Celebrate 6 Years of Word Up!
Word Up Community Bookshop/Libreria Comunitaria, celebrates 6 years of serving the Washington Heights/Inwood community with a full day of music, readings and spoken word performances, live painting, and more, outside and inside the bookshop.
Music by MC Maniphes, DJ Delaceiba, Ruben Gonzalez, NYC Brass Brothers, Living Room Sessions, & more!
Readings & spoken word co-programmed by Word at 4F, Uptown Stories, Power to the Parents/Baby Coffee, Literary Freedom Project, La Pluma y la Tinta, and Above the Bridge
& featuring Amanda Alcántara, Stacey Linden, Tiffany Kapri Johnson, Francis Mateo, Joey Brenneman, Armando Batista, Ron Kavanaugh, Raquel Penzo, Agatha Whitthorne, and Jane LeCroy!
Live painting by Feegz & Leslie Jimenez
Art workshops by Pennymadeit & Cindy Vasquez
Living History of 165th Street Story Circle & Mural Painting with Colectivo Amaranta
Loot bags with goodies courtesy of Reach Out and Read & Morris-Jumel Mansion
After-party DJed by Dj Boy
Food & drink generously donated by El Galicia Restaurant, El Bacan, Coogan’s, 809 Sangria Bar and Grill, Jade House, Jade Garden, Chipotle, Luigi’s Pizza, & more!
It’s all going down on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at 2113 Amsterdam Avenue! See you there!