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Poetry | Music

School-Time Performances: Word. Sound. Power. 2020

Grades 9—12
Apr 21—Apr 29, 2020
RUN TIME: 90min
Reservations open January 2020

April 2020
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Tuesday April 21, 2020
No performances this day.
Performance dates are highlighted in white.

This event has been canceled due to concerns around the spread of COVID-19. For questions about ticket exchanges and refunds, contact BAM Ticket Services at (Note: our phone room is temporarily closed.) Alternatively, please consider donating your tickets at this time and help the arts continue to thrive during these challenging times.

For updates on BAM’s programming and operations in light of this evolving situation, visit our BAM Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates page.

CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS: ELA (poetry), Music (Hip-Hop), Social Studies (NYC History)

Experience the political power of the spoken word! Beloved MC Baba Israel hosts this annual showcase featuring some of the best hip-hop MCs and poets from Brooklyn and beyond. Teens who have participated in Brooklyn Reads are also eligible to perform, sharing original works with their peers.

Includes a pre - or post-show workshop

Major support for literacy
programs provided by The
Emily Davie & Joseph S.
Kornfeld Foundation

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Education | In-School Residencies | Grades 9—12
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Inspire self-expression and build literacy through creative writing, poetry analysis, and performance with this spoken word program, created exclusively for Brooklyn high schools and led by professional poets.