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The Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival NY has the unique distinction of being “New York’s Biggest Caribbean Food Festival” delivering an enjoyable experience of the highest quality to patrons as well as a rewarding experience to sponsors. Held annually in Roy Wilkins Park, Queens, New York, the third Sunday in July, the Festival appeals to all ethnicities and key demographics, particularly the vibrant Caribbean communities in the Metro New York market. The 4th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival – New York will attract over 20,000 patrons on July 20, a mix of professional chefs and home cooks, eager taste-testers, reggae and soca music lovers, dance aficionados, and cultural enthusiasts in the most anticipated event of the year. Excite your pallet and explore spicy delicacies prepared through this age-old method of cooking, enjoy hot music and bask in the cool vibes of the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival NY.
RAWARD MIAMI http://www.rawartists.org/http-www-reverbnation-com-damaliadeleife Hope to see you there!
Dress Code: Cocktail Attire 21+ Doors open at 7pm Tickets bought through artists: $15 (online) Tickets at the door: $20 (cash only) Food and Beverages for Sale
RAW events are multi-faceted artistic showcases. Each event features a film screening, musical performance, fashion show, art gallery, performance art and a featured hairstylist and makeup artist. These artists are all local, hand-picked talent who have been chosen to feature at RAW. RAW events feature a cash bar for cocktails while you enjoy the night. Dress code is cocktail attire, so dress the occasion and get ready for an artistic circus of creativity!
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She speaks with authority from a vision rooted in her mind that sprouts from her heart. Her name Damali, which means “A Beautiful Vision,” is this poet’s true image. She is a young poet who at the age of 20 has already developed into a mature speaking poet, emitting her thoughts on social in...See Full Bio
“SPOKEN word performances are gaining momentum in Jamaica. In August, the island had its first poetry festival, and a month later One Hundred Thousand (100,000) Poets for Change — the local chapter — was launched. The launch, this past weekend, saw poets delivering their art in the name of change at various points from Moxons Beach Club in Ocho Rios to Half-Way Tree in the Corporate Area. The series of events climaxed on Tuesday with the Poetry Society of Jamaica's monthly fellowship at the Edna Manley College Amphitheatre. Read more: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Poetry-revival-taking-shape_9815045#ixzz1eyk8oLku”