Monthly Archives: February 2017

March 5 – Defending Housing and Immigrant and All Human Rights

housingimmigrationevent_170305Members of the Green Party will briefly describe history of struggles for labor, women, housing, African American, gay, immigrant rights—briefly!—and then move onto the need to continue reviving and energizing those struggles. They are all ONE struggle for Human Rights.

 
Defending Housing and Immigrant and All Human
Rights
Sunday, March 5, 2017
2:30-5:30 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY 10032

March 4 – ¡Open Mic en español!

 

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¡Micrófono abierto! Lectura organizada por el MFA en Creación Literaria en Español de NYU y Word Up Community Bookshop. Traigan su ficción, slam, poesía, y no ficción en español para compartir sus voces, ideas, y camaradería.
¡Open Mic en español!
Saturday, March 4, 2017
4-6pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2
113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY 10032

 

26 de Febrero – Círculo de lectura para adultos

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Una reunión casual para sumergirse en el hábito de la lectura y la literatura en español a través de cuentos ilustrados, poemas, relatos y más. Moderada por Mariel Escalante, voluntaria de Word Up.

Círculo de lectura para adultos 

Domingo, 26 de febrero, 2017

3–5pm

Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria

2113 Avenida Amsterdam

Nueva York,  NY 10032

February 24 – Film Screening: 13th

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The United States leads the world in incarceration. And the fuel that feeds the statistic is the mythology of black criminality. In this thought-provoking documentary, directed by Ava DuVernay, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom.
Film Screening: 13th
Friday, February 24, 2017
7-9pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY 10032

February 23 – C.A. Conrad & Dorothea Lasky en español

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C.A. Conrad & Dorothea Lasky en español: *El libro de Frank* y *Pájaro del trueno*

Join Triana Editorial and the poets as we celebrate the release of the Spanish editions of C.A. Conrad’s *The Book of Frank* and Dorothea Lasky’s *Thunderbird.* Each poet will read from their original text while the translator of *The Book of Frank*, Jacob Steinberg, and Triana’s editorial director Alejandro Jorge will read from the corresponding Spanish versions. Copies of both books will be available, as well.

Triana Editorial lxs invita a festejar el lanzamiento de las traducciones españolas de* El libro de Frank* de C.A. Conrad y *Pájaro del trueno* de Dorothea Lasky. Los poetas leerán de los textos originales, y el traductor de *El libro de Frank*, Jacob Steinberg, y el editor jefe de Triana, Alejandro Jorge, leerán de los textos traducidos. También va a haber copias de los dos libros a la venta.

DOROTHEA LASKY is the author of four books of poetry, most recently *ROME* (W.W. Norton/Liveright, 2014), as well as *Thunderbird*, *Black Life*, *AWE*, all out from Wave Books. She is the co-editor of *Open the Door: How to Excite Young People About Poetry* (McSweeney’s, 2013) and several chapbooks, including *Poetry is Not a Project* (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2010). Currently, she is an Assistant Professor of Poetry at Columbia University’s School of the Arts, co-directs Columbia Artist/Teachers, and lives in New York City.

C.A. CONRAD’s childhood included selling cut flowers along the highway for his mother and helping her shoplift. The author of 9 books of poetry and essays, the latest is titled While Standing In Line For Death and is forthcoming from Wave Books (September 2017). He is a Pew Fellow and has also received fellowships from Lannan Foundation, MacDowell Colony, Headlands Center for the Arts, Banff, RADAR, Flying Object and Ucross. For his books, essays, and details on the documentary *The Book of Conrad* (Delinquent Films 2016), please visit http://CAConrad.blogspot.com/

C.A. Conrad & Dorothea Lasky en español
Thursday, February 23, 2017
8-10pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY 10032