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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — We've always been a fan of the ADVANCED evenings of poetry slam because, well, who doesn't love hearing the sound of their own name?

But more that that, the spirited monthly gatherings at Richmond Hood Co. are a uni...

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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — From elegant cabaret at Lorenzo's and rowdy bar rock at 120 Bay Cafe to open blues jam sessions at Adobe Blues: There's something for every musical taste this week around the borough.


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Life*vest*'s  poetry slam is held every 3rd Friday of the month at:


Richmond Hood Company

827 Castleton Avenue 

Staten Island, NY 10301



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