Mi gente, my people!
Wow, we've 4 Months without an Open Mic, so we're crazy to get to Friday already to hear what YOU have to say about what's been goin' on in NYC, on and off the stage! (We may be interviewing you in the audience briefly for Radio Capicu on the breaks)
Ya tu sabes that we have Featured Lyricist Majestik Originality:
Hip Hop Poet, Author, and member of El Grito De Poetas!
HOT BOCHINCHE # 1: We have a crazy special Intro… Latin percussion superstar Willie Villegas – who's played with Celia Cruz, Joe Cuba, Tito Puente among others, Band Leader from Entre Amigos & Host of BCAT's Salsa En La Calle!) will rock out with us and accompany poetry by our featured photo artist, TainoImage!
HOT BOCHINCHE # 2: There are going to be some NEW Poets at Capicu bringin the fire of a Thousand Foforos! lol
HOT BOCHINCHE# 3: We're getting a special Poetry & Guitar performance by Steven "Albizoo" Maldonado from Ricanstruction- the Harlem NYC based Puerto Rican Punk Band
HOT BOCHINCHE# 4: I heard that Alicia Anabel Santos, J Skye Cabrera, Meriam Rodriguez were going to do a piece of "I WAS BORN- the story of ONE woman’s journey to Latin America" on Friday Night at Capicu!
HOT BOCHINCHE# 5:The Capicu Playas are on the rise!
This Open Mic will be co-hosted by Radio Capicus Jomaira (aka la Sensacion del Bloque) so we're getting some new female flavor! Plus, we're celebrating Capicu playa George "Urban Jibaro" Torres receiving the 2010 Comite Noviembre's Lo Mejor De Nuestra Comunidad Award! Dag, we can say "award- winning" now, aye que fancy! lol and also we welcome back our favorite DJ Sambarella who returns to the Notice Lounge wheels of steel to get us to shake our culos!
Lastly, we want to leave you with an article written by poet, Capicu and Nuyorican Poets Cafe supporter, Bernice Sosa-Izquierdo.
I am humbled by the parallels drawn between our movements, it is actually the same movement in my eyes. Check it out:
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FRIDAY NOVEMBER 12th
Notice Lounge & Cafe
198 Union Avenue (between B'way and Montrose)
Williamsburg Brooklyn NY 11211
Doors open at 7 PM
**SHOWTIME at 8PM!**
Right across from the 90th Precinct
21 & Over
G Train to Broadway (on the same block)
J train to Lorimer (Lorimer/Bway exit, walk straight up B'way, right on Union ave)
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