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Live Action Mala Alert: El Museo del Barrio’s SUPER SABADO: Cuéntame! Celebrating Oral History

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El Museo del Barrio in Spanish Harlem, NYC has been very generous with me y inviting me to participate in events. Tomorrow, Saturday, November 19th, I am lucky enough, thanks to Maria Morales, to be participating in their Speak Up! segment of el Museo’s Super Sabado Cuéntame! Celebrating Oral History day.

SPEAK UP!
7:00 -9:00pm, El Café
María Morales hosts an evening of fresh faces and contemporary voices in today’s spoken word movement. Def Poetry’s Anthony Morales features alongside Nancy-Arroyo Ruffin, Jennifer “Skye” Cabrera and Maegan Ortiz. (ages 18+)

The event is FREE and open to the public and I am looking forward to sharing a little bit of history – personal and political with some of you.

And for my Next Act…..

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This is my next poetic exercise. I am excited to try my hand at a new poetic style and getting to play dress up. If you are in the NYC area RSVP and come through.
Gracias to el Museo del Barrio for choosing me to take part in this exciting event.

Woodlawn Cemetery, 501 East 233rd Street, Bronx, NY
Sunday, October 10, 2010
2:00pm – 4:00pm
FREE ADMISSION

Prepare for the most lively cemetery experience of the year. As part of Nueva York, El Museo is partnering with the Woodlawn Cemetery and City Lore to offer a walking tour of the final resting places of renowned Latinos Celia Cruz, Carmen Miyares de Mantilla, Juan Machado, and others. Learn more about these notables through Calaveras, a form of poetry created during Day of the Dead celebrations to humor celebrities, performed on-site by poets and spoken word artists.

Please note: Participants should meet at the entrance of The Woodlawn Cemetery, located at the Jerome Avenue entrance.

Subway Directions: Take the #4 train (Lexington Avenue express or local) to the end of line – Woodlawn Station. At the base of the station, walk about a half block, and the Jerome Avenue entrance will be on the right.

RSVP required at www.elmuseo.org/en/event/nueva-york-woodlawn-cemetery

NUEVA YORK en el Cementerio Woodlawn en el Bronx

Domingo 10 de octubre del 2010
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Cementerio Woodlawn, 501 Este de la Calle 233, Bronx, NY
Entrada: Gratis

Prepárate para la visita al cementerio más alegre del año. Como parte de Nueva York, el Museo del Barrio se ha asociado con el cementerio de Woodlawn y City Lore para ofrecer un recorrido a pie de los sitios donde descansan latinos y latinas ilustres que forman parte de la historia de Nueva York, incluyendo Celia Cruz, Carmen Miyares de Mantilla, Juan Machado, entre otros. Aprende más sobre estos notables a través de Calaveras, una forma de poesía recitada durante el Día de los Muertos con la que con humor e ironía se honra a los familares difuntos, y que será presentada por poetas y artistas in situ.

El grupo se reunirá en la entrada del cementerio Woodlawn, ubicada en la Avenida Jerome y la Avenida Bainbridge.

Cómo llegar: Toma el tren # 4 (Avenida Lexington expreso o local) hasta Woodlawn, la última estación. Una vez en la calle, camina media cuadra y verás a tu derecha la entrada al cementerio sobre la Avenida Jerome.

Reserva tu asistencia: www.elmuseo.org/en/event/nueva-york-woodlawn-cemetery