April 2 – “Showin’ Off” Art Sharing Event

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Come join the Center for Neighborhood Leadership organizing collective for our event Showin’ Off. Showin’ Off will be an art sharing event in which we will engage members of the community about what is art, how everyone has access to art, creating art and arts connection to activism. Afterwards, we will be sharing the art that we created with everyone in the space.

Join us for art, conversations and sharing on Saturday April 2nd at Word Up Bookstore from 2pm-5pm.

All are welcome.

Refreshments will be provided.

“Showin’ Off” Art Sharing Event
Sunday, April 2, 2016
2-5pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2
113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY

April 1 – Open Mic + Participatory Budgeting

 

Calling all writers, rappers, musicians, orators, dancers, and artists of all kinds! Join us for the monthly Word Up Open Mic—first Fridays of the month—hosted by Jason Rosario of Washington Heights Music Festival, as all ages and persuasions gather to share, learn, and experience together. For this special edition, Jason will be joined by co-host Lethy Liriano of Washington Heights Artist Movement, and representatives of council district 10 will have a table set up for Participatory Budgeting. Come engage in community art, and have a say in how community resources are allotted, all in one trip!

Open Mic + Participatory Budgeting
Friday, April 1, 2016
6-9pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2
113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY

 

March 26 – Bottom’s Up! Social Open Mic-Women’s History Month Edition

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Bottom’s Up! Social Open Mic (Women’s History Month Edition)

@ THE WORD UP BOOK SHOP
WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, NY

FREE OPEN MIC / 30% OFF ALL USED BOOKS !!!

Hosted by: Charlie Uptown “The Hip Hop Messenger”

Music by: DJ Fresco

Feature Performers:
Yesenia Guerra
Angiie Mulanii
Ms. Reign
iamchelseaiam

Open Mic:
sign up begins @ 5pm – show starts @ 6pm sharp !
– one song per artist / sign up
– music pluggable by aux cable (no usb or cd)

Contacts:
https://twitter.com/bottomsupsocial https://www.facebook.com/bottomsupsocial https://instagram.com/bottomsupsocial/ https://www.mixcloud.com/bottomsupsocial/

EMAIL – BottomsUpSocial@gmail.com

Bottom’s Up! Social Open Mic-Women’s History Month Edition
Saturday, March 26, 2016
5-8pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2
113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY

March 26 – Bonding with Babies over Books

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-After our regular weekly Storytime at 11am-
Bonding with Babies Over Books is a workshop that will help caregivers discover the importance of spending quality time as they read and explore books with their babies.

Caregivers will have the opportunity to accomplish the following:
Gain an understanding of how their baby’s brain develops during the first three years of their life.
Know how to select age appropriate books that will strengthen brain development in children.
Implement literacy activities that will foster a bond between caregiver and child, while simultaneously foster a love of books at an early age.

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Saturday, March 26, 2016
12-1:30pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2
113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY

Marzo 26 – Entre El Internet Y La Literatura

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La librería Word Up y Rafael Reyes Mendes tienen el gran honor de invitar a todos los escritores, poetas, pintores, artistas, y al publico en general a la gran conferencia-monologo, titulada: Entre El Internet Y La Literatura con la disertación y actuación de: Virginia E. Gil.

Tendremos Conferencia, monólogos, y poesías, también refrigerio.
Para información llamar al tel – 646-651-5465

Entre El Internet Y La Literatura
Sabado, 26 de Marzo, 2016
2-4pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2
113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY

March 25 – LGBTQ Noche Bohemia – Bohemian Night

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¡La única actividad artística LGBT en Washington Heights volvió! Comparte con artistas multidisciplinarios una noche llena de amor, creatividad y activismo. Artistas y admiradores que han participado desde el 2005 hasta los que nunca han asistido, están invitados. Artistas invitados: Charlie Vazquez, Manny Lopez, Sarahi Almonte y Nancy La Lanne(Bliss). Como siempre, habrá algo de tomar y de picar (la salsa de Yoseli) y se pedirá una donación de $5.00 para Word Up y los artistas invitados.

The one and only LBGT Open Mic in The Heights is Back! Join multimedia LGBT artists for a night of love, creativity and activism in a safe and welcoming space. Artists and art lovers who have attended since 2005 to new ones are welcome. Featured artists: Charlie Vazquez, Manny Lopez, Sarahi Almonte and Nancy La Lanne(Bliss). As usual, there will something to drink and to snack on (Yoseli’s Salsa) and we’ll ask for a $5.00 donation for Word Up and for featured artists (TBA).

Bilingual Passover Celebration/Celebración Bilingue de la Pascua
Friday, March 25, 2016
7-9m
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2
113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY

March 19 – Story Time Family Breakfast feat. Tamara Bower’s The Mummy-Makers of Egypt

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Join us for a special edition of Story Time, featuring a free, healthy breakfast, special stories, and crafts!

Tamara Bower will read from her new book about Ancient Egypt, The Mummy-Makers of Egypt, and will lead craft activities featuring the mummies, hieroglyphics, and more. While there are a number of children’s books on mummies, none are told from the point of view of the embalmers themselves!

Special thanks to CHALK (Choosing Healthy & Active Lifestyles for Kids; a program of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Ambulatory Care Network) for the mini-grant to support this event.

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Story Time Family Breakfast feat. Tamara Bower’s The Mummy-Makers of Egypt
Saturday, March 19, 2016
11am-1pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2
113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY