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'With Clipped Wings': Boston Youth Poet Laureate Alondra Bobadilla book launch

Join the City of Boston and Boston Youth Poet Laureate Alondra Bobadilla in celebrating the launch of her debut collection of poetry, "With Clipped Wings". 

The book launch will take place on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, from 6 - 7:30 p.m. in the McKim Courtyard at the Boston Public Library's Central Library in Copley Square. Registration is not required, but non-reserved seating for this program begins at 5:30 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis.

Alondra will be welcomed by Boston Public Library President David Leonard and Chief of Arts and Culture for the City of Boston, Kara Elliott-Ortega. She will read some of her work along with City of Boston Poet Laureate Porsha Olayiwola and youth poet Tariq Charles. There will also be a folklore, jazz, and Latin performance by Puerto Rican cuatro player Fabiola M. Mendez. The event is free and open to the public.

Alondra was named Boston's inaugural Youth Poet Laureate in January 2020, and has since worked tirelessly to celebrate and uplift poetry across the entire city. She has participated in countless events, including reading at a Boston Celtics game, attending Recovery Youth Prevention talks, and sharing her work at several events for Women's History Month, to name a few. Over the past year and a half, she has collaborated with the Boston Lyric Opera, the Boston Children's Museum, the Institute of Contemporary Art, the Mayor's Office of Women's Advancement, City Councilor Julia Mejia, Youth Advocacy Foundation, and more.

Alondra book launch event flyer


NOTICE OF ACCOMMODATIONS

English: Interpretation and translation services are available to you at no cost. If you need them, please contact us at arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, or 617-635-4445, by June 23.

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 Arabic - العربية

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Russian -Русский: Услуги устного и письменного перевода предоставляются бесплатно. Если Вам они нужны, просьба связаться с нами по адресу электронной почты arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, либо по телефону 617-635-4445. до  23/06

Portuguese - Português: Você tem à disposição serviços gratuitos de interpretação e tradução. Se precisar deles, fale conosco: arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, ou 617-635-4445. Até esta data  23/06

French - Français: Les services d’interprétation et de traduction sont à votre disposition gratuitement. Si vous en avez besoin, veuillez nous contacter à arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, ou au 617-635-4445, d'ici au: 23/06

Somali - Af Soomaali: Adeegyada tarjumaadda iyo fasiraada luuqadaha ayaa diyaar kuu ah adiga oo aan wax kharash ah ka bixin. Haddii aad u baahatid iyaga, fadlan nagala soo xiriir arts@boston.govLCA@boston.gov, ama 617-635-4445, markay taariikhdu tahay:  23/06

6:00pm - 7:30pm
McKim Courtyard, BPL Central Library
700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
Price:
FREE
Contact:
Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture
Neighborhood:
Back Bay
Event Type:
Art
Posted:
2021-07-14T18:00:00 - 2021-07-14T19:30:00
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