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March 29 – Why Do Public Schools Matter in the Age of Trump?

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Clara Hemphill is the founder of InsideSchools & author of NYC’s Best Public Pre-K & Elementary Schools, which is based on more than 150 visits to public pre-k & elementary schools in all five boroughs.

Why Do Public Schools Matter in the Age of Trump?
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
5:30pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY 10032

 

February 3 – Living Room Sessions Open Mic

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Living Room Sessions Open Mic
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. A collaboration between Wash Heights Music Fest and WHAM, this month’s edition will be hosted by Know Ideas and will feature MC Jason Rosario. All ages and persuasions, gather to share, learn, and experience together. Special for this month: cash prize for the best performer!

Living Room Sessions Open Mic
Friday, February 3, 2017
6–9pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY 10032

Thursdays – Resistance Work Sessions/Jornadas de resistencia

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Are you fired up? Worried? Do you want to actually DO something? This weekly meetup provides a supportive space for you to work on any political or resistance action you wish. There’s no set program—you could contact your representative, read, blog, make a poster, plan future actions, or learn about what others are doing. We will provide as many materials as possible, including lists of action ideas, paper, stamps, envelopes, government contact info, and art supplies. Help with supplies is appreciated. Check for occasional scheduling changes.

February 2, February 16, and every Thursday thereafter
(We have a book talk already scheduled for Feb. 9—though please feel free to attend that too!). Drop in anytime between 6 and 9pm.

resistance_work_sessions_2017_espanol-01¿Está enojado? ¿Preocupado? ¿Le urge hacer algo? Esta sesión semanal será un sitio de apoyo para trabajar en la acción política que usted quiera. No habrá programa fijo— se podrá contactarse con sus representantes gubernamentales, leer, escribir en su blog, hacer un póster, planear acciones futuras, o conocer lo que los demás hacen. Se proveerá tantos materiales como sea posible, incluyendo una lista de ideas de acciones políticas, papel, sellos, sobres, información de contacto para el gobierno, y materiales de arte. Se le agradecerá su ayuda con los materiales; traiga lo que pueda. Ponga atención a cambios esporádicos al horario.

Comenzando el 2do y 16 de Febrero, y cada Jueves después
(Tenemos un evento el 9 de Diciembre, pero están invitados a ese tambien!). Vengan a cualquier tiempo entre las 6 y 9 de la tarde.

Resistance Work Sessions/Jornadas de resistencia
Feb 6, 19, and every Thursday after,  2017
6-9pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY 10032

 

29 de Enero – La hora del cuento para adultos

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Primera lectura de cuentos para adultos 2017

Queda cordialmente invitado a un círculo de lectura en donde se le leerán cuentos cortos en español, en voz alta,  tanto ilustrados como de prosa, narrativa,y poesía,  moderados por la narradora y animadora de lectura Mariel Escalante. En este círculo de lectura tendrá la oportunidad de escuchar diversas historias seleccionadas, de discutirlas y de leerlas quien así lo desee.

¡Lo esperamos!

Domingo, 29 de Enero, 2017
3-5pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY 10032

January 28 – Uptown Family Jam Winter 2017

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The Uptown Family Jam is an all ages event for people to come together and share music in a relaxed family friendly setting. All ages and genre’s of music welcome. The first Uptown Family Jam in September 2016 was a raging success with more than nine performers playing hip hop, folk, classical, klezmer, electronic music, rock and TV/movie classics to a packed audience of families, kids and grownups. Contact Jon Braman (sproutingdaisies@yahoo.com) to get on the bill to perform in January 2017!

Uptown Family Jam Winter 2017
Saturday, January 28, 2017
4-6pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY 10032