Poetry Electric

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Series Director: William Electric Black

The Poetry Electric fuses music, movement, sound, and dance with the spoken word and presents artists working in a wide range of styles including beatboxing, jazz and hip-hop theatre. This series has presented over 200 emerging poets from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Poetry Electric is presented monthly at La MaMa.
Funding for this program is provided in part by Axe-Houghton Foundation, The Coca-Cola Foundation, Ford Foundation, The Howard Gilman Foundation, The John Golden Fund,  The Shubert Foundation, The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust, New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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