives in Pittsburgh.www.jasonirwin.blogspot.com

John Grochalski is the author of The Noose Doesn’t Get Any Looser After You Punch Out, Glass City, In The Year of Everything Dying, Starting with the Last Name Grochalski, and the novel, The Librarian. Grochalski lives in Brooklyn, where he constantly worries about the high cost of everything.

 

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Sunday September 2, 2012

1 pm at Awesome Books – Come on by!

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