Save The Date! Wednesday November 11, 2009
REPUBLIC Worldwide Presents:
WAY OF THE WORD
It is in the spirit of language arts that on Wednesday, November 11, 2009 REPUBLIC presents the first installment of its recurring “Way of the Word” program at Bar On A, 170 Avenue A (between 10th and 11th) in Manhattan.
WAY OF THE WORD is a unique evening of art, poetry, performance and music by emerging artists in the New York poetry world.
Visual Poets include: Edward Hopely, Brian VanRemmen and more
Slam poets: Khephran Riddick and Aldrin Valdez
Traditional poets: Davey Vacek, Katie Przybylski, Marissa Forbes, Peter Ford, and three founding members of a Brooklyn based poetry group called The Corresponding Society—Lonely Christopher, Robert Snyderman, and Jason Tallon.
Musical performance by Me & Him
Doors open at 7pm with a visual and interactive gallery hour for the artists, poets, and guests before the readings begin at 8pm.
Drink specials from 7 to 9pm provided by Bar On A
A short event anthology, featuring poets from the show and around the nation will be available for purchase online and at the door.
Portions of the proceeds will be donated to Reading Excellence and Discovery(READ), a foundation that promotes literacy by pairing qualified high school tutors with elementary students who demonstrate below grade level reading skills.
For more information about “Way of the Word,” R.E.A.D. or REPUBLIC please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com / call 443. 528. 6761 or 917. 478. 7513