By PaPo Swiggity On Friday, March 17th, 2017

La Sopa NYC Faculty Spotlight: Rich Villar

  Artistic Director, Poetry Facilitator:        La Sopa NYC: The School of Poetic Arts Rich Villar’s first experience with the written word was at the age of three, on a beach in Puerto Rico. On More...

By PaPo Swiggity On Thursday, February 16th, 2017

2017 Applications Now Open For LaSopaNYC: The School of Poetic Arts

#LaSopaNYC: The School of Poetic Arts is a 6-week writing workshop series from Capicu Culture that provides a communal space dedicated to the development of artistic skill and exploring the core principles of More...

By PaPo Swiggity On Thursday, July 21st, 2016

#LaSopaNYC: Summer Session II 2016

#LaSopaNYC: The School of Poetic Arts Summer Session II:  Saturdays, August 13th through Saturday August 27th. 11 AM – 1 PM Our August 2016 edition consists of two writing workshops over 3 session dates that More...

By PaPo Swiggity On Friday, June 19th, 2015

Palante! Siempre Palante: The #PRParade Marches On Without The Daily News

Mi gente, In the last few days, an unfortunate matter has risen in our community. In a nutshell, The New York Daily News- long time media sponsor for the Puerto Rican Day Parade- printed a story that misrepresented More...

By PaPo Swiggity On Friday, October 3rd, 2014

The Butterfly Tribe Scholarship at La Sopa, in honor of Elizabeth Rivera de Garcia

  Elizabeth Rivera de Garcia, Soul Sista Rican. Jan 11 1978- Sept 30 2014. Rest in Poetics Jani Rose. October 3, 2014, Brooklyn NYC. From time to time, when we are laughing, when we are smiling after the relief More...

By PaPo Swiggity On Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Lemon Andersen invites La Sopa NYC and the Poetry Community to the Metropolitan Museum Of Art

Brooklyn NYC. September 25, 2014. In the tradition of Shakespeare, his sardonic reportage presents the history of that which has influenced the world around him and his becoming. In his stories he recounts the tragedies More...

By PaPo Swiggity On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

#CapicuCulture Presents: The Peoples Open Mic Starring Willie Perdomo & His New Book ‘The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon’

Mi gente! #CapicuCulture is excited to bring you book party for the legendary Nuyorican Poet ✯ Willie Perdomo! Join us as we celebrate the release of his new work, ‘The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon‘ Plus, More...

Capicu Poetry featuring Mariposa
By PaPo Swiggity On Friday, September 28th, 2012

Behind The Cortinas: Life As An Event Organizer

Mi gente! This is my first entry in a series I’m trying out on Sofrito For Your Soul, entitled “Behind The Cortinas”.  My aim is to give you a little bit of background into my life as an event More...