The Art of Storytelling: Voices of Jamaica
A celebration of the neighborhood of Jamaica, Queens – and the people that make it great – through storytelling, music, poetry, and culinary arts of Jamaica.
Saturday, October 19, 2013
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning
With host Distinguish and featured artists:
* Emcee and songwriter SoSoon of Mi-6, the Spike Lee of hip hop
* Storyteller Roy Fox, Caretaker of King Manor Museum
* Storyteller Mychel Namphy, English Professor at York College, CUNY
* Storyteller Candice Woods, CEO of Fabulous Fitness NYC
* Poets of the York Early College Academy: Nadia Jageashwar, Dream Killer, Asia Matthews, and Dakotah Rogers
SHARE your personal tales in our open mic session. WIN prizes in our Jamaica trivia contest. ENJOY beats from DJ Enygma and the delectable culinary offerings of SWB Catering. NETWORK with neighbors and artists after the performances.
Voices of Jamaica is a free event.
Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning is located at 161-04 Jamaica Avenue, on the corner of Jamaica Ave & 161st St. For directions CLICK HERE