Poets & Passion
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)
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