Poets & Passion: Book Launch – Rainwata, May 28, 2008, Brooklyn

Evening Time
Poets & Passion
Talking Dub
Featuring: JaBEZ and Osageyefo

Wednesday, May, 28 @ 7pm

Our monthly after-work, open-mic, poets an lovers of the spoken word spotlights Dub Poetry with two of the most talented proponents in the New York area: JaBEZ and Osageyefo.

With it’s hypnotic mix of spoken word, reggae music and social consciousness, the Dub Poetry genre, coming out of the urban ghettos of Jamaica, has influenced writers throughout the Caribbean and internationally.

The session also sees the launch of JaBEZ’s latest collection of poems, Rainwata – Unda e poem tree.

Central Branch – Dweck Center
Brooklyn Public Library
Grand Army Plaza (Eastern Pkway & Flatbush Ave)

Up Next
June ’08
Caribbean American Heritage Month

Thurs., June 19 – Sat., June 21

One of Our Sons is Missing
Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts – LIU Brooklyn Campus

Written by Godfrey Sealy.
Featuring (in alphabetical order): Sheldon Barnes, Dianne Dixon, Marvin Gordon, David King, Glen Morrison, Natasha Murray, Susan Olton Kennedy; Winston Yarde

Box Office: 718-488-1624 Group Rates: 718-783-8345
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Wed., June 25 @ 7pm

Poets & Passion: Our Caribbean

Anthology of lesbian and gay writing from across the Antilles. Featuring: R. Erica Doyle, Rosamond S. King, Anton Nimblett

Central Branch – Brooklyn Public Library
718-783-8345 / 718-262-3750