Tag archive for ‘Spoken Word’
By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

“Nessa” Acevedo Chats with Nefarious Author Emanuel Xavier

  BUY EMANUEL XAVIER’S NEFARIOUS TODAY! As one of the most compelling and explicit Nuyorican poets, writers and spoken word artists on the scene, Emanuel Xavier has served as a voice for the victimized, More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Capicu Poetry: Slamming The Fichas With Emanuel Xavier!

PaPo Swiggity, host of the Capicu Cultural Showcase had a moment to chat with Brooklyn-born Nuyorican poet, novelist, editor, and activist Emanuel Xavier a few days before his feature performance at the Capicu More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

NYC Event: East Harlem Has Talent, Come See For Yourself…

  "East Harlem Has Talent" Open Mic Every Monday night at The East Harlem Cafe 104th Street and Lexington Avenue, New York City 7-9 PM Poetry, Storytelling, Spoken Word, StandUp, Song. $5 Suggested More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

The Poetry of Maria Morales: Where I’m From…

 Mi Gente… Today we welcome a new voice to our website…. Maria Rodriguez-Morales is a Brooklyn born Nuyorican Poet and published writer. A member of the NYC Latina Writers group, she has performed More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

A Festival of Latino and Latina Poets in NYC

Saturday, April 17, 2010 @ 7pmThe Acentos Foundation presents:A Festival of Latino and Latina Poets Sweetwater's Bar and Grill2579 3rd Avenue @ 139th StreetThe Bronx, NYC6 train to 138th StreetDirections: More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Negro Yo: Representando Raices

NEGRO YO – Ser Afro-descendiente en partes de Latino America y el Caribe es, a veces, algo complicado – el resultado de la ignorancia y falta de educacion que aǘn reina entre mucha gente. Este poema es un homenaje More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, April 5th, 2009

PaPos 5 Steps To the Stage

As a host and performer at community, corporate and college events, I get asked all the time how a new person overcomes stage fright and breaks into the open mic scene. At first, I only had one answer.. “Hello! More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, March 23rd, 2009

The Poetry of Mayda Del Valle: Mami’s Making Mambo

Buen Provecho! -The Urban Jibaro   Daily Dose of Sofrito  is brought to you by the   Capicu Poetry & Cultural Showcase  Interested More...

By Urban Jibaro On Friday, March 20th, 2009

The Poetry of Amanda Velez : Beautiful Music, Mental Stimulation

Amanda Velez, a native of Puerto Rico, moved to New York at the age of 9 years old.  Upon her arrival to the states, she dedicated her self to not only learning, but mastering the English language; in the More...

By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, March 15th, 2009

The Poetry of Gloriam Justiniano: “I EMBRACE…CARAJO”

I embrace everyone that speaks the truth with his heart, And points out to the world's cruelty, I raise my glass to those that have suffered, As I have, the blood shedding story of our "Indios Tainos", And More...