[BPC Turns 10!] ALOUD 20th Anniversary

Sun, 13 October 2013 // 07:00 PM
Bowery Poetry, 308 Bowery, NYC (map)

This fall marks the 20th Anniversary of the publication of ALOUD:! Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, the seminal anthology that launched the birth of the Spoken Word Movement. To mark the moment -- and the reopening of the Bowery Poetry Club -- co-editors Miguel Algarin and Bob Holman will feature at a reading celebration at the Club on Sun, Oct 13, 7pm. Algarin, Founder of the Nuyorican and Professor Emeritis from Rutgers, will read and sing. His co-editor Bob Holman, who founded the Bowery Poetry Club in 2002, will co-host the evening with Mahogany Browne, the current host of the renowned Nuyorican Poets Cafe Poetry Slam, which Holman began in 1989.

Among the poets confirmed: Miguel Algarin Steve Cannon Edwin Torres Ed Morales Dana Bryant Carl Hancock Rux Dael Orlandersmith Ntozake Shange read by La Bruja David Henderson

Tributes will be made to Pedro Pietri, Sekou Sundiata and others.

Tickets: $15 online advance / $20 at the door