Poetry, Hip-Hop, or Theater Performance and Drinks for Two, or a Membership at Nuyorican Poets Café (Up to 56% Off) 

East Village

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The best poets are masters of language, rhyme, and the ability to walk onstage in front of thousands of people and talk about some very sexy topics. Watch the best with this GrouponLive deal.

The Deal

Ticket Options

  • $15 for two general admission tickets and two drinks (up to a $34 value)
  • $29 for a one-year membership (up to a $60 value)

Student discounted tickets are available but this Groupon still offers the best deal available.

Upcoming Performances

Friday Night Slam with Mahogany Browne (Fridays through July 19)
This Cave Canem Fellow presides over an audience-judged poetry slam between the pros and the winners of Wednesday night’s contest.

WORDS (the third Saturday of every month)
WiseGuy and Gaston host a hip-hop open mic that has seen appearances by such icons as Mos Def, Saul Williams, M.C. Search, and Company Flow.

Riffs and Rants (select Tuesday nights)
Writer-director Tony Drazan shows off his improv skills in a free-form storytelling forum. Drazan and guest performers tell tales from their lives—or the lives of audience members—centered on a suggested theme.

Reviews

The poetry slams are sooo much fun! All the poets are so talented and it's such a lively, festive, and joyful event. I love it!

Dorim L., Yelp, 4/23/12

The emcees and the poets are excellent and the crowd had a blast. The people that work there are friendly.

Katherine V., Yelp, 9/19/12

Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “Great shows, amazing talent. Good food in the area. ”

  • “Great spot !!”

  • “Great poetry”


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    East Village

    236 E 3rd St.

    New York, New York 10009

    212-505-8183

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In a Nutshell

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Local cultural landmark upholds its status by putting on poetry slams, small theater productions, and live music

The Fine Print

Expires Oct 31st, 2013. Limit 8 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Redeem starting day of show for a ticket at venue Box Office. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects Nuyorican Poets Cafe's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open 1 hour before showtime. For ADA seating, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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