BarrioPoetiX’s upcoming free open mic with spoken word poetry feature, Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 7:00pm, features writer, teacher, poet and VONA/Voices alumna, Vanessa Mártir at the historical La Marqueta marketplace in East Harlem.
BarrioPoetiX is helping to build a community through Poetry, Music, and ART — FREE! every Thursday in August & September at La Marqueta in East Harlem. Mariposa Fernandez curates and hosts BarrioPoetiX with featured poets/artists and a FREE Open Mic, in hopes to revive the community with the great ART that exists there.
Check out what BarrioPoetiX is and why it needs YOUR SUPPORT to keep the ARTS in the community. ART is EVERYWHERE. YOU just have to look for it and become a part of it by showing up to LIVE it!
ABOUT BARRIO POETRIX & THE FREE OPEN MIC:
“BarrioPoetiX is part of La Marqueta Retoña, an initiative to revive the social and cultural elements of the historical site of La Marqueta, in El Barrio NYC through the arts, poetry, music and community activities.
Supported by NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito in collaboration with the Acacia Network.
A community Open Mic for poets with special guest hosts and amazing featured poets/artists. Open Mic signup: 7:00pm. Open Mic and Feature: 7:30pm to 9:40pm. Networking…Connecting… Community building and out by 10pm.”
SCHEDULED FEATURES FOR AUGUST & SEPTEMBER 2015 (more to be posted later):
Thurs, Aug 13th: Poet Vanessa Mártir
Thurs, Aug 20th: Poet Intrest Borges
Thurs, August 27th: Guest Host: Not4Prophet, Featuring: Kid Lucky
Thurs, Sept 3rd: Poet Mona Bode
Thurs, Sept 10th: Prisionera Jamas
Be sure to come out and SUPPORT BarrioPoetriX and this historical site and do your pART to keep the community growing! If you’re a Spoken Word Poetry lover, and you live in the area, than you should be first in line to enjoy the great ART that will come from the poets, musicians, and other activities that will take place at La Marqueta. Become a part of community building as you enjoy ART!
BarrioPoetiX Presents: Free Open Mic with Spoken Word Poetry Features @ La Marqueta
DATE(S): Every THURSDAY, AUGUST THROUGH SEPTEMBER, 2015 (see above schedule)
TIME: 7:30pm – 10:00pm (7:00pm Open Mic signup)
La Marqueta (Market · Outdoor Recreation · Event Venue)
1590 Park Ave (btwn 111th St. and 116th St.)
East Harlem, New York 10029
For more information on La Marqueta, visit:
Twitter: @LaMarquetaNYC #LaMarqueta #MeetMeAtLaMarqueta
For more information on Vanessa Mártir, visit her on: