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TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2015



Seeking the Glyph Exhibition Opening and Artist Talk with Edward Sanders
3/31/2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Edward Sanders discusses his glyphic works and personal archive, datingfrom the 1960s, which includes handdrawnglyphs, ephemera, magazinelayouts, daybooks, and The Fugs album covers, on view as part of the exhibitionSeeking the Glyph, curated by Ammiel Alcalay and Kendra Sullivan. Lost Found - The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative editors Alex Wermer-Colan,Gabrielle Kappes, Kai Krienke, and Zohra Saed join Sanders to discuss their experiences working with archives. Exhibition on view through Saturday, May 23.

Poets House
10 River Terrace
212-431-7920
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 01, 2015



A GATHERING OF THE TRIBES POETRY READING
4/1/2015 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Celebrate poetry month with a night of readings and mingling to close the All Together Different show. Tickets - 10 suggested donation

Manny Cantor Center
197 East Broadway
646-395-4280
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SATURDAY, APRIL 04, 2015



Evolving Pop-Up Series - Our Earth, Our World
4/4/2015 - 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
28 days and 5 days each week of free Jazz, music, poetry, dance, and art. Three sets of Performances each night at 7PM, 8PM, and 9PM. Free Jazz, Dance Improvisation, Visual Arts Shows, portraits by Bill Mazza and photos by Carolyn Monastra.

Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
107 Suffolk Street
917-285-4129
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TUESDAY, APRIL 07, 2015



Evolving Pop-Up Series - Our Earth, Our World
4/7/2015 - 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
28 days and 5 days each week of free Jazz, music, poetry, dance, and art. Three sets of Performances each night at 7PM, 8PM, and 9PM. Free Jazz, Dance Improvisation, Visual Arts Shows, portraits by Bill Mazza and photos by Carolyn Monastra.

Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
107 Suffolk Street
917-285-4129
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 08, 2015



Evolving Pop-Up Series - Our Earth, Our World
4/8/2015 - 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
28 days and 5 days each week of free Jazz, music, poetry, dance, and art. Three sets of Performances each night at 7PM, 8PM, and 9PM. Free Jazz, Dance Improvisation, Visual Arts Shows, portraits by Bill Mazza and photos by Carolyn Monastra.

Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
107 Suffolk Street
917-285-4129
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THURSDAY, APRIL 09, 2015



Evolving Pop-Up Series - Our Earth, Our World
4/9/2015 - 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
28 days and 5 days each week of free Jazz, music, poetry, dance, and art. Three sets of Performances each night at 7PM, 8PM, and 9PM. Free Jazz, Dance Improvisation, Visual Arts Shows, portraits by Bill Mazza and photos by Carolyn Monastra.

Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
107 Suffolk Street
917-285-4129
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FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2015



Evolving Pop-Up Series - Our Earth, Our World
4/10/2015 - 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
28 days and 5 days each week of free Jazz, music, poetry, dance, and art. Three sets of Performances each night at 7PM, 8PM, and 9PM. Free Jazz, Dance Improvisation, Visual Arts Shows, portraits by Bill Mazza and photos by Carolyn Monastra.

Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
107 Suffolk Street
917-285-4129
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SATURDAY, APRIL 11, 2015



Evolving Pop-Up Series - Our Earth, Our World
4/11/2015 - 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
28 days and 5 days each week of free Jazz, music, poetry, dance, and art. Three sets of Performances each night at 7PM, 8PM, and 9PM. Free Jazz, Dance Improvisation, Visual Arts Shows, portraits by Bill Mazza and photos by Carolyn Monastra.

Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
107 Suffolk Street
917-285-4129
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TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2015



Evolving Pop-Up Series - Our Earth, Our World
4/14/2015 - 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
28 days and 5 days each week of free Jazz, music, poetry, dance, and art. Three sets of Performances each night at 7PM, 8PM, and 9PM. Free Jazz, Dance Improvisation, Visual Arts Shows, portraits by Bill Mazza and photos by Carolyn Monastra.

Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
107 Suffolk Street
917-285-4129
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2015



Evolving Pop-Up Series - Our Earth, Our World
4/15/2015 - 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
28 days and 5 days each week of free Jazz, music, poetry, dance, and art. Three sets of Performances each night at 7PM, 8PM, and 9PM. Free Jazz, Dance Improvisation, Visual Arts Shows, portraits by Bill Mazza and photos by Carolyn Monastra.

Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
107 Suffolk Street
917-285-4129
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THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2015



Evolving Pop-Up Series - Our Earth, Our World
4/16/2015 - 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
28 days and 5 days each week of free Jazz, music, poetry, dance, and art. Three sets of Performances each night at 7PM, 8PM, and 9PM. Free Jazz, Dance Improvisation, Visual Arts Shows, portraits by Bill Mazza and photos by Carolyn Monastra.

Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
107 Suffolk Street
917-285-4129
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From The New World A Reading by Jorie Graham
4/16/2015 - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
One of the most celebrated poets of the post-war generation, Pulitzer Prize winning poet and Harvard professor Jorie Graham is the authorof thirteen books of poetry, most recently From The New World - Poems 1976-2014. Join us for one of the first public readings from this anticipated collection.

Poets House
10 River Terrace
212-431-7920
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FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2015



Evolving Pop-Up Series - Our Earth, Our World
4/17/2015 - 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
28 days and 5 days each week of free Jazz, music, poetry, dance, and art. Three sets of Performances each night at 7PM, 8PM, and 9PM. Free Jazz, Dance Improvisation, Visual Arts Shows, portraits by Bill Mazza and photos by Carolyn Monastra.

Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
107 Suffolk Street
917-285-4129
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SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 2015



A Broad Margin to My Life Maxine Hong Kingston
4/18/2015 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Recipient of the National Book Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award, author of the renowned 1976 work The Woman Warrior, and the daughter of illegal Chinese immigrants, Maxine Hong Kingston discusses the real life politics of genre-how protecting her parents and family meant designating their personal histories as fiction. In addition, Kingston presents a reading and talk on Monday, April 20, at 6.15pm at Columbia University.

Poets House
10 River Terrace
212-431-7920
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Evolving Pop-Up Series - Our Earth, Our World
4/18/2015 - 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
28 days and 5 days each week of free Jazz, music, poetry, dance, and art. Three sets of Performances each night at 7PM, 8PM, and 9PM. Free Jazz, Dance Improvisation, Visual Arts Shows, portraits by Bill Mazza and photos by Carolyn Monastra.

Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
107 Suffolk Street
917-285-4129
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SUNDAY, APRIL 19, 2015



Spring Poems and Songs in the Winter Garden
4/19/2015 - 2:00 PM
Join our hosts, spoken word artist Mahogany Browneand Brooklyn Poet Laureate Tina Chang, and students from Third Street Music School Settlement to celebrate spring in the Winter Garden, Brookfield Place's spectacular glass atrium with views of the new World Trade Centerand the Hudson River. Performances include poetry by local schoolchildren, songs from classic New York City musicals and Pete Seeger, as well as percussion and originalcompositions by Third Street students. Come early and grab lunch at Brookfield Place before the show! Presented by Arts Brookfield. Free admission.

Winter Garden at Brookfield Place
250 Vesey Street
212-431-7920
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TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 2015



Evolving Pop-Up Series - Our Earth, Our World
4/21/2015 - 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
28 days and 5 days each week of free Jazz, music, poetry, dance, and art. Three sets of Performances each night at 7PM, 8PM, and 9PM. Free Jazz, Dance Improvisation, Visual Arts Shows, portraits by Bill Mazza and photos by Carolyn Monastra.

Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
107 Suffolk Street
917-285-4129
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2015



Evolving Pop-Up Series - Our Earth, Our World
4/22/2015 - 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
28 days and 5 days each week of free Jazz, music, poetry, dance, and art. Three sets of Performances each night at 7PM, 8PM, and 9PM. Free Jazz, Dance Improvisation, Visual Arts Shows, portraits by Bill Mazza and photos by Carolyn Monastra.

Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
107 Suffolk Street
917-285-4129
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THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2015



Evolving Pop-Up Series - Our Earth, Our World
4/23/2015 - 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
28 days and 5 days each week of free Jazz, music, poetry, dance, and art. Three sets of Performances each night at 7PM, 8PM, and 9PM. Free Jazz, Dance Improvisation, Visual Arts Shows, portraits by Bill Mazza and photos by Carolyn Monastra.

Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
107 Suffolk Street
917-285-4129
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FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015



Girls Write Now CHAPTERS Reading with Emily St John Mandel
4/24/2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join us for our 2015 CHAPTERS Reading Series! Electrifying, inspirational and fearless performances from our talented mentees and four professional, game-changing women writing today—Tiphanie Yanique, Emily St. John Mandel, Roxane Gay and Quiara Alegría Hudes—on Fridays this spring. Admission - 20 suggested donation, free for teens. Open to the public.

Girls Write Now
247 West 37th Street 1800
212-336-9330
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Evolving Pop-Up Series - Our Earth, Our World
4/24/2015 - 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
28 days and 5 days each week of free Jazz, music, poetry, dance, and art. Three sets of Performances each night at 7PM, 8PM, and 9PM. Free Jazz, Dance Improvisation, Visual Arts Shows, portraits by Bill Mazza and photos by Carolyn Monastra.

Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
107 Suffolk Street
917-285-4129
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SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 2015



Zine Fest 2015
4/25/2015 - 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
The Brooklyn Zine Fest returns to BHS for a second year, showcasing self-published magazines by independent writers, artists, and publishers from the five boroughs and beyond. Featuring a different line-up of 75 exhibitors, workshops and panel talks each day. This is a free event.

Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street
718-222-4111
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Evolving Pop-Up Series - Our Earth, Our World
4/25/2015 - 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
28 days and 5 days each week of free Jazz, music, poetry, dance, and art. Three sets of Performances each night at 7PM, 8PM, and 9PM. Free Jazz, Dance Improvisation, Visual Arts Shows, portraits by Bill Mazza and photos by Carolyn Monastra.

Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
107 Suffolk Street
917-285-4129
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SUNDAY, APRIL 26, 2015



Zine Fest 2015
4/26/2015 - 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
The Brooklyn Zine Fest returns to BHS for a second year, showcasing self-published magazines by independent writers, artists, and publishers from the five boroughs and beyond. Featuring a different line-up of 75 exhibitors, workshops and panel talks each day. This is a free event.

Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street
718-222-4111
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TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 2015



Hurt So Good Building the Body of the Beloved and Other Emotional Imageries with Natalie Diaz
4/28/2015 - 7:00 PM
Award-winning poet and former professional basketball player Natalie Diaz is the author of "When My Brother Was an Aztec". She'll discussthe relationship between breaking, creating, and love in the inspiration, construction, and revision of poetry. Presented as part of the Emerging Poets Fellowship public lecture series, with support from the Jerome Foundation.

Poets House
10 River Terrace
212-431-7920
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Evolving Pop-Up Series - Our Earth, Our World
4/28/2015 - 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
28 days and 5 days each week of free Jazz, music, poetry, dance, and art. Three sets of Performances each night at 7PM, 8PM, and 9PM. Free Jazz, Dance Improvisation, Visual Arts Shows, portraits by Bill Mazza and photos by Carolyn Monastra.

Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
107 Suffolk Street
917-285-4129
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 2015



Evolving Pop-Up Series - Our Earth, Our World
4/29/2015 - 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
28 days and 5 days each week of free Jazz, music, poetry, dance, and art. Three sets of Performances each night at 7PM, 8PM, and 9PM. Free Jazz, Dance Improvisation, Visual Arts Shows, portraits by Bill Mazza and photos by Carolyn Monastra.

Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
107 Suffolk Street
917-285-4129
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THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2015



Poets House - Poem in Your Pocket Day
4/30/2015 - 3:00 PM
Throughout the day, Poets House staff and volunteers will distribute pocket-sized poems written by budding poets from neighboring elementary schools. NEIGHBORHOOD POETRY READ-IN - Join our young pocket-poets and other special guests foran afternoon of readings and fun! We invite you to bring a poem of your choice to share, or find one here at Poets House. A great after-school event for families and poetrylovers of all ages, and a festive culmination of our year-long work with local school children.

Poets House
10 River Terrace
212-431-7920
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Evolving Pop-Up Series - Our Earth, Our World
4/30/2015 - 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
28 days and 5 days each week of free Jazz, music, poetry, dance, and art. Three sets of Performances each night at 7PM, 8PM, and 9PM. Free Jazz, Dance Improvisation, Visual Arts Shows, portraits by Bill Mazza and photos by Carolyn Monastra.

Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
107 Suffolk Street
917-285-4129
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FRIDAY, MAY 01, 2015



Evolving Pop-Up Series - Our Earth, Our World
5/1/2015 - 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
28 days and 5 days each week of free Jazz, music, poetry, dance, and art. Three sets of Performances each night at 7PM, 8PM, and 9PM. Free Jazz, Dance Improvisation, Visual Arts Shows, portraits by Bill Mazza and photos by Carolyn Monastra.

Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
107 Suffolk Street
917-285-4129
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MONDAY, MAY 04, 2015



Alternate Worlds Poetry and Popular Fiction with Laura Kasischke
5/4/2015 - 7:00 PM
Winner of the 2011 National Book Critics Circle Award for Space, in Chains and a finalist for the 2015 Kingsley Tufts Award, Laura Kasischke is the author of seven books of poetry and nine popular novels. She'll discuss how writing poetry and prose are utterly opposite ways of approachingmaterial, language, and life, drawing on her own work as well as that of other multigenre writers.

Poets House
10 River Terrace
212-431-7920
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MONDAY, MAY 11, 2015



A Celebration of Sámi Culture and Arts Sámi Performing and Visual Arts Festival
5/11/2015 - 6:00 PM
Sámi Teáhter Searvi (STS) and Scandinavia House join together for a two-day festival to celebrate Sámi culture and address topical political and social issues expressed through theater and dance, storytelling, traditional joik, poetry, and films from leading Sámi artists. Tickets - 15 (10 ASF Members), Festival pass - 20 (15 ASF Members)

Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America
58 Park Avenue
212-779-3587
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TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2015



A Celebration of Sámi Culture and Arts Sámi Performing and Visual Arts Festival
5/12/2015 - 6:00 PM
Sámi Teáhter Searvi (STS) and Scandinavia House join together for a two-day festival to celebrate Sámi culture and address topical political and social issues expressed through theater and dance, storytelling, traditional joik, poetry, and films from leading Sámi artists. Tickets - 15 (10 ASF Members), Festival pass - 20 (15 ASF Members)

Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America
58 Park Avenue
212-779-3587
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THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2015



Person Place Thing with Randy Cohen and Diane Ackerman
5/14/2015 - 7:00 PM
We are thrilled to welcome Emmy Award-winner Randy Cohen, widely known as the original writer of "The Ethicist" for NYT Magazine, back to Poets House for a second live recording of his beloved public radio show, which interviews popular public figures about one person, place, and thing they find meaningful. Join us for a special evening of live music and great stories.

Poets House
10 River Terrace
212-431-7920
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SATURDAY, MAY 16, 2015



Tribute to Wanda Coleman
5/16/2015 - 3:00 PM
Los Angeles poet and writer Wanda Coleman (1946-2013) was the author of 20 books,most recently 2008's Jazz and Twelve O'Clock Tales. She was considered the unofficial poet laureate of L.A., and was active across the city's artistic scenes as a poet, performer andsinger, devoted to themes of racism and the female experience. Join friends, family, and poets for readings and discussion of the life and legacy of this electric and under-recognized poet. Cosponsored by Poetry Society of America.

Poets House
10 River Terrace
212-431-7920
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TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2015



Keeping It Real and Imagining It with Afaa Michael Weaver
5/19/2015 - 7:00 PM
Beginning with a poem by Sterling Brown, this interactive craft lecture with 2014 Kingsley Tufts Award winner Afaa Michael Weaver will consider thechallenges and rewards of using vernacular language, including the resulting identity processes and perceptions of both writerand reader.Presented as part of the Emerging Poets Fellowship public lecture series, with support from the Jerome Foundation

Poets House
10 River Terrace
212-431-7920
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THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2015



Lines into Sentences Poetry into Fiction with Renee Gladman, Ben Lerner, and Eileen Myles
5/21/2015 - 7:00 PM
Current Radcliffe fellow Renee Gladman, award-winning Guggenheim fellow Ben Lerner, and New York School legend Eileen Myles, all celebrated writers of both poetry and prose, discuss their experiments with and between forms as well as their work in editing and publishing transgenre works.

Poets House
10 River Terrace
212-431-7920
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