After a stellar season of Poetry in the community featuring the likes of Sandra Maria Esteves, Mariposa, Rich Villar & Rock Wilk, we hope that you run with the wild chupacabras through Brooklyn and join us for the July edition of the hoodfamous Peoples Open Mic cohosted by ★ La Sensacion, with music by ★ DJ Sambarella! The Capicu family will celebrate the birthday of our very own ★ Olalana Sasu by inviting two very exciting expressionists! RSVP NOW
Our Featured Poet:
★ Peggy Robles- Alvarado is an educator and award winning emotionally evocative writer & recipient of the 2012 “Mujeres Destacadas Award”, a recognition given annually by El Diario La Prensa to the most outstanding women in the Latino community. She was also awarded second place in the category of Best Poetry Book in English by the 2012 International Latino Book Awards, and she received the 2012 Womyn Warrior Award presented by Casa Atabex Aché. Her first book, Conversations With My Skin about a pregnant fifteen year old girls poetic journey to redefine herself, was published in 2011, & her latest book, Homenaje A Las Guerreras/ Homage To The Warrior Women, is a collection of poetry and prose dedicated to the inherited strength of women as expressed in their labor, love, sensuality, spirituality and movement.
Our Featured Visual Artist:
★ SIENIDE is an Illustrator, Author, Tattoo Artist, Professor and a multi-layered Artquarian. Hailing from the Bronx, NY, his life and art has been inspired by the graffiti, poverty, and tuff love New York is known for. Dozens of Sien’s masterfully illustrated murals are scattered throughout the five boros of NYC. His public works engage a younger generation of street art enthusiasts with abstract compositions and mood altering color. The reactions from the community are a main source of motivation to push his work ever-forward. As a Professor, SIENIDE is currently teaching Digital Media Arts at TCI College in New York City.
You still haven’t RSVP’d? Last chance… CLICK HERE!
Saturday July 28th
@ LP & Harmony
683 Grand St (between Manhattan Ave & Graham Ave)
Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY 11211
Doors open at 7 PM- Open Mic list closes at 8pm
**SHOWTIME at 8PM!**
21 & Over
L to Grand St. (2 blocks)
G to Metropolitan