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A Place To Stand: Screening & Reading Highlighting Arts in Prison

Thursday, December 3, 2015
7:30pm sharp @ Kipps Bay IMAX
570 2nd Ave (@ 32/33rd St), New York City
$15 tickets available: tinyurl.com/APTSevent

A Place to Stand is a film screening, poetry reading and interactive dance experience highlighting the transformative creativity in spaces of incarceration.

Featuring readings from poet-facilitators Kirya Traber and Najee Omar, who work within juvenile detention settings through Voices UnBroken, and a collective dance experience from Dances for Solidarity.

Hosted by poet Caits Meissner, sharing the work of incarcerated women poets from the Rehabilitation Through the Arts program.

The film A Place to Stand is about Jimmy Santiago Baca’s transformation from functionally illiterate convict to award-winning poet.

Learn more about the event and purchase tickets at tinyurl.com/APTSevent.

*This event was created using the Gathr platform. Tickets must be booked in advance. Keep this in mind when deciding to attend and purchase ASAP!

Earlier Event: October 23
The Scarlet Fox Letter Press Salon
Later Event: January 21
Soul Sister Revue