Tag: bob holman

Hispanic Heritage Month: Celebrating Nuyorican Poets Cafe

“For the poor New York Puerto Rican, there are three survival possibilities,” the poet Miguel Algarin wrote in 1975. “The first is to labor for money and exist in eternal debt. “The second is to refuse to trade hours for

Unveiling & Dedication for the Mosaic Trail Light Poles

The final pieces of the renovation of Astor Place will be unveiled and dedicated tomorrow. Thanks to the creative verve of Jim Power, aka the Mosaic Man, and the support of the Village Alliance Business Improvement District and City Lore,

Ten or More Questions with Bob Holman, Village Poet Extraordinaire

Bob Holman has been making poetry downtown for over 25 years. Among his many endeavors, he is perhaps best known locally as the impresario of the Bowery Poetry Club, founded in 2001 and morphed into Bowery Arts + Science last

Words & Art in the East Village: 2011 Village Awardee

Bob Holman works with words—spoken and written—and for over many years has shared that work with the community around him.  This evening, GVSHP will recognize his continuing efforts with one of our 2011 Village Awards. In his many years of