La Casita

July 31, 2016 | 12:00 pm | 40 Lincoln Center Plaza | New York, NY | All Ages | FREE!  
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Poetry: Tusiata Avia, Toni Blackman, Moe Clark, Natalie Diaz, Baba Israel, Noel Quiñones, Terisa Siagatonu, Elisabet Velasquez, Tanaya Winder, G Yamazawa, and Gustavo Zapoteco

Music: Fernando A. Ferrer Cruz, Grupo Rebolu, Harana Kings, Jomion & The Uklos, and William Prince

MC: Baba Israel

An impressive lineup of artist-activists convene to explore the far-reaching social, political, and expressive powers of oral tradition. Here, wordsmiths share the stage with musicians to uncover how poetry, song, and storytelling can unleash personal truths, construct identity, and fundamentally alter historic narratives.

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