Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Some Literary Events/ November 11 - 21

November 12 (7:00 pm) Isaac Goldemberg at McNally Jackson. Peruvian author ofAcuédarte del escorpión (Universidad Inca Garcilaso de la Vega -Fondo Editoria, 2010), Isaac Goldemberg, will hold a presentation of his work. At McNally Jackson 52 Prince Street. For more information, call 212-274-1160.

November 12 (8:00 - 10:30 pm) Capicu Poetry's Open Mic at Notice Lounge. The celebrated poetry showcase reinstate their open mic sessions featuring the work of Majestik Originality (member of El Grito de Poetas) and photo artist Albert Tainolmage Areizaga. Music by DJ Sambarella. Guest host La Sensacion Del Bloque. $7 cover. Doors open at 7:00pm. At Notice Lounge, 198 Union Avenue (between Broadway and Montrose).  For more information, click here or call 718-387-0707.

November 13 (3-4 pm) Hispanic New York. As part of its New York Public Program, Pinta presents a conversation between NY1's José Simián and Claudio Iván Remeseira, editor of Hispanic New York: A Sourcebook. At Pinta, the Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art Show, Pier 92, 12th Avenue at 52nd Street. For more information, click here.

November 13 (8:30 - 10:00 pm) Queer Memoir: Subway at the LGBT Center. It's queer storytelling time again! Featuring the storytelling abilities of Danielle Abrams, Kelli Dunham, Michele Hunt, Bryn Kelly, Charlie Vázquez. At the LGBT Center, 208 W 13th Street. For more information, click here or call 212-620-7310. 

November 14 (12:00 - 2:00 pm) Maria Aponte at Acentos Writers Workshop. Please bring proper identification to the event. At the Eugenio María de Hostos Community College, Room A-329, 475 Grand Concourse. RSVP is required by sending an email to For more information, click here or call 917-209-4211.

November 16 - 19 (7:00 pm) Symposium on Bob Marley's Legacy at Americas SocietyReflecting on the life and work of the Jamaican musician, composer, Rastafarian, and world-culture icon. The inaugural event will take place on the 16th (7:00 pm) which will include an inaugural conversation between Chris Rockwell (founder, Island Records) and Christopher John Farley (Before the Legend); a literature discussion on the 17th (7:00 pm); and the launch of Review 81 (Bob Marley and His Legacy, 2010).  With the collaboration of the Consulate General of Jamaica in New York and InterAmericas®. At Americas Society, 680 Park Avenue. For more information or to register, click here or call 212-628-3200.

November 18 (7:00-10:00 pm) "Dreaming and Writing the Independent Nation" at the New School for Social Research. The Janey Program in Latin American Studies invites the community to celebrate 200 years of Latin American poetry. Featuring Natalia Aristizabal, Tomás Galán, Nicolás Linares, Felipe Martinez, Alina Peña, Amanda Siegel, and Isabel Zapata. At the New School for Social Research, 80 Fifth Avenue, Conference Room 529 (History Department). For more information, click here or call 212-229-5700.

November 19 (7:00 pm) Ediciones Amargord (Madrid) at McNally Jackson. Four poets with Ediciones Amargord, a Spanish publishing company, will present their latest work. Featuring Valerie Mejer, Forrest Gander, Andrés Fisher, and Róger Santiváñez. At McNally Jackson, 52 Prince Street. For more information, call 212-274-1160.

November 20 (6:00 pm) Mabel Cuesta at McNally Jackson. Cuban essayist, narrator, cultural critic, and author of Inscrita bajo sospecha (Betania, 2010), Mabel Cuesta, will hold a presentation on her latest work. At McNally Jackson, 52 Prince Street. For more information, call 212-274-1160. 

November 20 (3:00 - 4:30 pm) The Peace Poets - Poetry Workshop and Performance. Come join an evening of creativity and performance. The Peace Poets work with students of all ages, empowering them through a collective educational experience which emphasizes artistic expression through spoken word poetry and performance. At the Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education, 928 Simpson Street. For more information, click here or call 718-589-2230.

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. To report errors or to have your event included in these listings, please email For events, please indicate date, venue, and contact information.

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