Posts Tagged ‘Lemon Andersen’

06/01/16: 2016 Uptown Arts Stroll Kick-Off

06/01/16: 2016 Uptown Arts Stroll Kick-Off

That’s right people. The 2016 Uptown Arts Stroll kick-off is taking place on Wednesday, June 1st 2016 at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling. This year’s honorees are Wilhelmina Obatola Grant, Felipe Galindo, Ellen Baxter and Carol Ward. The program will be emceed by Carol Jenkins, Emmy Award-winning TV anchor and journalist, […]


5/18/14: The Warriors @ The United Palace

5/18/14: The Warriors @ The United Palace

Sunday, May 18, 2014 4pm doors; 5pm stage show; 5:30pm movie $10 online, $15 at the door The fifth installment of “Sunday Movies at the Palace with Lin-Manuel Miranda” features the 1979 cult classic about gangs gone wild. 92 min. In English with Spanish subtitles. Master of Ceremonies Lin-Manuel will introduce the movie with a […]


Word At 4F 1 Year Anniversary @ Apt 78

Word At 4F 1 Year Anniversary @ Apt 78

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Dear Nelson Mandela…

Dear Nelson Mandela...

Poem by Lemon Andersen (@LemonAndersen)


Happy Birthday King of Pop

Happy Birthday King of Pop

BY Lemon Andersen (@LemonAndersen) Dear Michael Jackson Fans… He wore high-waters Fitted fedoras Gary Indiana chops Black moccasins White socks From the ghetto to the block Happy Birthday King of pop Get enough, we won’t stop Calling you King, like it or not Giving you Brooklyn love Shine like the Rhinestones in your glove Today […]


Put You On: Lemon Andersen @ Guild Hall in East Hampton

Put You On: Lemon Andersen @ Guild Hall in East Hampton

On Thursday August 29th, Lemon Andersen (playwright, actor and Tony Award-winning poet) will take the stage at Guild Hall in East Hampton for a special engagement performance of County of Kings, his acclaimed memoir. We hope you can join us for this memorable evening to start Labor Day weekend 2013.


Lemon To Make It’s TV Debut on PBS This Weekend

Lemon To Make It's TV Debut on PBS This Weekend

LEMON the Movie – Official Trailer from Dandelion Films on Vimeo. Ok folks the television premiere of Lemonwill take place on PBS this weekend (Check local listings). For those that don’t know, Lemon Andersen is an award-winning poet, playwright and quite simply a dynamo of a performer. The movie Lemon takes you behind the scenes […]


Put You On: Lemon Andersen’s County of Kings @ The BEAT Festival

Put You On: Lemon Andersen’s County of Kings @ The BEAT Festival

Lemon Andersen is something else. I have seen County of Kings now several times but the searing autobiographical memoir of this incredibly talented artist, performer and critically acclaimed poet never gets old. After the performance you are left there stuck and somewhat undone by the sheer force of Lemon Andersen’s story, eloquence and charisma. Ultimately, […]


The New York International Latino Film Festival Closes With The Powerful Lemon

The New York International Latino Film Festival Closes With The Powerful Lemon

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) This has been another exceptional year for the New York Latino Film Festival. While there are a bunch of movies I still want to see, the standout for me, by a long shot, is Lemon. Lemon tells the story of Lemon Andersen, the incredibly gifted Puerto Rican poet and his struggles […]


Special HHTF Holiday Performance of Lemon Andersen’s County of Kings Next Sunday @ El Museo

Special HHTF Holiday Performance of Lemon Andersen's County of Kings Next Sunday @ El Museo

Hip-Hop Theater Festival presents County of Kings A Stage Memoir by Lemon Andersen Sunday, December 11 6pm El Museo Del Barrio 1230 5th Avenue New York City, NY 10029-4496 ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY Lemon Andersen’s County of Kings gives a tough, yet poignant biographical account of a good kid growing up in an unforgiving environment. Lemon, […]

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