Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Uptown Open Mic Featuring Karen Rodriquez!

February 25, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Uptown Open is a safe space for poets, spoken word artists, emcees, scholars and activists to share their voices. These events are run for by youth, for youth, with DJs, youth hosts and a monthly featured poet. Get there early to get on the list. Hosted by the World Wide Leadership Board.

Karen Rodriguez is a poet from Salt Lake City, Utah. She is a political analyst and researcher who is currently working on projects about Race and White Privilege. She is also a playwright and an activist known for her work: Hands UP and poems like “Dear White Guy”, “Perejil” and “Black”. Currently working on the first University of Utah NAACP chapter she is bringing up the conversation of Latin, Black and Native privileges in her state and advocating for the LGBTQ community in state prisons through Black&Pink.org

Hi-ARTS Presents| The Uptown Open!
Hi-Arts El Barrio’s Artspace PS 109
213 East 99th Street
NYC, NY 10029
Studio 007

Take the 6 Train to 106th Street & Lexington Avenue. Walk downtown and East to 213 East 99th Street.


February 25, 2016
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Urban Word NYC


Hi-ARTS 215 E 99th Street. NY, NY 10029