Mi gente! Hot off of her run on Soledad Speaks: A Spoken Word Journey, we are absolutely honored to feature the powerful latina actress and wordsmith ✯ Meriam Rodriguez for our November show! Plus, the infamous Peoples Open Mic that is now a home for established poets, rite of passage for emerging poets, and meeting ground for ALL artists!
Spinning on the wheels is the supertalented producer and DJ, Brooklyns own ♫ DJ Cocotaso, Hosted by PaPo Swiggity!
This takes place at CASA CAPICU, our location right in the back of Evilolive Pizza Bar Pizza Bar- serving up all day every day bar specials: $20 for a pitcher and a pie,
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Friday November 8th, 7 PM
G Train to Broadway,
(We are across from the 90th Precinct)
✯ About our Feature Poet: Meriam “Slim”Rodriguez:
Author of Adelina’s Perfect Girl was born in New York City, and raised in the Bronx. She has been a prolific writer since the age of 7. Her passion for reading and writing was always inspired by her parents who kept a constant sup ply of books and comic books at her disposal. The desire to write a book of her own took a more definite course of action in the summer of 2011 when she began to take notice of the wave of writers within her own community writing and self publishing important works of art. In 2013 she was part of the wildly successful play “Soledad Speaks, directed by Linda Nieves-Powell. She traveled the country visiting state and city colleges with Latino Flavored Productions in the plays Jose Can Speak and Pink: The Chronicles of BC Jenny. Meriam has also been a member of The NYC Latina Writer’s Group since 2010, through which she has met and created with like-minded poets and writers from the underground community. She has also performed at The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Camaradas, La Pregunta Arts Cafe, The Bowery Poetry Club, HISPANIC PANIC!, and at the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center. She is currently working on translations for Adelina’s Perfect Girl and bringing her work to a wider audience.
* MAXIMIZE your MONEY! Get to us early right after work/school for the 2-for-1 Happy Hour from 6pm-7:30 pm. Hungry?? $20 for a pitcher and a pizza pie.. Evilolive Pizza Bar also serves awesome empanadas!
* OPEN MIC’ers! Remember my sign-up list closes at 8 PM! Afterwards, you’re put on a”tentative” list so get there on time! 3 Minute limit!
For musical accompaniment.. We don’t have a CD player but DJCocotaso can play something off your iPod! or take it old school and bring one of your friends that can BEAT BOX! lol we actually did that!
* SHOWTIME is 8PM! I have to push it sometimes if enough people arent getting there on time soooo GET THERE ON TIME! lol
* COME WITH AN OPEN MIND, AND OPEN HEART! Y positivo, okay???
Looking forward to a GREAT show… see you Friday night…