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Poetas con Cafe Jesus Papoleto Melendez and Mariposa – Saturday, Aug. 19

Please join us on Saturday, August 19, from 2:00 to 5:00 pm at Modesto Flores Garden on Lexington Avenue near 104th Street. Featured poets include Jesus Papoleto Melendez and Mariposa – plus open mike. Poetas con Café is sponsored by Hope Community, Inc. as a forum for poets and musicians to share their work with the East Harlem community. Readings are held once a month – from June through September. Hope commissions local artists whose work is connected to the East Harlem area. Refreshments and snacks provided by Hope Community; plus specialty coffee courtesy of East Harlem Café. This free program is also made possible with matching grants from Poets & Writers, Inc. and the NYS Council on the Arts. For more information, call (212) 860-8821, Ext. 162.

Jesus Papoleto Melendez

Poetas Con Café (Free)


Roger Caban of Hope Community Hosts Poetas Con Café. The 10th Anniversary Celebration continues on Saturday, July 14th – 2:00-5:00 PM in the Modesto Flores Garden, Lexington Avenue, near 104th Street with:

Eugene Rodriguez & the Puerto Rican Intercultural Drama Ensemble Present: “The San Juan Shakespeare Company” featuring an all-star cast: Rhina Valentin, Angelo Lozada, Mariposa, Andre Rodriguez, MelleSOL, Indio Melendez, Tania Ochoteco, and Anais!

Plus! Playwright & Poet Frank Pérez.

This event is free and open to the general public. Complimentary snacks and refreshments will be provided.