The Poetry of Mario Ponce Pagan: Receta

Multi-generational Hispanic female family members preparing food

Receta   I want to die en Borinken! With abuela’s pasteles Receta tattooed under my tongue.   For the Angels to understand why I call upon papa dios every time I had them.   That her pasteles where a reminder of a place I barely knew   Historias Abuela would weave in the kitchen majando guineo, batata, yucca y yautia with her hands More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Monday, May 25th, 2015

The Poetry of Bimbo Rivas: Loisaida

“Loisaida” (By Bimbo Rivas; Written in 1974) Bimbo Rivas Mosaic by JC Pinto Lower East Side I love you. You’er my lady fair. No matter where I am, I think of you! The mountains and the valleys More...

By Urban Jibaro On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Capicu Culture – ArtCultureNYC Build With Local Art Students

Capicu Culture – ArtCultureNYC Delegates Join The Cooper Union School of Art  As They Announce their 2015 Summer Art Intensive. During this event we will have the opportunity to introduce high school students to More...

By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

‘PaPo Swiggity’, cofounder of Capicu Culture, interviewed as part of Puerto Rican Renaissance in NYC

Papo Hosting the Capicu Open Mic Award-winning cultural worker, poet and master of ceremonies Juan Papo Santiago (more commonly known by his stage name, PaPo Swiggity) was interviewed by Marixsa Rodriguez of More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, January 5th, 2015

Capicu Culture & Wendy Angulo Productions Announce Strategic Partnership

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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...

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By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Register Now! The New School of Poetic Arts Secures Community Sponsorships Across NYC For Fall 2014

Brooklyn, NYC. Sept. 8th, 2014—  After a very successful first semester at Boricua College in the neighborhood of Bushwick, Brooklyn which recognized 13 inaugural students, The School of Poetic Arts has More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, June 29th, 2014

Capicu Culture Co-Founder Papo Swiggity Santiago Featured In Short Documentary Film About Poetry

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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...