An evening of music, poetry, dance, and spoken word — at LaGuardia Performing Art Center — featured: Paul Canaan, Topaz Arts, Stephanie Mckay (middle photo), Braata Productions (bottom photo, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Irish Arts Center, and Calpulli Mexican Dance Company.
The event was presented by New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and New York City Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer. Mr. Van Bramer is also the Chairman of Cultural Affairs.
Guests were treated to hugely talented artists producing thoughtful and uplifting art. Especially noteworthy was Stephanie Mckay’s rendition of “I Got Song Here in My Heart.”