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Sycamore Public Library

April 2021

Sycamore Library Presents Virtual Event: Latin Hip Hop as a New Poetry

Thursday April 29 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Celebrate National Poetry Month by joining Dr. Catalina Maria Johnson for her lecture on Latin Hip Hop as a New Poetry! Latin hip hop artists are advancing the poetic traditions of their countries in unique ways. Ana Tijoux from Chile was raised on protest songs and Pablo Neruda; Residente from Calle 13, Puerto Rico spits out rhymes as carefully crafted as any poet’s; Niña Dioz from Mexico reads dictionaries to find the precise words to fit her ideas and rhymes;…

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