Thursday, November 19, 2009

Some Literary Events/ November 19 - 27

All events free, unless otherwise stated.

November 19 (7 - 10 pm) Arte Bestial and Alteración del Orden Público in action. Colombian-born poets Diego "Líriko" Vargas and Nicolás Linares Sánchez, members of the colective Poetas en Nueva York, will present their recent literary work. At Cafecito Bogotá, 1015 Manhattan Avenue, Greenpoint. For more information, call 718-569-0077.

November 20 (7 - 9 pm) Adela Fernández at Barnes & Noble.
Presented by Latino Artists Round Table, Mexican author Adela Fernández will read from her book Cuentos: Duermevelas y Vago espinazo de la noche (Editorial Campana, 2009). In Spanish. At
Lincoln Triangle Barnes & Noble Bookstore, Broadway and 66th Street. For more information, call 212-595-6859.

November 20 (Starting at 7 pm) Capicu Poetry Open Mic. Capicu Poetry & Cultural Showcase, a grassroots house of poetry and performing arts co-founded by Juan "PaPo Swiggity" Santiago and George "Urban Jibaro" Torres, will hold an open mic at their home base in Brooklyn. Featuring DJ Sambarella. Cover is $5. At Notice Lounge & Café, 198 Union Avenue, Williamsburg. For more information, call 718-954-1066.

November 20 (7 - 8 pm) Spanish Book Club at McNally Jackson. This new monthly series created by Javier Molea kicks off with a discussion on El fantasma y el poeta (Sexto Piso Editorial, 2007), by Mexican author and New York resident Carmen Boullosa. At McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street. For more information, call 212-274-1160.

November 21 (6:30 - 8:30 pm) Spic Up! / Speak Out! Emanuel Xavier. El Museo del Barrio’s acclaimed spoken urban poetry series presents new-nuyorican author Emanuel Xavier, with Edwin Torres and Caridad de la Luz, La Bruja. This event is part of the fourth annual edition of Borimix: The Puerto Rican Fest. At El Museo's El Café, 1350 Fifth Avenue. For more information, click here or call 212-529-1545.

November 21 (6 - 8 pm) Poetry Reading. Michelle Nieves with guest musicians. At the Rio Gallery, 583 Riverside Drive (at 135th Street). For more information, call 212-568-2030, ext. 208.

November 23 (6:30 pm - 8:30 pm) Bilingual Creative Writing Workshop at Mano a Mano. In collaboration with the New York Writers Coalition, Mano a Mano- Mexican Culture Without Borders presents a weekly workshop for Spanish- and English-language writers of all levels of experience. Participants must sign up in advance. For more information, email or call 212-587-3070.

November 24 (6:00 p.m.) Conversatorio sobre autoficción. With authors Sergio Chejfec, Patricia De Souza, Daniel Link, Lina Meruane and Alan Pauls. Introduced by Sylvia Molloy, New York University Albert Schweitzer Professor in the Humanities. In Spanish. With the support of NYU Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the MFA Program in Creative Writing in Spanish. Reception to follow. At the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, 53 Washington Square South. For more information, call 212-998-3650.

November 25 (8pm - 9:30 pm) Dream Panic! This year's finale of the underground reading series created by Charlie Vázquez will feature authors Vincent Bernard, John Williams, Tom Cardamone, and Patricia Gardner. 21+ only. At Nowhere Bar, 322 East 14th Street (Between 1st and 2nd). For more information, call 212-477-4744.
November 27 (7 pm - 9:30 pm) The Sense of a Woman at Nuyorican Poet's Cafe. LatinosNYC and Boricuation Cultural Foundation present a celebration of women empowerment through poetry, featuring True from El Grito de las Poetas, with "La Reina" Rhina Valentin, Adele Ramos, J.F. Seary, Nene Ali, music by Jessie Rose, and performances by Ero Dancers and Caridad de la Luz, "La Bruja". Tickets: $10. At the Nuyorican Poet's Cafe, 236 East 3rd Street, Reverend Pedro Pietri Way (between Avenue C & B) For more information, call 646-325-1759.
November 27 (6 pm) Tertulia at Instituto Cervantes. Mexican author and artist Pablo Helguera will discuss his creative work. Helguera is also the director of academic programs at MOMA and author of conceptual art projects such as The School of Panamerican Unrest. In Spanish, with tapas and wine. At Instituto Cervantes's Gallery, 211 East 49th Street. For more information, call 212-308-7720.
Literary-related exhibitions:

On view until December 5 (Mon - Fri 10 am - 6 pm, Sat. 10 am - 4 pm, Sun. closed) There Goes My Hero. Curated by Erin Riley-Lopez, this exhibition showcases women artists who use the format of comic books and/or the comic book superhero to comment on larger socio-political concerns. Works by Dulce Pinzón, Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz, and Blanka Amezkua, among other artists. At the Center for Book Arts, 28 West 27th Street, Third Floor, Manhattan. For more information, call 212-481-0295.

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