John “Chance” Acevedo Features at Palabra!
La Bodega Gallery presents
Hosted by Ted Washington and Julie Corrales
7p pst Thursday, January 14, 2021
Join on Zoom here.
Our Featured Artist:
John “Chance” Acevedo
John “Chance” Acevedo has been reciting and hosting for over two decades. As the eldest of three, he receives inspiration from everyday life situations and most commonly uses a blend of comedy and drama to reflect his real-life experience
Chance has become recognized in many poetry venues and Universities which he has been a featured performer at such as The Bowery Poetry Club, Cemi Underground, Cornelia Street Café, The Green (in L.A.), The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Amherst University, Boston University, Fordham University, John Jay College, Pace University, Sarah Lawrence College, to name just a few. He’s been the popular host for “No intro’s”, “Urban Voices Heard: Write Out Loud” , and “Sunday Spokenword Showcase”. He is currently hosting and co curating monthly shows for “LatinosNYC”, “Noo Moves Entertainment: Artist Appreciation Show” and for “The Artist Collective: Poetry Project”. “Chance” also hosted for “Bronx Fashion Week” and The First Annual New York Hip-Hop Dance Convention at Sony Studios.
Chance has been published in Raul Maldonado”s The Company We Keep, “erato” Park Slope Poetry Project and most recently Me No Habla With Acento. Chance is a board member for The Gift to Empower” and also the founding member of the hardest working poetry troupe on the scene “El Grito de Poetas” a collective of diverse Latino and Latina poets dedicated to the craft and performance of modern poetry. Chance’s confident stage presence makes him a performer to watch.
An open mic follows.
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