No Name at Word Up Super Storytellers' April Edition Set for 4/1
The long-running No Name Comedy / Variety Show brings New York's best established and upcoming authors and storytellers including Leslie Goshko, Robin Gelfenbien, Jake Hart, Dawn Fraser and Jefferson Bites to Washington Heights on Tuesday, April 1st for their monthly series: "No Name @ Word Up Super Storytellers' Edition", at the Word Up Community Bookshop (165th Street& Amsterdam Avenue).
Curated and hosted by author / storyteller Michele Carlo ("FISH OUT OF AGUA: My life on neither side of the (subway) tracks" / Citadel Press) , all shows will begin at 7:00 pm and will include a "Magic Hat open mic" where audience members can sign up for a chance at four minutes of stage time to tell their story. Admission is FREE, donations welcomed.
All shows-scheduled for the first Tuesday of every month-will include storytelling and literary favorites such as Kambri Crews ("Burn Down The Ground"), Slash Coleman ("The Bohemian Love Diaries"), Brad Lawrence (Solo Performer, The Moth) and others.
Themes and dates for upcoming shows are as follows: Tuesday, Apr. 1 STAND BY ME: Times you had to (wo)man up or back down...confrontations you had to walk away from..or that found you.
Carlo, a veteran of NYC's storytelling community, began telling stories with the Moth almost a decade ago. Her writing also appears in Chicken Soup For The Latino Soul, Mr. Beller's Neighborhood and SMITH magazine, among others. Michele was also recently featured in PBS's: "Latino Americans of New York & New Jersey" documentary and on National Public Radio's "Latino USA " broadcast. Word Up Community Bookshop/Libreria Communitaria is located at 2113 Amsterdam Avenue in Washington Heights , Manhattan . Subways: A, C or #1 train to 168th St. (walk down to 165th St , turn left, walk to Amsterdam ). For additional information, go to: www.wordupbooks.com/ or call (347) 688-4456.