Immigration Nation – Sunday Jan 28th 3PM

Immigration Nation • America is created and sustained by countless people born elsewhere who came here to create a better life for themselves and their families. Our writers will share immigrant story about the struggles and successes of grandparents, neighbors, and friends.

3:00 PM, Sunday January 28, 2018 • Ossie Davis Theater at the New Rochelle Public Library.

Made possible with grants from the New Rochelle Council on the Arts, Friends of the New Rochelle Public Library, and suggested minimum donations of $10.

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What’s Your Story? – Writing and Performance


with Angela Derecas Taylor
Course Semester: Winter
Wednesday 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

“What’s Your Story?” is an interactive 9-week writing course geared to helping you craft stories about true events in your life, with the intention of telling them to a live audience in a way that will captivate, inspire and entertain. Through a combination of theme-based writing prompts and practice sessions with instructor and participant feedback, you will leave this class with a single performance-ready story that will debut on the final night of class. Throughout the program the instructor will let the attendees know about upcoming storytelling and open Mic events where they can attend and listen or perhaps tell their stories. These events will be  non-mandatory and at the student’s own expense (if any).

Fee: $279 / $251 members
Dates: 01/24/18 – 03/28/18
No Class: Feb. 21
Sessions: 9

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Save the Date for 650


650 is where writers read; it’s a celebration of the spoken word, and I’ve been selected for the cast of “Immigration Nation” on Sunday, January 28 at 3:00 PM in the Ossie Davis Theater at the New Rochelle Public Library (1 Library Plaza, New Rochelle, NY).

Presented by the New Rochelle Council on the Arts and the Friends of the New Rochelle Public Library, this event is open to the public with a suggested minimum donation of $10, and will be followed by and a wine and cheese reception. I hope you’ll join us for a great show, and please spread the word about the spoken word! #Read650 and #wherewritersread and
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