Events

Here you can find events that Felicia is hosting, as well as events where she'll be performing. Others events such as those she is supporting or sponsoring will be listed here as well. 


the series. (December)
Dec
19
7:30 PM19:30

the series. (December)

the series. is a monthly gathering of thematic performances and workshops designed to give voice to the lived experiences of people impacted by the criminal justice system. The performances will use spoken word as the main medium, but also include a variety of other art forms such as vocals, interpretive dance, live painting and multi-media visual arts. Simultaneously, artists will take turns co-facilitating monthly workshops with smaller audiences. These interactive sessions will provide a safe space for participants to process the topics being unpacked and learn how to use spoken word as a tool of personal expression and empowerment. 

the series. will be hosted at Bailey's Cafe, 324 Malcolm X Blvd. Brooklyn, NY 11233, every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Admission will vary.

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the series. (November)
Nov
21
7:30 PM19:30

the series. (November)

the series. is a monthly gathering of thematic performances and workshops designed to give voice to the lived experiences of people impacted by the criminal justice system. The performances will use spoken word as the main medium, but also include a variety of other art forms such as vocals, interpretive dance, live painting and multi-media visual arts. Simultaneously, artists will take turns co-facilitating monthly workshops with smaller audiences. These interactive sessions will provide a safe space for participants to process the topics being unpacked and learn how to use spoken word as a tool of personal expression and empowerment. 

the series. will be hosted at Bailey's Cafe, 324 Malcolm X Blvd. Brooklyn, NY 11233, every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Admission will vary.

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the series. (October)
Oct
17
7:30 PM19:30

the series. (October)

the series. is a monthly gathering of thematic performances and workshops designed to give voice to the lived experiences of people impacted by the criminal justice system. The performances will use spoken word as the main medium, but also include a variety of other art forms such as vocals, interpretive dance, live painting and multi-media visual arts. Simultaneously, artists will take turns co-facilitating monthly workshops with smaller audiences. These interactive sessions will provide a safe space for participants to process the topics being unpacked and learn how to use spoken word as a tool of personal expression and empowerment. 

the series. will be hosted at Bailey's Cafe, 324 Malcolm X Blvd. Brooklyn, NY 11233, every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Admission will vary.

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the series. (September)
Sep
19
7:30 PM19:30

the series. (September)

Join BTWBTL for "When Redemption Isn't Enough", led by Founder Felicia. Notions of punishment for people who commit crimes and redemption after punishment for those crimes will be challenged and explored.

the series. is a monthly gathering of thematic performances and workshops designed to give voice to the lived experiences of people impacted by the criminal justice system. The performances will use spoken word as the main medium, but also include a variety of other art forms such as vocals, interpretive dance, live painting and multi-media visual arts. Simultaneously, artists will take turns co-facilitating monthly workshops with smaller audiences. These interactive sessions will provide a safe space for participants to process the topics being unpacked and learn how to use spoken word as a tool of personal expression and empowerment. 

the series. will be hosted at Bailey's Cafe, 324 Malcolm X Blvd. Brooklyn, NY 11233, every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Admission will vary.

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the series. (August)
Aug
15
7:30 PM19:30

the series. (August)

Join Behind the Walls, Between the Lines (BTWBTL) for another installment of "the series."! Hosted by BTWBTL's very own founder, Felicia!

the series. is a monthly gathering of thematic performances and workshops designed to give voice to the lived experiences of people impacted by the criminal justice system. The performances will use spoken word as the main medium, but also include a variety of other art forms such as vocals, interpretive dance, live painting and multi-media visual arts. Simultaneously, artists will take turns co-facilitating monthly workshops with smaller audiences. These interactive sessions will provide a safe space for participants to process the topics being unpacked and learn how to use spoken word as a tool of personal expression and empowerment. 

the series. will be hosted at Starr Bar, 214 Starr St. Brooklyn, NY 11237, every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Admission will vary.

