Word in the Heights is a teen open mic for spoken word artists, singers, rappers, and others who want to share their voices and talents. Sign up to perform or come and enjoy a night of performances and music, by youth, for youth.
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Get a chance to win a gift card. To enter:
1. Like, Share & Follow our IG & Facebook page @wordintheheights
2. Attend the Open Mic event
Winner will be announced at the show and must be present in order to receive the gift card!
This Launchpad Arts Collective event is funded in part by Poets & Writers with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, as well as by Citizens Committee for New York City.
Word in the Heights Teen Open Mic Friday, November 9, 2018 6–8pm Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria 2113 Amsterdam Ave. @ 165th St. New York NY 10032
Calling all writers, rappers, musicians, orators, dancers, and artists of all kinds! Join us for the monthly Living Room Sessions Open Mic—first Fridays of the month. Presented by Verdadero Entertainment (Jason Rosario), Washington Heights Artist Movement (Lethy Liriano), and Know Ideas. All ages and persuasions, gather to share, learn, and experience together.
¡Se hace un llamado a todos los escritores, raperos, músicos, oradores, bailarines y artistas de todo tipo! Unanse a nuestro micrófono abierto—cada primer viernes de mes. Esta es una colaboración entre Verdadero Entertainment (Jason Rosario), WHAM (Lethy Liriano), y Know Ideas. Individuos de todas edades y persuasiones pueden juntarse a compartir, aprender y vivir una experiencia en grupo.
Living Room Sessions Open Mic Friday, November 2, 2018 5:30–8:30pm Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria 2113 Amsterdam Ave. @ 165th St. New York NY 10032
Join Radix Media and Word Up Community Bookshop as we host an evening of literary works from our book, AFTERMATH: Explorations of Loss & Grief. Light refreshments will be provided, and the authors will be available afterwards to sign copies of the book.
Anna Schott is a writer who has also been a dog-walker, record store owner, and musician. Her personal essay “Getting it Down” is about her connection to a childhood friend who later contracts HIV.
Alex Shvartsman is a writer, translator, and game designer from Brooklyn, New York. Over one hundred of his short stories have appeared in Nature, Galaxy’s Edge, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and other magazines and anthologies. His short story “Icarus Falls” explores the idea of memory and the relationship between a parent and child. Learn more at his website: http://www.alexshvartsman.com.
Laurinda Lind lives and teaches in New York’s North Country near the St. Lawrence River. Her poetry has been in Comstock Review, The Cortland Review, Paterson Literary Review, and others. Her poem “The Lightkeeper Misses His Wife in 1996” dates back to her years as a journalist.
Embracing Grief: An Evening of Personal Narratives Friday, October 12, 2018 6:30–8:30pm Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria 2113 Amsterdam Ave. @ 165th St. New York NY 10032