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February 22 – Uptown Raccoon: A Jazz Concert

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Felix, Andreu, Oriol and Lluc are 4 friends who met in NYC despite being from far away. Felix from Denmark and Andreu, Oriol and Lluc from Barcelona are united because of their love for Jazz music.  Expect original straight ahead tunes and beautiful harmony-less ballads plus some residual craziness…

Check out this video for a preview.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPpVrj51mUk

Uptown Raccoon: A Jazz Concert
Saturday, February 22

6:30-8:30pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Avenue @ 165th St.
New York NY 10032

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February 2019 – Exhibition & Readings: “I AM” in the Heights

P.S. 132/Juan Pablo Duarte, Urban Arts Partnership, and Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria present the art exhibition I AM, on view February 6–28.

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Three poetry readings will accompany these students’ portraits, which were created under the guidance of art teacher Ruthy Valdez:

POETRY READINGS:

Wednesday, February 6 – 4–5:30pm
Wednesday, February 13 – 4–5:30pm
Wednesday, February 27 – 4–5:30pm

Please join us in celebrating these 125 students and their work!

Exhibition: I AM in the Heights
February 5–28, 2019
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Avenue
New York NY 10032 

Check out the other events in the I AM tour:

February 16 – 31 Days of Praise Volume 2. Book Launch Event

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31 Days of Praise Volume 2 has recently been released, and the author Alexis Hamlor will be signing copies of her latest book. This book is filled with devotionals from days 1 through 31, which will uplift and inspire you everyday. The book has a devotional which is very down to earth and filled with some of the author’s personal experiences. This is an event that you don’t want to miss out on!

Purchase the book in store, or order online here.
https://www.wordupbooks.com/event/31-days-praise-volume-2-book-launch-event

31 Days of Praise Volume 2. Book Launch Event
Saturday, February 16, 2019
1:00-4:00 pm 
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. (@ 165th St.)
New York NY 10032

January 13 – Song a Week Showcase

Come listen and enjoy original music! Featured performers are members of Song A Week 2018: James Kerr, Cristhopper, Eric Vetter, Carlo Fortunato, Tamora Wilson, and more. Song A Week, founded by James Tristan Redding, is an international community of artists supporting each other’s creative process week by week. www.songaweek.org Food will be provided.

Ven a disfrutar una noche de música original! Los artistas que van a presentar son miembrxs de Song A Week 2018: James Kerr, Cristhopper, Eric Vetter, Carlo Fortunato, Tamora Wilson, y más. Song A Week, fundado por James Tristan Redding, es una comunidad internacional de artistas que gozan del apoyo mutuo de sus miembrxs en sus procesos creativos semana por semana. www.songaweek.org Habrá comida.

 

Song a Week  Showcase
Friday, January 11, 2018
6
–8pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. @ 165th St.
New York NY 10032

January 6 – Album Release: Dan Rauchwerk’s We Are More Than What We Leave Behind

Best described as a “musical Wikipedia,” songwriter, singer, and multi-instrumentalist Dan Rauchwerk seeks to educate as he entertains. A founding member of the internationally touring folk band The Lords of Liechtenstein, Dan has recently embarked on a solo career. At Word Up, Dan will be playing from his debut solo album, We Are More Than What We Leave Behind, alongside readings by friends.

Album Release: Dan Rauchwerk’s We Are More Than What We Leave Behind                Sunday, January 6, 2018
3:00-5:00 pm 
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. (@ 165th St.)
New York NY 10032