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RIP Miguel Algarin Jr., Founder of Nuyorican Poets Cafe

Longtime Lower East Sider and founder of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Miguel Algarin Jr. has died. He was 79. A poet, playwright, activist and professor who created the famous spoken word salon in his living room on the Lower East Side, Nuyorican Poets Cafe continues to thrive on East 3rd Street …

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Nuyorican Poets Cafe Hosts 7th Annual Block Party This Saturday

The Nuyorican Poets Cafe hosts their 7th Annual Block Party this Saturday, July 13th, from 11am to 5pm on 3rd Street, between Aves. B …

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Nuyorican Poets Cafe Thrives on the Lower East Side

Sarah Matusek checked in with the Nuyorican Poets Cafe for this video from New York City News Service. …

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Arts Watch: Nuyorican Poets Cafe Benefit This Thursday

The Nuyorican Poets Cafe will hold a benefit to raise money to replace its heating system, which was destroyed during Hurricane Sandy, on Thursday, …

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Cuban Joe Visits Nuyorican Poets Cafe

The Ultimate Latina Festival continues at Nuyorican Poets Cafe tonight with Cuban Joe. Written and performed by comedian Gabe Dorado, Cuban Joe embarks on his …

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The Moth StorySLAM at Nuyorican Poets Cafe Tonight

Do you have a story to tell? You can tell it at the Moth StorySLAM tonight at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe at 7pm. The Moth …

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Wednesday Night Open Poetry Slam at Nuyorican Poets Cafe

Feeling like people need to hear some of your rhymes? Head to the Nuyorican Poets Cafe and sign up to participate in their open …

Hee Haw: It’s a Wonderful Li e Previews at Nuyorican Poets Cafe

You can catch a preview of Hee-Haw: It's a Wonderful Li e, tomorrow night at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe.  Playwright and …

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Nuyorican Cafe Launches $7 Million Renovation

At a time in which many downtown performance venues are closing, it’s refreshing to see one of the neighborhood’s most-loved establishments, the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, actually flourishing. …

Still from "A Night with Pearl Cleage's Women" at the Nuryorican Poets Cafe, presented by Juneteenth Legacy Theatre

“A Night With Pearl Cleage’s Women” Comes to the Nuyorican

The Juneteenth Legacy Theatre company brings “A Night With Pearl Cleage’s Women,” to the Nuyorican Poets Cafe for a three-week run. They write: Rewind to …

Bike Advocates Oppose Licensing, Boutique Bowery, Sarah Jones at the Nuyorican

Transportation Alternatives thinks it’s a bad idea to license bike riders (Streetsblog). An arrest is made in connection with last week’s shooting on East …

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Sarah Jones Brings Workshop Performances to Nuyorican

Run, don’t walk – to the Nuyorican Poets Cafe and catch the uber-talented Sarah Jones in “New Year, Nuyorican.” Beginning on Jan. 17th, she’ll …

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The Moth StorySLAM at Nuyorican Tonight

Infamous story-telling “hub,” The Moth, is back at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe this evening with their monthly StorySLAM. This month’s rather broad theme is “Science.” …

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Bunch of Solo Stuff at Nuyorican Tonight

Tonight should be a fun night at the Nuyorican. They are presenting BOSS (Bunch of Solo Stuff) with new works by NY Times bestselling author …

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The Moth’s StorySLAM is Back at the Nuyorican

The Moth‘s storySLAM series is back at Nuyorican Poets Cafe tonight. This month’s theme – “Narrow Escapes.” They limit stories to five minutes, and ten …