Jennifer Cendaña Armas
North Beach Poetry Nights presents a November Double Bill on Monday 15th November in the Crane Bar at 9 pm with Jennifer Cendaña Armas from New York
Jennifer Cendaña Armas is a NYC born and raised performer/writer/teacher/community worker. Her show, skinimin12, premiered at 2004’s Downtown Urban Theatre Festival and later featured at 2006’s New York City Hip Hop Theater Festival at the Public Theater. Poetry/Singing features include: Celebration of Latin Jazz at The Binational Center of Cusco, Lincoln Center’s La Casita, Joe’s Pub’s Urban Griots, Culture Project’s Women Center Stage Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art and Louder Than A Bomb (Chicago), World Stage and ‘da Poetry Lounge (L.A.), Lizard Lounge (Boston), Esperanza Peace and Justice Center (Houston), Sista’hood Festival (Vancouver), Ladyfest Bristol, Speakeasy and Poetry Café (London), Poetry Vandals Present…(Newcastle,UK). Spoken (Black Family Channel), Word (FreeSpeech TV), Curvations (PSA). Publications include: The Audacity of Humanity (e-book), my mouth may not know the words but everything else understands (self-published), NYU Review for Law and Social Change, AWOL, Aesthetica, X, Monsoon. She has organized and facilitated Red Tents and arts and activist workshops in schools, prisons, and community based organizations stateside and internationally, including El Puente Academy of Peace & Justice, Harvard University, Riker’s Island Prison, Presbyterian Secondary Boys Academy (Ghana), and Casa De Milagros (Peru). She currently facilitates arts workshops for Brooklyn Academy of Music and Arts Horizons. She graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts with a degree in theatre and politics.
Noel King, poet, performer and publisher (Doghouse) from Tralee.
Noel King was born and lives in Tralee. His poems, short stories, haiku and reviews have been published in journals and magazines in over thirty countries. In Canada, he has been seen in The Annals, All Hallows, Corvid Review, The Dailhousie Review , Green’s Magazine, Labour of Love, The Mystery Review and The Nashwaak Review. His debut collection, Prophesying the Past, was published by Salmon Poetry in 2010. He is the director of Doghouse Publishing.
There will also be the last qualifying North Beach Poetry Slam before the Grand Slam in December. Poets are asked to bring 2 max. 3 minute poems and sign up early for the slam.
Door 5/3 Euro.
Info: John@ 091-593290
North Beach Poetry Nights acknowledges the generous financial support of Galway City Council