March 1- Handwriting Class with Ellen & Jeri / Clase de la letra cursiva con Ellen y Jeri

Handwriting Class with Ellen & Jeri / Clase de la letra cursiva con Ellen y Jeri

Find out how to write (and read!) cursive script! Practice the basics and learn a bit about the history of writing in this fun class for people from 7 to 107. We will examine the written forms and connectors for the alphabet, then practice creating your own beautiful signature! The workshop will be presented in both English and Spanish. Sunday, March 1, 1-3pm.

¡Aprende cómo escribir (y leer) la letra cursiva! Ejercita lo básico y aprende un poco sobre la historia de la escritura en esta clase muy divertida para personas de 7 a 107 años. Examinaremos las formas y conectores para las letras del alfabeto, y practicaremos creando una bella firma propia. El taller se presentará en inglés y español. Domingo, 1 marzo, 1-3pm.

Handwriting Class with Ellen & Jeri / Clase de la letra cursiva con Ellen y Jeri
Sunday, March 1, 2020/Domingo 1 de Marzo de 2020
1-3 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. @ 165th St.
New York NY 10032

February 27- Kiskeya Ayiti: ReImagining Resistance, Revolution and Reconciliation Book & Video Club

February 2020 Book: JACQUES VIAU RENAUD, Poesia Completa

Kiskeya Ayiti: ReImagining Resistance, Revolution and Reconciliation Book & Video Club –  Through book, film and panel discussions, we will dive deep into conversations to unlearn and decolonize healing individually and collectively from the traumas of racism.

Dominicans Love Haitians Movement is an art-based non-profit organization using various art modalities as an anti-racist tool. Our goal is to celebrate our commonalities, honour our differences, and dismantle racialized discrimination, bias and prejudice forging a future free from tyranny.

Kiskeya Ayiti: ReImagining Resistance, Revolution and Reconciliation Book & Video Club
Thursday, February 27, 2020
6:30-8:30 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. @ 165th St.
New York NY 10032

February 21- Book Release: Monie Marshall’s “Tighten Up”

Join us for the release of Monia Marshall’s new fitness book “Tighten Up”! Monie Marshall is a keynote speaker and a lifestyle coach. Her new book “Tighten Up” will show you what you need to do to get precisely the body you want. At this book event, there will be a short video, light bites, and an excerpt reading, a raffle and prizes.

Instagram: @moniemarshall Facebook: Monie Fit

Book Release: Monie Marshall’s “Tighten Up”
Friday, February 21, 2020
6:30-8:30 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. @ 165th St.
New York NY 10032

February 22- Exploring identity: a free writing workshop for queer youth

secure your spot! eventbrite: http://bit.ly/inqludedfreeworkshop3

what? free writing workshop, exploring identity through personal essay, fiction & poetry

*this event is open to all queer identifying folx ages (13-30)

 Exploring identity: a free writing workshop for queer youth
Saturday, February 22, 2020
3-5 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. @ 165th St.
New York NY 10032

February 14- “Cómo leer poesía” club de lectura

Como parte del Aula de Poesía América invertida, “Cómo leer poesía” es una serie de talleres de lectura donde leeremos poesía hispana, latinoamericana y latinx. Cada sesión tendrá un coordinador/a que preparará la selección de textos. El viernes 14 de febrero, la selección de poesía boliviana contemporánea está a cargo de Giovanni Bello. El evento será en español. (Más en americainvertida.com) //

As part of the América Invertida poetry Room, “Cómo leer poesía” is a workshop reading series in which we will read Hispanic, Latin American and Latinx poetry. Each session will have a coordinator who will be in charge of the selection. On Friday, February 14th, the selection of Bolivian contemporary poetry has been made by Giovanni Bello. The event will be in Spanish. (Selection can be found at americainvertida.com)

“Cómo leer poesía” club de lectura                                                                          Friday, February 14, 2020/14 de febrero de 2020
4:00-7 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. @ 165th St.
New York NY 10032