Saturday, February 13, 2010

Some Literary Events/ February 14 - 21

All events free unless otherwise noted.

February 14 (12:00 - 2:00 pm) Diana Marie Delgado at the Acentos Writers Workshop. The acclaimed hands-on writing series organized by Acentos Foundation welcomes Californian native and writer Diana Marie Delgado. RSVP is required by sending an email to Please bring proper identification to the event. At the Eugenio María de Hostos Community College, Room A-329, 475 Grand Concourse, Bronx. For more information, click here or call 917-209-4211.

February 15 (7:30 pm - 10:00 pm) LouderEDGE with Rich Villar. LouderArts Reading series presents founding member and poet Rich Villar, followed by a Q&A session. There'll be a bright and shiny open mic, as usual. At Bar 13, 35 East 13th Street. For more information, click here or call 212-979-6677.

February 17 (5:45 pm - 8:00 pm) Latin Poetry Night at Nuyorican Poets Cafe.  Attendees are invited to listen and perform multiple facets of art, including spoken word, open mic, and rap. Cover is $10. At Nuyorican Poets Cafe, 236 East 3rd Street (between Avenue B and Avenue C). To buy tickets and for more information, click here or call 212-505-8183.

February 17 (8-10pm). Book Presentation: Cuban poetry anthology. The Poetry Project presents The Whole Island: Six Decades of Cuban Poetry (University of California Press, 2009). With poet Lourdes Gil and translators Chris Brandt, Mónica de la Torre, Jason Weiss and Mark Weiss. At St. Mark's Church, 131 E. 10th St. (& 2nd Avenue). For more information, click here or call (212) 674-0910.

February 18 (6:30 pm - 8:30 pm) Nuevo Teatro at La Terraza. Reading of "Una ciudad, 4 estaciones," four short plays by José de la Rosa (Sin título), Álex Vásquez Escaño (Cada vagón es un mundo),  Pablo García Gámez (Calle) and Claudio Marte (El Bodeguero). Come listen to some of the most promising up-and-coming voices of Spanish-language theater in New York. At La Terraza Café, 40-19 Gleane Street, Elmhurst. For more information, click here or call 718-803-9602.

February 19 (6:30 pm - 9:30 pm) "On this thing called Love..." Poetry Night. February's themed poetry organized by author Vanessa Martir explores the pains of heartbreak and euphoric love. At Lolita Bar, 266 Broome Street. To sign up for the readings and for more information, click here or call 212-966-7223.

February 19 (7:00 pm) Nicolás Linares and Patricia Ríos at LART. Latino Artists Round Table presents Colombian poet and cultural activist Nicolás Linares (Alteración del orden público, 2010) and Chilean poet Patricia Ríos. In Spanish. At Lincoln Triangle Barnes and Noble, 1972 Broadway (at 66th street). For more information, click here or call 212-595-6859.

February 20 (6:30pm - 8:30 pm) Speak Up! Speak Out! at El Museo. Nuyorican author Edwin Torres hosts an evening of action-word poetry with Sandra María Esteves, Urayoán Noel, and Guillermo Rebollo-Gil. At El Museo del Barrio's El Café, 1230 Fifth Avenue. For more information, click here or call 212-831-7272.

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