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Coffee house music in NYC? Late night coffee shops?

I've found great music and open mics in NYC, but exclusively at bars. I miss the coffee house music of my college days, where I could sip a chai instead of a beer in a laid back atmosphere. [more inside]
posted by gregoryg on Oct 13, 2014 - 2 answers

Comedy open mics in NYC and Boston?

Are comedy open mics as awful and cringy as music open mics? Can I have some suggestions of good ones in New York City and Boston? At the moment, I just want to be an audience member, with thoughts of maybe getting on stage at some point in the future. [more inside]
posted by SampleSize on Dec 5, 2012 - 4 answers

Best Open Mic In Or Around Atlanta?

(For a friend) Where are the best open mics in Atlanta or close? [more inside]
posted by jitterbug perfume on Nov 14, 2012 - 6 answers

At least it's a polite, supportive boys' club...

How do aspiring stand-up comedians who aren't straight white men find success at open mics? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 8, 2012 - 25 answers

"Ladies and gentlemen, let's get this over with!"

Seeking the hive mind's advice on best practices for running a comedy open mic. Or, maybe I should call it a Mostly Open Mic. [more inside]
posted by EatTheWeak on Aug 25, 2011 - 9 answers

The place where fingers go to snap.

(East Coast US filter): Please help me find professional quality spoken word! [more inside]
posted by stroke_count on Aug 14, 2011 - 4 answers

Can a gaijin get a gig?

Are there places in the Kansai area of Japan (at least Kobe, Osaka or Kyoto) where a gaijin with a guitar could play a few tunes? [more inside]
posted by Grangousier on Oct 14, 2010 - 1 answer

Difficulty factor: near-total ignorance of Sondheim

Help me avoid embarrassment. I have no training and couldn't tell you what my range is using, like, technical terms, but when singing I embarrass myself least with Amy Winehouse's song You Know I'm No Good. Taking that as my (only) data point, what song should I attempt at an evening of Sondheim?
posted by prefpara on Jun 16, 2010 - 10 answers

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