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The Poetry Dialogues

Hosted by George Zavala

Sep 14, 2002 | 1:00 pm

Three teams, each composed of masters of traditional poetic forms and teenage poets, perform and discuss issues of culture and identity.

1:00pm – Young Filipino poets investigate the Balagtasan poetry debate tradition with Frances Dominguez and Filipino-American poet Regie Cabico

3:00pm – Muslim-American teenage poets join Ishmaili Raishida, musician Amir Vahab, and Palestinian-American poet Suheir Hammad

5:00pm – Poet and renowned freestyler Toni Blackman matches young hip hop poets with a group of jali poets led by Kewulay Kamara from Sierra Leone

Location The Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery Sponsored By Poets House


Sep 14, 2002
1:00 pm
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