LIVE FROM THE POEMOBILE:LIVE FROM THE POEMOBILE:Poetry and CommunityPoetry and Community
In the tradition of Colombian chivas andIn the tradition of Colombian chivas andpainted Pakistani truckspainted Pakistani ...
THE POEMobile travels to ethnicTHE POEMobile travels to ethniccommunities in New York City…communities in New York City…Im...
and projects poems onto…and projects poems onto…buildingsbuildings bridgesbridges warehousewarehousewallswalls
Native American Urban BeatNative American Urban BeatJune 9, 2011 at the American IndianJune 9, 2011 at the American Indian...
Sing in Me, O Muse!Sing in Me, O Muse!Greek-American Poetry in AstoriaGreek-American Poetry in AstoriaJuly 15, 2011 at The...
featuring performances of traditional music and dancefeaturing performances of traditional music and danceby the Greek-Ame...
Bring to Light FestivalBring to Light FestivalOctober 1, 2011, Greenpoint, BrooklynOctober 1, 2011, Greenpoint, Brooklynfe...
Nuyorican Founders: Voices of the EldersNuyorican Founders: Voices of the EldersNovember 8, 2011 at the Nuyorican Poets Ca...
Norooz 2012: A Celebration of the Persian New YearNorooz 2012: A Celebration of the Persian New YearMarch 22, 2012 at VII ...
featuring a night of multi-media Persian poetry, musical andfeaturing a night of multi-media Persian poetry, musical andth...
Ironbound FadoIronbound FadoJune 2, 2012, Sports Club Portugês,June 2, 2012, Sports Club Portugês,Newark, New JerseyNewark...
featuring Portuguese-American lyrics and songfeaturing Portuguese-American lyrics and song
Lumen FestivalLumen FestivalJune 23, 2012 at the Atlantic Salt Co. Inc., Staten IslandJune 23, 2012 at the Atlantic Salt C...
featuring poetry from members of Staten Island’sfeaturing poetry from members of Staten Island’sMexican, Sri Lankan, and L...
Yiddish Poets:Yiddish Poets:Mayn heym New York – My Home New YorkMayn heym New York – My Home New YorkJune 27, 2012 at the...
Quoth the Raven: Edgar Allan Poe en El Bronx!Quoth the Raven: Edgar Allan Poe en El Bronx!September 8, 2012 at the Bronx D...
an evening of poems written by Poe when he lived in the Bronx,an evening of poems written by Poe when he lived in the Bron...
Transforming the city with a traveling cinemaTransforming the city with a traveling cinemaof words in many languages.of wo...
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  1. 1. LIVE FROM THE POEMOBILE:LIVE FROM THE POEMOBILE:Poetry and CommunityPoetry and Community
  2. 2. In the tradition of Colombian chivas andIn the tradition of Colombian chivas andpainted Pakistani truckspainted Pakistani trucks
  3. 3. THE POEMobile travels to ethnicTHE POEMobile travels to ethniccommunities in New York City…communities in New York City…Image courtesy of the Bronx Documentary CenterImage courtesy of the Bronx Documentary Center
  4. 4. and projects poems onto…and projects poems onto…buildingsbuildings bridgesbridges warehousewarehousewallswalls
  5. 5. Native American Urban BeatNative American Urban BeatJune 9, 2011 at the American IndianJune 9, 2011 at the American IndianCommunity House, Lower ManhattanCommunity House, Lower Manhattan
  6. 6. Sing in Me, O Muse!Sing in Me, O Muse!Greek-American Poetry in AstoriaGreek-American Poetry in AstoriaJuly 15, 2011 at The Federation of Hellenic Societies
  7. 7. featuring performances of traditional music and dancefeaturing performances of traditional music and danceby the Greek-American Folklore Society andby the Greek-American Folklore Society andthe Greek Folk Ensemblethe Greek Folk Ensemble
  8. 8. Bring to Light FestivalBring to Light FestivalOctober 1, 2011, Greenpoint, BrooklynOctober 1, 2011, Greenpoint, Brooklynfeaturing poems written and curated by students fromfeaturing poems written and curated by students fromUrban WordUrban Word
  9. 9. Nuyorican Founders: Voices of the EldersNuyorican Founders: Voices of the EldersNovember 8, 2011 at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe,November 8, 2011 at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe,ManhattanManhattan
  10. 10. Norooz 2012: A Celebration of the Persian New YearNorooz 2012: A Celebration of the Persian New YearMarch 22, 2012 at VII Gallery, Dumbo, BrooklynMarch 22, 2012 at VII Gallery, Dumbo, Brooklyn
  11. 11. featuring a night of multi-media Persian poetry, musical andfeaturing a night of multi-media Persian poetry, musical andtheatrical performancestheatrical performances
  12. 12. Ironbound FadoIronbound FadoJune 2, 2012, Sports Club Portugês,June 2, 2012, Sports Club Portugês,Newark, New JerseyNewark, New Jersey
  13. 13. featuring Portuguese-American lyrics and songfeaturing Portuguese-American lyrics and song
  14. 14. Lumen FestivalLumen FestivalJune 23, 2012 at the Atlantic Salt Co. Inc., Staten IslandJune 23, 2012 at the Atlantic Salt Co. Inc., Staten Island
  15. 15. featuring poetry from members of Staten Island’sfeaturing poetry from members of Staten Island’sMexican, Sri Lankan, and Liberian communitiesMexican, Sri Lankan, and Liberian communities
  16. 16. Yiddish Poets:Yiddish Poets:Mayn heym New York – My Home New YorkMayn heym New York – My Home New YorkJune 27, 2012 at the Museum at Eldridge Street,June 27, 2012 at the Museum at Eldridge Street,ManhattanManhattan
  17. 17. Quoth the Raven: Edgar Allan Poe en El Bronx!Quoth the Raven: Edgar Allan Poe en El Bronx!September 8, 2012 at the Bronx Documentary CenterSeptember 8, 2012 at the Bronx Documentary Center
  18. 18. an evening of poems written by Poe when he lived in the Bronx,an evening of poems written by Poe when he lived in the Bronx,set to Afro-Cuban rhythmsset to Afro-Cuban rhythmsImages courtesy of the Bronx Documentary CenterImages courtesy of the Bronx Documentary Center
  19. 19. Transforming the city with a traveling cinemaTransforming the city with a traveling cinemaof words in many languages.of words in many languages.

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