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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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November 2017

Lantern Arts’ “Exhibit: Self” at Word Up

November 24 @ 12:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until November 30, 2017

Word Up Community Book Shop, 2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY United States

Through November, “Exhibit: Self” features self-portraits of Lantern Arts Collective artists in mixed media, acrylic, & photography. The Lantern Arts Collective unites artists of diverse backgrounds and experience who live in Lantern Community Services supportive housing buildings. Guided by Chantal Heijnen, Sonja Rohde and Emily Sharp, members of the groups meet on a weekly basis to explore a variety of media.

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

November 30 @ 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 hosts this monthly women’s open mic featuring all female and gender nonconforming performers. All audience members welcome to enjoy the poetry, music and perhaps some comedy. To register, visit:

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December 2017
$5

Living Room Sessions OPEN MIC at Word Up Bookshop

December 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Word Up Community Book Shop, 2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY United States

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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Brown Girls Read! at Word Up

December 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Word Up Community Book Shop, 2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY United States

Brown Girls Read! is a bi-monthly reading circle for Black and Brown femme and women-identifie​d folk living in uptown areas. We read books written by dope authors of color and gather to explore how the literature relates to our life experiences as…

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Words and Music Series: Sheila Maldonado and Janice Lowe at Word Up Bookshop

December 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Word Up Community Book Shop, 2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY United States

Sheila Maldonado is the author of the poetry collection one-bedroom solo (Fly by Night Press, 2011). Her 2nd publication, “that’s what you get,” is forthcoming from Brooklyn Arts Press. Janice A. Lowe writes and composes music-text hybrids. She is the author of Leaving CLE poems of nomadic dispersal and composer of the musical LIL BUDDA,

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