Acclaimed poet Carmen Bardeguez-Brown will host the poetry workshop "Poetry like bread is for everyone/ La Poesia como el pan es para todos" followed by an open mic, performance and reception.
Carmen Bardeguez-Brown work was showcased in the documentary: Latino Poets in the United States. She has been invited to read at The Nuyorican Poets Café, The Fez, Mad Alex Foundation, Smoke, The Soho Arts Festival, Long wood Gallery, The Kitchen, La Casa Azul, New Years Alternative Poetry Marathon at Dixon Place, The Boricua College Poetry Series, Caribbean Theater, Word Festival 2013 and many other venues in the tri-state area. Some of her work has been performed by Felipe Luciano’s Poets’s Choir and Butch Morris Conduction series #27 performed at The Whitney Museum. Her work has been published in Tribes, Long Shot, Fuse, School Voices, Anthology: Aloud Voices from the Nuyorican, ¡Manteca!: An Anthology of AfroLatin@ Poets and Pha'titude. She has two poetry books: Straight from the Drums: Al Ritmo del Tambor could be and Dreaming Rhythms Despertando Silencios published by Miguel Estepario. Her third book of poetry: Meditation on Love, Dance and Loss will be published late this year. She is one of 50 Puerto Ricans showcased in the exhibition Homenaje created and curated by Ricardo Muniz that is currently housed at the Centro for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College.
Schedule of events:
5:30-7 p.m. Workshop
7 p.m. Break, Snacks, open mic signup
7:15-8 p.m. Open Mic
8-8:30 p.m. Performance
8:30-9 p.m. Reception
This event is free. Registration is required.
Please follow this link to register.
Presented in collaboration with the Provostial Fund for Arts and Humanities, Observatorio Cervantes, the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, the Committee on Ethnicity, Migration and Rights; and the Committee on Degrees in History and Literature.