Join Rough Draft and the Hudson Valley LGBTQ Center for a literary salon with Jessica Nydia Pabón-Colón, author of Graffiti Grrlz: Performing Feminism in the Hip Hop Diaspora.
Enjoy a lively photo presentation by Stephen Blauweiss and Karen Berelowitz telling the intriguing story of the Kingston Post Office, which begins in 1907 and ends tragically in 1970, followed by a sneak peek at a proof of a new book due out this fall.
Rough Draft will be hosting book signings with photographer William Abranowicz, Remodelista founder Julie Carlson, and author David Sokol.
Join us for an evening of poetry with MacKenzie Kell, Erica Kaufman, Brenda Coultas, and Xhosa Frazier.
As a kick-off to Saturday’s fundraiser at the Old Dutch Church, veteran music writer and producer Ken McCarthy will guest DJ at Rough Draft, spinning CDs that show the breadth and depth of the great recorded music created by Puerto Rican artists over the last nearly 100 years.