La Bruja

The Loreto Theater

Nuyorican Poets Cafe at The Sheen Center presents Caridad de la Luz a.k.a. "La Bruja" (The "Good" Witch), Puerto Rican poet, actress and activist.

Poetry in America: One Art by Elizabeth Bishop

The Loreto Theater

The live version of the PBS show will examine Elizabeth Bishop's poem "One Art." Host Elisa New welcomes guests, including singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter, who will sing as part of the show, and poet Gregory Orr, as they discuss and interpret the poem.

Poetry in America – Live featuring “Finishing The Hat” by Stephen Sondheim

Livestream NY During the celebration of his 90th birthday, Poetry in America Live will focus on Stephen Sondheim’s song “Finishing The Hat” from Sunday in the Park with George. This live event will celebrate the work of Sondheim through performance of his songs and discussion of the lyrics to this particular song. PBS's "Poetry in America" ... Read more

Convicted By Mercy


Can a man turn his life around, from an addict in the streets – and jail – to a living saint? By God’s grace he can! That’s the story of the late Frank Simmonds, which his widow, poet Rita A. Simmonds tells in Convicted by Mercy: The Journey of Frank Simmonds from the Streets to Sanctity.

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