Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Get Lit with Author Brit Bennett, Nuyorican Poets Cafe LIVE and More!




WEDNESDAY, SEP 30 | 8 PM ET
CULINARY LYRICISM: EXPLORING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MUSIC AND FOOD IN BLACK & LATINX CULTURES

 

  • MoFAD and The Greene Space go live with a special food demo by chef Eric Rivera and an exciting conversation on the surprising links between hip hop and popular dishes.
  • Panel guests include critically-acclaimed chefs Edward Brumfield; founder of Yo Stay Hungry Syreeta Gates; culture writer Naima Cochrane; the food history and culture scholar Nia-Raquelle Smith; and visual artist Taylor Collier.

 

THURSDAY, OCT 1 | 7 PM ET
GET LIT WITH ALL OF IT: BRIT BENNETT

 

  • All of It host Alison Stewart continues her monthly virtual book club, hosting a live conversation with New York Times bestselling author Brit Bennett.
  • The pair will discuss Bennett's latest novel, The Vanishing Half, a multigenerational saga of a pair of twins who go on to lead dramatically different lives after leaving their childhood community in the Deep South.
  • All Of It teams up for this event with the New York Public Library so that New Yorkers can access the book for free through the NYPL app.

RSVP for FREE first-access links to join the live stream!

 

FRIDAY, OCT 2 | 7 PM ET

DIGITAL VERSE: NUYORICAN POETS CAFE + THE GREENE SPACE

 

  • The Nuyorican Poets Cafe joins forces with The Greene Space to present a second showcase of poetry and storytelling by both established and up-and-coming performers, hosted by playwright/director Elaine del Valle.

RSVP for FREE first-access links to join the live stream!