The 2019 Word Fest continues on Monday, April 15, with featured poet Kareem Ture!
Kareem Ture is an independent spoken word poet born in Bridgeport Connecticut, and raised in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Kareem Ture’s love for poetry started off as a hobby, while an adolescent as a way of self-therapy. Since his introduction to Poetry Kareem Ture has written a myriad of poems about several topics such as love, heartbreak, depression, suicide, Black pride, Black women, love and social injustice. Kareem is also an author of two books “Mahogany Scriptures” & “Chocolate Clouds” and creator of the website 3193 Poetry Ave. Kareem Ture is periodically involved in community development, as he formerly served as a board member of the non-profit organization Miracle on Craigstreet who’s chief objective is to reopen the doors of the Carver Community Center in Hamilton Hill Schenectady New York. Kareem is also an independent finacial contributor to grassroots organizations striving to change the trajectory of African people under global oppression. Kareem currently resides in Schenectady with his fiancee Starkeya Ture.
Poetic Vibe is a weekly Poetry Open Mic, hosted by D. Colin, with featured local and regional poets at Troy Kitchen.
Get there at 7 pm to sign up for the open mic. There’s a very cool and engaged crowd, great food and awesome vibe!
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
77 Congress Street