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Published On: Fri, Sep 6th, 2013

Capicu Culture And XMental University Team Up To Benefit Homeless Children

As we engage the community with The Peoples Open Mic and alongside our family at XMENTAL Inc, a very special back to school supply for the homeless kids of NYC’s shelter system, we are proud to present one of the longest standing and hardest working poets of the new school of Latino Poetry, the Colombian poet ✯John Chance Acevedo!

You in??? RSVP now on FACEBOOK… 

Spinning on the wheels is the supertalented producer and DJ, Brooklyns own ♫ Cocotaso!

**Please bring books! Bookbags! pens! A donation of school supplies to go towards making sure that these children are not deprived of the education that is rightfully theirs! Will you help us stand as a community and do the right thing to help our most vulnerable population BEAT THE ODDS?***

This all takes place at CASA CAPICU, our location right in the back of EvilolivE Pizza Bar- serving up all day every day bar specials: $20 for a pitcher and a pie, and get to us early for the 2-for-1 Happy Hour from 6pm-7:30 pm.

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Friday September 13th,
Doors Open at 7 PM, Open Mic list closes at 8 PM
@ EvilolivE Pizza Bar
198 Union Ave., (between B’way and Montrose),
Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY, 11211
18 & Over

$10 Cover

G Train to Broadway,
J train to Hewes St.

(We are across from the 90th Precinct)

chance✯ About Our Feature Poet:

John “Chance” Acevedo has been reciting and hosting for over a decade. As the eldest of three, he receives inspiration from everyday life situations and most commonly uses a blend of comedy and drama to reflect his real-life experience.

Chance has become recognized in many poetry venues and Universities which he has been a featured performer at such as The Bowery Poetry Club, Cemi Underground, Cornelia Street Café, The Green (in L.A.), The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Amherst University, Boston University, Fordham University, John Jay College, Pace University, Sarah Lawrence College, to name just a few. He’s been the popular host for “No intro’s”, “Urban Voices Heard: Write Out Loud” , and “Sunday Spokenword Showcase”. He is currently hosting and co curating monthly shows for “LatinosNYC”, “Noo Moves Entertainment: Artist Appreciation Show” and for “The Artist Collective: Poetry Project”. “Chance” also hosted The First Annual New York Hip-Hop Dance Convention at Sony Studios.

Chance has been published in Raul Maldonado`s The Company We Keep, “erato” Park Slope Poetry Project and most recently Me No Habla With Acento. Chance is the founding member of the hardest working poetry troupe on the scene “El Grito de Poetas” a collective of diverse Latino and Latina poets dedicated to the craft and performance of modern poetry., Chance`s confident stage presence makes him a performer to watch.

Read a book, write a poem, Punto.

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Capicu Culture And XMental University Team Up To Benefit Homeless Children