two ex-slaves from the same family tribe reunited in the new millenium, after figuring out how to time travel through creating & sharing artistic vision and futuristic ideas about love & liberation. Their sense of humor is what revolts are made of. Jetsetters in this life and the next. shout out to the middle passage. A poet iz born. Love is thicker than blood.
THIS FRIDAY! “Querida Revolución, Soy Tu Nieta” December 6th, 2013 7pm-9pm $12before/$15 at door. Purchase tickets at: www.nuyorican.org #cuba #havana #primo
Aja Monet, youngest poet to win the Nuyorican Poet’s Cafe Grandslam Championship and the last woman to win it since, returns to her hometown after two years living in Europe for her first solo show in New York City. In “Querida Revolución Soy Tu Nieta “ she explores her discoveries from her recent trip to her grandmother’s homeland of Cuba where she is united with family members she never knew existed. Please join her as she tells the story and shares new and old poems of love, family, and loss. She will discuss politics, spirituality, and the role of the artist in naming our experiences so that we may learn to decolonize our imaginations.
“Querida Revolución Soy Tu Nieta “ December 6th, 2013 7-9pm Tickets: $12 before/ $15 at door www.nuyorican.org
Nuyorican Poet’s Cafe 236 E. 3rd street New York, NY 10009