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the series. (July)
Jul
18
7:30 PM19:30

the series. (July)

Join Behind the Walls, Between the Lines (BTWBTL) for another installment of "the series."! Hosted by BTWBTL's very own founder, Felicia!

the series. is a monthly gathering of thematic performances and workshops designed to give voice to the lived experiences of people impacted by the criminal justice system. The performances will use spoken word as the main medium, but also include a variety of other art forms such as vocals, interpretive dance, live painting and multi-media visual arts. Simultaneously, artists will take turns co-facilitating monthly workshops with smaller audiences. These interactive sessions will provide a safe space for participants to process the topics being unpacked and learn how to use spoken word as a tool of personal expression and empowerment. 

the series. will be hosted at Starr Bar, 214 Starr St. Brooklyn, NY 11237, every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Admission will vary.

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the series. (June)
Jun
20
7:30 PM19:30

the series. (June)

"And we back
And we back, and we back, and we back, and we back"

Join Behind the Walls, Between the Lines (BTWBTL) AGAIN for "the series."! We're still going strong and we'd love to have you there! FREE!

the series. is a monthly gathering of thematic performances and workshops designed to give voice to the lived experiences of people impacted by the criminal justice system. The performances will use spoken word as the main medium, but also include a variety of other art forms such as vocals, interpretive dance, live painting and multi-media visual arts. Simultaneously, artists will take turns co-facilitating monthly workshops with smaller audiences. These interactive sessions will provide a safe space for participants to process the topics being unpacked and learn how to use spoken word as a tool of personal expression and empowerment. 

the series. will be hosted at Starr Bar, 214 Starr St. Brooklyn, NY 11237, every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Admission will vary."And we back
And we back, and we back, and we back, and we back"

Join Behind the Walls, Between the Lines (BTWBTL) AGAIN for "the series."! We're still going strong and we'd love to have you there! FREE!

the series. is a monthly gathering of thematic performances and workshops designed to give voice to the lived experiences of people impacted by the criminal justice system. The performances will use spoken word as the main medium, but also include a variety of other art forms such as vocals, interpretive dance, live painting and multi-media visual arts. Simultaneously, artists will take turns co-facilitating monthly workshops with smaller audiences. These interactive sessions will provide a safe space for participants to process the topics being unpacked and learn how to use spoken word as a tool of personal expression and empowerment. 

the series. will be hosted at Starr Bar, 214 Starr St. Brooklyn, NY 11237, every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Admission will vary.

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the series. (May)
May
16
7:30 PM19:30

the series. (May)

Third time's the charm!!! We are BACK!! Behind the Walls, Between the Lines (BTWBTL) is hosting our third installment of "the series."! Featuring Najee Omar! FREE!! You DO NOT want to miss this!!!

the series. is a monthly gathering of thematic performances and workshops designed to give voice to the lived experiences of people impacted by the criminal justice system. The performances will use spoken word as the main medium, but also include a variety of other art forms such as vocals, interpretive dance, live painting and multi-media visual arts. Simultaneously, artists will take turns co-facilitating monthly workshops with smaller audiences. These interactive sessions will provide a safe space for participants to process the topics being unpacked and learn how to use spoken word as a tool of personal expression and empowerment. 

the series. will be hosted at Starr Bar, 214 Starr St. Brooklyn, NY 11237, every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Admission will vary.

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the series. (April)
Apr
18
7:30 PM19:30

the series. (April)

And we're back!! Join Behind the Walls, Between the Lines (BTWBTL) for the second installment of "the series."! Featuring Kevin Anglade as he facilitates a workshop on the journey of an artist. FREE!! 

the series. is a monthly gathering of thematic performances and workshops designed to give voice to the lived experiences of people impacted by the criminal justice system. The performances will use spoken word as the main medium, but also include a variety of other art forms such as vocals, interpretive dance, live painting and multi-media visual arts. Simultaneously, artists will take turns co-facilitating monthly workshops with smaller audiences. These interactive sessions will provide a safe space for participants to process the topics being unpacked and learn how to use spoken word as a tool of personal expression and empowerment. 

the series. will be hosted at Starr Bar, 214 Starr St. Brooklyn, NY 11237, every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Admission will vary.

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the series.
Mar
21
7:30 PM19:30

the series.

Join Behind the Walls, Between the Lines (BTWBTL) for our opening night of "the series."! Featuring spoken word performances and a chance to network. FREE!! 

the series. is a monthly gathering of thematic performances and workshops designed to give voice to the lived experiences of people impacted by the criminal justice system. The performances will use spoken word as the main medium, but also include a variety of other art forms such as vocals, interpretive dance, live painting and multi-media visual arts. Simultaneously, artists will take turns co-facilitating monthly workshops with smaller audiences. These interactive sessions will provide a safe space for participants to process the topics being unpacked and learn how to use spoken word as a tool of personal expression and empowerment. 

the series. will be hosted at Starr Bar, 214 Starr St. Brooklyn, NY 11237, every 3rd Tuesday of the month. Admission will vary.

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Firey String Company Presents: SouLyric 2
Nov
21
7:00 PM19:00

Firey String Company Presents: SouLyric 2

The Firey Strings Company founded by Nioka Workman, presents their annual SouLyric 2 at the Living Room, 134 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, Williamsburg 11249. (Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 7:00pm.) SouLyric 2 features emerging young artists from Bailey's Cafe, a Brooklyn-based non profit connecting generations through arts and service. The Bailey's Cafe Poets are Felicia Henry, Shashorna Bailey, Christina Vixamor and Akeem Issiah accompanied by Megan Atchley on violin, Nioka Workman on cello, Marvin Dolly on guitar and King Downing on percussion.

 

SouLyric 2, is an annual event  produced by the Firey String Company that includes collaborations with rappers, actors, poets and performance artists. This year we present fresh, intimate, raw new work by the young poets of Bailey's Cafe directed by Stefanie Siegel. The poets will be accompanied by artists from the Firey Strings Company; Megan Atchley playing fiery violin licks, soulful sounds of cellist Nioka Workman, Jazz styling by guitarist Marvin Dolly  and  rocking' percussion by WBAI host King Downing.

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Prayer Vigil on Stopping the Violence
Sep
10
6:00 PM18:00

Prayer Vigil on Stopping the Violence

A vigil for the victims of the labor day gun violence. We prayed for the victims and the family of Carey Gabay the first deputy general counsel to Gov. Cuomo. Among the elected officals to come and speak were Senator Jesse Hamilton, Assemblyman Walter Mosley, District leader Geoffrey Davis, NYC Councilmember Laurie Cumbo, Assembly members Nick Perry, Diana Richardson, Public Advocate Tish James, the Rev Herbert Daughtry and Green Earth Poets Cafe poetry performance featuring Felicia Henry. A solemn and prayerful evening.

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Behind The Walls, Between The Lines
Feb
6
7:00 PM19:00

Behind The Walls, Between The Lines

The place where poetry and social justice collide...

Behind The Walls, Between The Lines, is a live, gallery-like exhibition of poetry centered on the incarceration and treatment of black and brown bodies in America. Attendees will be able to "view" each piece separately and then experience a collaboration piece at the end of the gallery. 

Vendors from agencies that work with issues of social justice around the Philadelphia area will be present to showcase and speak about their work. Light refreshments will be served. Participants will have opportunity to network with artists and creator Felicia Henry. 

 

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21 Days of Love Benefit Concert
Dec
5
8:00 PM20:00

21 Days of Love Benefit Concert

Come enjoy art, vendors, food and drinks and help celebrate the official start of 21 Days of Love; Lorae's 21st Birthday Campaign. 

21 Days of Love is a campaign dedicated to raising awareness about and serving people experiencing homelessness in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. We will collect at least 21 of 21 different items and create at least 21 love packages. We will go out to distribute them for the 21 days following the founder's birthday and leading up to Christmas,We will use the internet and social media to share the story and photos of any person willing. The main goal is to serve the people, regardless of whether they allow us to share their story. Our desire is to help stop the stigma of homelessness, and make people realize that this could be us at any point in the future.

The campaign is from December 5th, 2014 to December 25th, 2014 and consists of a Kickoff Benefit Concert, an Educational Workshop & Luncheon, a Group Volunteer Effort at a local Philadelphia Mission, and a Prayer Walk through Downtown Philadelphia. 

401 Lombard Street, Philadelphia PA

Cost: 2 Items for donation.

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