“Rhythms of Social Consciousness”

Curators: Nitza Tufiño and Marcos Dimas

Friday April 24, 6-9 pm

— A Night Honoring  Amiri Baraka —

Hosted by: Sam Diaz

Featuring Poets: Bobby Gonzalez & Jani Rose

In commemoration of national poetry month, ”Rhythms of Social Consciousness” celebrates poets and artists who have maintained a high level of participation and commitment to social justice. The cadence , sounds of street beats punctuate a dedication to the spoken word with visuals, raising  Puerto Rican-Latino and African-American consciousness. The mixed medium visual statements will be interspersed with rarely seen photographs, slides, videos and archival materials, capturing this historic segment of the urban movement.

Friday April 24th, 6-9 pm

— A Night in Honor of Amiri Baraka —

Hosted by Sam Diaz featuring Bobby Gonzalez and Jani Rose

Saturday May 9th, 3-6 pm

— An Evening in  Honor of Tato Laviera —

Featuring Maria Aponte and Not4Prophet

Contributing artist: Photography - Marlis Momber, Geno Rodriguez, Max Colon, David Gonzalez, Marisol Diaz and a few yet to be identified. Poetry and Mixed Mediums: Jesus-Papoleto Melendez, Diana Gitesha Hernandez, Maria Aponte, Not4Prophet, Sandra Maria Esteves, Bobby Gonzalez, Jani Rose, Joe Pietri, Marcos Dimas, Carmen Pietri, Nitza Tufiño, Sam Diaz and others.

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