Poetry Under Fata Morgana: Free, Public Spoken Word Poetry Performance

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    When:
    September 17, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm America/New York Timezone
    2015-09-17T18:00:00-04:00
    2015-09-17T19:30:00-04:00
    Where:
    Madison Square Park
    Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010
    USA
    Cost:
    Free

    Poetry Under Fata Morgana: Free, Public Spoken Word Poetry Performance

    Thursday September 17, 2015
    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Madison Square Park Conservancy announces spoken word poetry program with New York City poets under Teresita Fernández’s public sculpture in Madison Square Park

    Madison Square Park
    23rd-26th Streets between Madison and Fifth Avenues

    Teresita Fernández and poet Emanuel Xavier present Poetry Under Fata Morgana, a free, public poetry event showcasing leading voices in spoken word poetry and performance on Thursday, September 17, 2015 from 6:00PM to 7:30PM in Madison Square Park.

    Invited poets include Emanuel Xavier, Sandra María Esteves, Bonafide Rojas, Machete Movement, and True. The program coincides with National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15, 2015) and situates a broad range of Latino experience and literary production within the context of contemporary American poetry.

    The program will take place under Teresita Fernández’s Fata Morgana, the artist’s shimmering outdoor exhibition with over 500 running feet of golden discs currently on view in Madison Square Park.