Poet David Lawton @ Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word, Thursday, April 7, 2011 @ One and One Bar/Restaurant, Nexus Lounge, Manhattan, NYC.
Lawton is an actor, singer, and performance poet who is the curator/host of The Inspired Word's sister series. the JujoMukti Tea Lounge Spoken Word Sundays. He studied theatre at Boston University, and appeared Off-Broadway in "Aven'U Boys" and "Goose and Tom Tom." For ten years he sang backing vocals with the legendary downtown band Leisure Class. He participated in the inaugural performance at the Yippie Museum Cafe with John Sinclair, Mulligan's Underground WordRock Fest, the first Inspired Word Night of Stars, and as co-host and producer of "Downtown Does Huncke for His Birthday."
The Inspired Word is New York City's hottest new spoken word poetry series happening every Thursday night in downtown Manhattan, produced by longtime journalist and former Village Voice columnist Mike Geffner and hosted by 3-time HBO Def Poetry star Gemineye.