Spoken word artist Tara Bracco will introduce and present a video of Poetic People Power’s show Can You Hear Me Now?. Bracco founded Poetic People Power in 2003 to combine poetry and activism. This show brings feminist voices to the forefront as poets explore what it means to be heard in their personal lives and at a national level. Cast members are Tara Bracco, Shetal Shah, Shanelle Gabriel, Angela Kariotis, Karla Jackson-Brewer, and Suzen Baraka.
WHEN: Wednesday, October 13 | 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
WHERE: Zoom | Register here to receive Zoom link
Commissioned by Susan Grabel and Stefany Benson in conjunction with the Don’t Shut Up exhibition, the program is made possible in part by a DCA Art Fund grant from Staten Island Arts, with public support from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
Don’t Shut Up 2021 is made possible through generous support from the Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of of the Governor of New York, the New York State Legislature, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Additional support provided in part by a DCA Art Fund grant from Staten Island Arts, with public support from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.