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2113 Amsterdam Ave at 165th St.
New York, NY 10032 United States

September 2019

’68: Paco Ignacio Taibo II in conversation with Mariana Romo-Carmona at Word Up Bookstore

September 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Ave at 165th St.
New York, NY 10032 United States

The distinguished historian & essayist, part of a massive student protest in Mexico City in 1968 when 200 were killed by government troops, talks with activist & scholar…

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Word Up: Poetry Reading w/ Dante Di Stefano & Nkosi Nkululeko

September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Ave at 165th St.
New York, NY 10032 United States

Poets Dante Di Stefano & Nkosi Nkululeko in conversation; books available for sale. Dante Di Stefano is the author of…

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Reading: “MOTHERHOOD SO WHITE” by Nefertiti Austin at Word Up

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Ave at 165th St.
New York, NY 10032 United States

In America, Mother=White. That’s what Nefertiti, a single African American woman, discovered when she decided she wanted to adopt a Black baby boy out of the foster care system…

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Word Up Story Time with Eric Velasquez

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Ave at 165th St.
New York, NY 10032 United States

What do you do when an octopus captures Grandma? Put on your superhero cape and rescue her! Award-winning Afro-Latino artist Eric Velasquez visits for a special story time with his new picture book, “Octopus Stew”…

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Write with JP Infante: “Writing Fiction in the First Person Plural” at Word Up

September 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Ave at 165th St.
New York, NY 10032 United States

Through small discussions, in-class writing prompts, and co-participant feedback, this workshop attempts to have writers use personal experiences as inspiration. How can speaking about major events/moments in our lives help us…

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October 2019

$10

Open Mic Night at Word Up, Hosted by Jason Rosario

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 6, 2019

Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Ave at 165th St.
New York, NY 10032 United States

Writers, performers, musicians, orators, dancers, artists of all kinds! Join us for the monthly Washington Heights Music Festival &…

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November 2019

$10

Open Mic Night at Word Up, Hosted by Jason Rosario

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 6, 2019

Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Ave at 165th St.
New York, NY 10032 United States

Writers, performers, musicians, orators, dancers, artists of all kinds! Join us for the monthly Washington Heights Music Festival &…

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December 2019

$10

Open Mic Night at Word Up, Hosted by Jason Rosario

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 6, 2019

Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Ave at 165th St.
New York, NY 10032 United States

Writers, performers, musicians, orators, dancers, artists of all kinds! Join us for the monthly Washington Heights Music Festival &…

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