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Word Up Community Bookshop

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2113 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, 10032
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June 2019

Stories I Would Tell a Million Times

June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, 10032
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Free

An exhibition opening by the spring 2019 comics class held at Word Up, under instructor and artist Ellen Lindner. Artists featured include Sharon Lee de la Cruz, Marisol Cruz, Jerise Fogel, Taran Kim, Veronica Liu, Nacary Naranjo, Jasmina Tomic.

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Story Time for Kids

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until 06/29/2019

Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, 10032
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Free

Bring your kids to the community bookshop to hear their favorite stories read out loud by experienced, trained readers, led by Mariel Escalante, with occasional guest readers.

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An Accident

June 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, 10032
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Free

Inwood playwright Lydia Stryk presents a play reading of her award-winning play An Accident. Run down in a grocery store parking lot, a woman awakens weeks later to find that the driver has been continually at her side. Featuring Jacqueline Correa and Austin Pendleton.

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No Name

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 06/25/2019

Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, 10032
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Hosted by Eric Vetter, No Name is a “workout show,” wherein talented performers are encouraged to play and try out new comedic or storytelling material. The audience is invited to hang out afterward to share feedback, shoot the breeze, and get on the mic themselves.

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Story Time for Kids

June 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until 06/29/2019

Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, 10032
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Free

Bring your kids to the community bookshop to hear their favorite stories read out loud by experienced, trained readers, led by Mariel Escalante, with occasional guest readers.

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Write with JP Infante: 1st, 2nd & 3rd Person

June 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, 10032
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$10

“Is my story meant to be told in this point of view?” In this class we will read, discuss, analyze, then, ultimately, write stories in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd person. Suggested donation: $10 John Paul “JP” Infante is a Dominican-American teacher and writer who hosts cultural events in New York City. He's taught creative writing at Lehman College of CUNY and holds an MFA in fiction from the New School for General Studies.

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Uptown Stories Readings

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Word Up Community Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, 10032
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Join Uptown Stories for the culmination of a season of writing workshops with uptown youth aged 8–14. See uptownstories.org for more information.

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