Youth Open Mic and Workshop
Youth Open Mic and Workshop – Hosted by D. Cross, Teaching Artist and performer. Open to youth of all ages, the objective is to give students the opportunity to relate to poetry that is relevant to them allowing exploration of the craft through combining words and beatboxing and to discover contemporary poetry in a meaningful way.
There will be a special appearance by Poughkeepsie local poet and hip-hop artists Miguel Sanchez aka “Lito Koqui”. Lito Koqui will introduce the Poughkeepsie Poetry Youth Contest winners, sponsored by Hudson River Housing.
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by April 23, 2021