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.

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Poetry Electric 2019-2020 is supported in part public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, with additional support from the Axe-Houghton Foundation, the Howard Gilman Foundation, The John Golden Fund, and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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