Thursday, September 16, 2010

Some Literary Events / September 16 - 24

All events are free unless otherwise noted. Programs are subject to last minute cancellation; we urge the reader to check with the venue's website or call for reconfirmation.

September 17 (7:00 pm) Daniel San Martin at McNally Jackson. Argentine author Daniel San Martín will discuss his latest work, Amoralejas. Part of McNally Jackson's ongoing Spanish-language speaker series. At McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street. For more information, call 212-274-1160.

September 18 (12:00 pm) Spanish Language Discussion Group at McNally Jackson Books. Practice your Spanish with Javier Mola, our resident Spanish language literature expert. McNally Jackson holds a weekly Spanish-language literature discussion session every Saturday. At McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street. Email Javier Mola, for more information about the group.

September 18 (2:30 pm) Charlie Vásquez at LGBT Center. Poet and writer Charlie Vásquez will read at the memorial of Ganymede founder and publisher John Stahle. At the LGBT Center, 208 West 13th Street. For more information, call 212-620-7310.

September 18 (4:30 - 6:30 pm) Spoken Word Workshop at El Museo del Barrio. Part of El Museo's Super Sabado cultural event that aims to bring the community together through free concerts, exhibitions, gallery tours, art making workshops, film screenings, and spoken word recitals. Saturday afternoon's spoken word workshop on writing techniques, speech delivery, performance practices, overcoming stage fright for teens will be led by performance poet Caridad de la Luz "La Bruja". At El Taller, El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue. For more information on Saturday's event, click here or call 212-831-7272.

September 18 (6:30 - 8:30 pm) El Grito de Poetas at El Museo del Barrio. El Grito de Poetas, featuring Advocate of Wordz, Chance, Chilo, Majestik Originality, True, Tito, and Simply Rob, is a collective of diverse poets dedicated to the craft and performance of modern poetry. El Grito de Poetas empowers their audiences by connecting with them through past experiences and love for the community as Latin poets renewing the fervor of an oral tradition of yesterday. RSVP is required; RSVP here. At El Café, El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue. For more information, click here or call 212-831-7272.

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