The Other Side of Violet is an exhilarating collection of contemporary poetry and short fiction by established and emerging writers from across the United States and beyond. The anthology also contains interviews with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Paul Harding and award-winning poet and novelist Tim Z. Hernandez.
Belmont Avenue has a rich history of local entrepreneurship, bartering and discount goods. Belmont’s history is nostalgic for many long-term Brownsville residents. This series of street festivals will encourage residents to “Be On Belmont” and enhance connectivity between Belmont Ave. by, promoting local business and investment and encouraging a safe pedestrian, resident-consumer, family-friendly “place”.
“Be On Belmont” Weekend Walks will feature local entrepreneurs, performers, resources and activities for all ages. “Be On Belmont” is free and open to the public.
It has been awhile and now it is time for our annual event 'Thee Ingredient'. We have the hottest spoken word artist in Brooklyn. We also have Chocolate Brown coming throuh as a special guest. Chocolate Brown is not only one of the best rappers in Brooklyn; hands down, but one of the realest.
2 Hour Open Bar,
You already know how that goes! We can not wait to see you! We will be recording the open mic portion! So, bring it.
$10 before 10pm
We also have a new beginning party because a Street Poet is moving to Cali, Ladies and gentlemen.
Educators, Activists, and Writers! Capital Preparatory Schools is inviting you to participate in an evening of poetry + discussion. We're looking forward to an evening of sounds, words, and activism. We ask that you bring a poem/piece to perform, preferably with an emphasis on education/social justice. We'll have featured performers, a small open mic, and a roundtable discussion. Come as you are. This event is RSVP only. Only 40 spots are available.
Father Knows Best invites you for an evening of Spoken Word Poetry with nationally ranked slam poets and overall artists who do other art things, Taylor Steele and Kearah-Armonie! These two sisters from different misters have respectively been poets forever and competing in poetry slams for over 7 years(give or take). They are often associated with each other while folks compliment their work, so why not hear these lovely punk femmes in the same night!
an exhibit exploring the complexities of the multicultural and multiracial island of Quisqueya. Eleven women in the arts from the Dominican and the Haitian diaspora crafted visuals works that challenge Dominican and Haitian society norms by breaking through colonialism while embodying the island’s original roots in their featured visual work.
The National Poetry Slam is right around the corner! Come celebrate and get a sneak peak at all the hard work the team has put in this summer, and pick up some sweet treats and a copy of the team's limited edition chapbook!!