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Word Up Gala Para Todes: Celebrating 11 Years!

This June Word Up is celebrating our 11th anniversary with a gala for all! We’d like to formally invite you to dress to impress (whatever that means for you) outside the bookshop at 2113 Amsterdam Ave. for live music, readings, books, and laughter. Free admission for all.

3pm | Story time with Margaret Peot (author of At Night) Р3pm, outside

3pm | Reading with Adriana Herrera Р3pm, inside

4pm | Hearts of Steel Р@heartsofsteelbk

5:30pm | The Cart performed by Maaji Newbold & Marcus Moore, the Homeless Poet

6pm¬†| Aurelio Martinez¬†–¬†http://www.aureliomusic.net/

7pm | Open Mic organized by Dominican Writers 

Dress your best! Lots of food! A huge raffle!

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Saturday, June 25, 2022 –¬†3:00pm¬†to¬†8:00pm

2113 Amsterdam Avenue

New York, NY 10032

Intergenerational Jazz Power Jam Festival 2022

Uptown!, the 19-piece Steven Oquendo Latin Jazz Orchestra (SOLJO) celebrates the living legacy of the Palladium Ballroom and Oquendo‚Äôs musical setting of ‚ÄúBlack Notes and ‚ÄėYou Do Something To Me‚Äô, a poem by Sandra Maria Esteves.‚ÄĚ Also, a salute to Sam (Jones) and Cedar (Walton) with JPI Emerging Artist-in-Residence Jason Clotter and his quartet.

Location: Hispanic Society Museum & Library, Broadway Between 155th and 156th Streets, NY, NY 10032. 

*This is an outdoor performance. Face masks and proof of COVID-19 vaccination required to enter gallery exhibition or other indoor spaces. Rain location: Church of the Intercession, SE corner of Broadway and 155th Street, NY, NY 10032.


The Chums of Chance, Latin Jazz Trio at Cornerstone Church

Merrill Clark’s Latin Jazz piano trio is making its long-awaited debut in concert. Merrill Clark, piano; Israel Payero-Cabral, bass; Sebastian Gatton, drums. Music of Billy Strayhorn, John Coltrane, Mongo Santamaria, Leonard Cohen, Miles Davis and Victor Feldman (with an assist from Louis Bauzo), Bill Evans, Kenny Baron, George Duke, Charles Mingus, John McLaughlin,
José Roberto Bertrami, Jaco Pastorious and Wayne Shorter.

Sugar Hill Story Hour: Tammy Hall presents Trickster Tales

Please join us as Storyteller, Tammy Hall regales us with fun tales from all around the globe about some of the world’s trickiest characters from the duppies and jumbies in the Caribbean Islands to the dragons in China to everything in between!

Saturday, June 25th 2022
11:00am and 1:00pm