Get Ready for The 2024 NYC Poetry Festival, July 13-14 on Governors Island

 

 

 

From our archives, The Poetry Society of New York ~ The Typewriter Project in Tompkins Square Park, 2015

The 13th annual New York City Poetry Festival will take place, rain or shine, on July 13th and July 14th from 11:00am to 6:00pm in Nolan Park, Governors Island. This years headliners will include Kazim Ali, Katie Farris, Safia Elhillo, and Ilya Kaminsky. The Event is Free, or visitors to the Festival can opt for a VIP ticket option.

The Festival draws over 15,000 attendees each year, and is designed for audiences of all ages.

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Allies in Arts Presents ‘MICRODOSES’ on Governors Island ~ September 16th

 

 

 

Image courtesy Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Photo credit: Joaquin Trujillo

Join LMCC and Allies in Arts for a full day of artist talks, performances, readings and a special DJ set to celebrate ANTI•VENOM, an exhibition that brings together seven multidisciplinary artists to ask: How do we affirm our humanity in the face of complex harm? In this luminous exhibition of videos the artists face a troubled reality and transform it, directing our gaze towards radiant visions of the future. Each of the programs featured offer a microdose towards collective healing.

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