Other / accordion / wordy songs about
the Devil, zombies and my mother
night is your chance to come hear "The Raven" set to human beatbox.
Have you heard Kid Lucky? You have to hear Kid
Lucky, he's a beatboxing virtuoso. I'm hosting (and rapping) the Hip Hop Book
Club with him tomorrow. Have you seen the Hip Hop Book Club? You have to
see the Hip Hop Book Club. It's all hip hop inspired by a different work of
literature every month. Tomorrow's show is inspired entirely by the works
of Edgar Allen Poe. Have you read Edgar Allen Poe?
You have to read Edgar Allen Poe...
October 24th, 7pm, The Hip Hop
Book Club presents the work of Edgar Allen Poe at Nuyorican Poets Cafe
in the East Village. Beatboxer, emcee Kid Lucky
and Bushwick Book Club founder, Susan Hwang,
host and curate this literature-inspired, all hip hop event with performers including
Arjun Gupta (from TV's "Nurse Jackie"), D-Cross,
Spiritchild, Atlas, Susannah
of Kaila & The Kid and Mia Pixley w/ Susan Hwang
interpreting Edgar Allen Poe through hip hop.
Dust off that old raven costume or come in
your most House of Usher shoes. Performers will all be in their Poe-est garb.
Audience costumes are optional, but highly encouraged.
October 24th, 7pm
Nuyorican Poets Cafe
236 East 3rd STreet (btwn. B&C)
New York, NY
door: $7 adv / $10
"The Bushwick Book Club takes
humdrum book reading to a new level." -- The New York Times