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Thursday Morning Poets to Join in Global Demonstration for Peace, Justice, & Sustainability via 100 Thousand Poets for Change

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originally published: 09/23/2021

Thursday Morning Poets to Join in Global Demonstration for Peace, Justice, & Sustainability via 100 Thousand Poets for Change

Following their debut in-person appearance at this year’s New York City Poetry Festival on Governors Island, Thursday Morning Poets, who represent NYC’s broad cultural and ethnic diversity,  will raise their voices online for social change as part of the 10th annual global demonstration led by 100 Thousand Poets for Change. On Friday, September 24 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm, they will join poets, musicians, and artists worldwide, from many languages, cultures, geographical regions, ethnicities, creeds, beliefs, and religious affiliation, in the call for lasting social, political, & environmental change.

Thursday Morning Poets will draw on their unique lived experiences in reading of their original works of poetry in-concert with thousands of other poets from around the world to support peace, justice, and sustainability.  

The  event takes place online. To register for the event, click here.

Strangers until 2021, The Thursday Morning Poets (TMP) first met at a Queens Public Library virtual workshop with Queens Poet Laureate Maria Lisella in January of this year. Enthusiastic about the prompt-based workshop she led, 16 people elected to continue on their own, forming TMP. The weekly meetings are facilitated by a different member each time. TMP is a safe writing space in which members are inspired first by prompts, ideas, and poems and finally each other to produce first drafts of original poetry.  TMP members also share calls for submissions and Open Mic opportunities.

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ABBA the Concert

Saturday, October 23, 2021 @ 8:00pm
Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC)
100 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960
category: music

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GIPSY KINGS FEATURING NICOLAS REYES WITH SPECIAL GUEST MIKAELA DAVIS

Saturday, October 23, 2021 @ 8:00pm
State Theatre New Jersey
15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
category: music

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The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra

Saturday, October 23, 2021 @ 5:00pm
Grunin Center
1 College Drive, Toms River, NJ 08754
category: music

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American Repertory Ballet presents Emergence

Saturday, October 23, 2021 @ 7:00pm
New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC)
11 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
category: dance

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WP Theatre: "Tape" by Stephen Belber

Saturday, October 23, 2021 @ 7:00pm
Hunziker Black Box Theatre
300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, NJ 07470
category: theatre

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