Capicu Poetry & Cultural Showcase
& Cultural Showcase is a grassroots cultural house of poetry and
performing arts founded by nightlife event guru Juan "Papo Swiggity"
Santiago , & George "Urban Jibaro" Torres- creator of the online
Open Mic Poetry Series with Visual Art Showcase
Hosted by OL SoUL, Hip Hop Artist & Spoken Word Poet
showcase is featured monthly at Notice Lounge, a premiere mid-sized bar
in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Notice Lounge is located
at 198 Union Ave, Brooklyn NY 11211.
Our next event will be hosted on Friday, August 29th, 2008
of bilingual and urban spoken word poetry, fused with visual artistry,
the principles of community organization and empowerment through
showcase of some of the most talented poets, comedians, singers,
musicians and visual artists. Since Capicu Poetry is hosted in a trendy
bar (with great drinks) you can stay after the show and enjoy the
afterparty and dance to a mix of Salsa, Merengue, Hip Hop and Reggaeton
till the early AM.
this for a $5.00 cover charge and we have drink specials through most
of the night. Notice Lounge also serves an eclectic selection of
Coffees/Cappuccino and Hot Panini Grills.
We have a significant talent pool ranging from event management and
graphic design to audio/visual production. We are fully capable to host
small (50-250 ppl) to mid sized events 250-500 ppl) in house. We appeal
to many demographics including the socially conscious youth, culturally
acclimated, family focused, educators, community organizations, young
entreprenuers as well as non-Latinos looking for a venue of
multi-cultural positive expression.
following that anticipate each event we produce. Our current offerring
of events includes but is not limited to;
The People's Open Mic
Capicu Family Night (Teen Open Mic)
- Radio Capicu on BlogTalkRadio
- Capicu College Tour
- Annual Pa'l Pueblo Charity Benefit
that continue to break the stereotype of the average poetry series.
Capicu Poetry & Cultural Showcase has an incredible following
that embodies a sense of "Familia".
get on the mailing list and even partner with Capicu Poetry &
Cultural Showcase. we are always looking to strategically align
ourselves with progressive individuals and organizations.Email us at CapicuPoetry@gmail.com for more info
We have a bi-weekly online radio show for the global community called Radio Capicu. You can log on and listen at www.blogtalkradio.com/
The Urban Jibaro
Co-Founder / Public Relations