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Rising in the Heights with Rachael Harrington & Leadlights Ensemble

Explore the Puerto Rican “Legend of the Coqui” with storyteller Rachael Harrington and Leadlights Ensemble for an afternoon of music and stories for all ages. Free copies of the picture book by Georgina Lazaro will be available, and gifts and giveaways from local business will be raffled.  

Rising in the Heights” is a festival of outdoor arts performances curated by Leadlights in partnership with Word Up Community Bookshop. The festival celebrates the rich artistic contributions of Black and Latinx cultures and promotes children’s literacy through music and storytelling. 

This project is made possible in part with funds from UMEZ Arts Engagement, supported by the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ); and Creative Engagement, supported by The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) in partnership with the City Council and the Howard Gilman Foundation. UMEZ Arts Engagement and Creative Engagement are administered by LMCC.

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May 03 2024


5:00 pm - 6:00 pm



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Word Up Community Bookshop
2113 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10032
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Leadlights Ensemble

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