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2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY United States
(347) 688-4456 https://wordupbooks.wordpress.com/

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September 2017

Fractious Press Panel: Translation & Publication at Word Up

September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Word Up Community Book Shop, 2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY United States

Join us for a Fractious Press Panel on Translation & Publishing, organized with support from the Citizens Committee of NYC. The panel will include the writers, translators, and educators Urayoán Noel, Myrna Nieves, and David Unger. This event forms part of

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Word Up – Warrior Queen’s Women’s Open Mic

September 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Word Up Community Book Shop, 2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY United States

Warrior Queen Initiative will be hosting a women’s open mic that will feature all female and gender nonconforming performers. All audience members welcome to enjoy the poetry, music and perhaps some comedy.

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Book Launch: (H)afrocentric Comics Vol. 1–4 at Word Up

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Word Up Community Book Shop, 2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY United States

Word Up is excited to welcome comics creator Juliana “Jewels” Smith upon the release of her collected comics volumes on PM Press! Glyph Award winner Juliana “Jewels” Smith and illustrator Ronald Nelson have created an unflinching visual and literary tour-de-force on the most pressing issues of the day— including gentrification, police violence, and the housing crisis—with humor and biting satire. (H)afrocentric tackles racism, patriarchy, and

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Cuéntame un Cuadro at Word Up Book Shop

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Word Up Community Book Shop, 2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY United States

Cuéntame un Cuadro (Tell Me the Story of an artwork) is a story-telling program in Spanish for families with children ages 5 to 9. Discover fun facts about Hispanic art and culture while you learn and create together. The Hispanic Society Museum and Library is closed for renovations, but…

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October 2017

No Name presents “ParaNormal, v.8.0 at Word Up

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Word Up Community Book Shop, 2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY United States

This month’s theme: Paranormal V.8.0: Stories that are non-corporeal, metaphysical, woo-woo, freaky-deaky, out-of-this-world, or just plain out there! Super Storytellers is curated and co-hosted by author/storyteller Michele Carlo, the author of “Fish Out Of Agua: My life on neither side of the (subway) tracks,” (Citadel Press). The show will also include…

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Living Room Sessions OPEN MIC at Word Up Bookshop One Year Anniversary Show

October 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Word Up Community Book Shop, 2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY United States

One Year Anniversary Show–MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Spread the Word! All Artists Are INVITED. Calling all writers, rappers, musicians, orators, dancers, and artists of all kinds! Join us for the monthly Word Up Open Mic—first Fridays of the month. At this collaboration between Wash Heights Music Fest and WHAM, all ages and persuasions, gather to

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