Thursday, May 26, 2011

Some Literary Events / May 26 - June 3

May 26 (6:30 pm) Mike Geffner presents The Inspired Word. Every Thursday night, Mike Geffner presents this poetry/spoken word event showcasing well-known artists and new talent from around the country, followed by a 15-slot open-mic. At One and One, 76 East First Street. For registration and more information, click here.

May 27 (7:00 pm) La Bruja's Poetry Collection. Poet and performer Caridad de la Luz, La Bruja, celebrates fifteen years of performance poetry with the release of her first collection, containing poems, lyrics, journal entries, and poetic surprises. At Nuyorican Poets Cafe, 236 East 3rd Street. For more information click here.

May 28 (7:00 pm) Book Presentation: Natalia Aristizábal. The Colective Poetas en Nueva York is proud to announce the launching of "Mariposas en la boca", a collection of poetry by poet and community activist Natalia Aristizábal. The author will read passages of her book. In Spanish. At Barco de Papel, 40-03 80th Sreet, Elmhurst, Queens. For more information, click here.

May 29 (2:00 pm) Callejerismo: Tribute to Jorge Brandon. Papo “Swiggity” Santiago hosts a reading honoring Puerto Rican Poet Jorge Brandon, and featuring a number of Latino New York poets. Part of the Loisaida Festival. At the Agueybaná Kiosko, Avenue C at 6th Street. For more information click here.

May 30 (7:30 pm) louderEDGE: Keetje Kuipers. Award-winning poet and Stegner fellow Keetje Kuipers is town in from the west coast to share her work. At Bar 13, 35 East 13t Street. For more information click here.

June 2 (6:30 pm) Book Launch: Hispanic Poets in D.C. The American Academy of the Spanish Language celebrates the release of a new book, At the Foot of the Whitehouse: Hispanic Poets in Washington D.C., with a reading by editors Luis Alberto Ambroggio and Carlos Parada, writer Nuria Morgado, Gerardo Piña-Rosales, whose photographs create a visual dialogue with the poems. At Instituto Cervantes, 211-215 East 49th Street. For more information click here or call (212) 308-7720.


Todas Las Sangres en Nueva York (All of the Races in New York). This art exhibition celebrates the centennial of the birth of Peruvian writer José María Arguedas with new artworks by contemporary artists from Peru and other parts of Latin America. Showing through June 20 at the American Indian Community House, 11 Broadway, second floor. For more information click here or call (212) 697-2495

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