What do you get when you mix a trendy lounge, mojitos, a dynamic host, visual artists and some of the hottest poets & comedians in NYC with a crowd that is ready to feed their souls and then party the night away…
CAPICU POETRY & CULTURAL SHOWCASE @ NOTICE LOUNGE IN BROOKLYN!
Friday, March 27
Notice Lounge & Cafe
198 Union Ave (across from 90th Precinct)
Join Capicu Poetry & Cultural Showcase as we celebrate their second anniversary at Brooklyn’s own Notice Lounge.
Here’s just part of our Special Line-Up! (Confirmed):
Flaco Navaja- multitalented performer that has graced the stages as a feature of Nuyorican Poets Cafe, HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, and is also the lead vocalist for Boricua Roots music group YERBABUENA
Americo Casiano- Award-winning and Founding Poet
c/o PRSUN Radio:
Americo Casiano Jr. is one of the original Nuyorican poets and a key founding activist for the Nuyorican arts movement. He has promoted, produced and coordinated numerous readings and performance series for key arts and cultural organizations in New York City. Among them: El Taller/galleria Boricua (The Puerto Rican Workshop, Inc.), El Museo Del Barrio, Inc., New Rican Village, Inc. the Bronx Council on the Arts and the NuyoRican School Original Poetry Jazz Ensemble, Inc.
Maegan “La Mamita Mala” Ortiz- Managing Editor of VivirLatino.com
A Queens born and bred Nuyorican mami, Espanglish poeta, freelance writer, blogger, and all around rabble rouser. Her words and opinions have been featured in the Washington Post, Latina Magazine, The New York Daily News, and National Public Radio.
George Diaz- Comedian- Creator- Producer- Director
As founder of Latino Laughter, Llegamos Live and Llegamos Radio, George has worked with many of today Latin luminaries in the entertainment industry. Through the years, he has collaborated with Daddy Yankee, Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Frankie Negron, Brenda K. Starr, Ulysses, Terrero, Paul Rodriguez, and Dave Chappelle. As producer of Llegamos Live, George has launched the careers of many of his former and current Llegamos Players, but he is humble enough to only remind them of this fact daily, George Diaz is firmly committed to making the world a better place- for Latinos. Oh, and non-Latinos as well.
More info very soon!
You helped us build Capicu…it is only right you come celebrate with us.
More Special Invited Guests will be announced soon…
As always we will have special giveaways and lots of surprises…get there early…afterparty included with your $10 admission.
Hope to see you there.