Words on the Street

Words on the Street is Just Buffalo Literary Center’s placemaking initiative, designed to engage the whole community in the celebration of the written & spoken word. Outdoor public readings, workshops, and events occurred all along the literary corridor on Washington Street to inspire people of all ages & all walks-of-life.

Assistant Curator: Annette Daniels Taylor
Outreach Coordinator: Richie Wills

READINGS, PERFORMANCES, & WORKSHOPS BY

Mathias Svalina
Susan Anner
Chris Vitiello
Eve Williams
Brandon Williamson
Ben Brindise
Megan Kemple
Marquis Burton
Max Weiss
Julio Montalvo Valentin
Rachel Robles Saeger
Dayatra Hassan
Sabrina Bradley
Christine Green
Adam Drury
Welks Mice
Ntare Ali Gault
Nina Vega-Westhoff
Eddie Gomez
Samira Williams
Zoe Scruggs
Bianca McGraw
Johnetta Warren-Askew
JBWC Youth Poets

Words on the Street Events

Dream Binding

Tuesday, May 29, 2018


Led by: visiting poet, Mathias Svalina

Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 1420
Dates: May 29, 2018
Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. (more…)

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LIT CITY: Mathias Svalina & JBWC Young Writers Reading

Thursday, May 31, 2018


Where:
Outside the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: May 31, 2018
Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m. (more…)

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Words on the Street: Playing Your Way to Writing

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
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Where:
Buffalo And Erie County Public Library Central Library
Reading Park
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: July 11, 2018
Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m. (more…)

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Words on the Street: Chris Vitiello at the Reading Park

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
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Where:
Buffalo And Erie County Public Library Central Library
Reading Park
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: July 11, 2018
Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m. (more…)

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Words on the Streets: Black-Out Poems

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
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Where:
Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
Virginia & Ellicott St.
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: July 11, 2018
Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m. (more…)

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Words on the Street: Eve Williams & Brandon Williamson

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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Where:
Buffalo And Erie County Public Library Central Library
Reading Park
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: July 18, 2018
Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m. (more…)

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Words on the Street: Letterpressing Bookmarks

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
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Where:
Buffalo And Erie County Public Library Central Library
Reading Park
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: July 25, 2018
Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m. (more…)

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Words on the Street: Ben Brindise, Megan Kemple, Marquis Burton

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
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Where:
Buffalo And Erie County Public Library Central Library
Reading Park
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: August 1, 2018
Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m. (more…)

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Words on the Street: Poems on Demand/BNMC Block Party

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
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Where:
Kaminski Parks & Gardens at Roswell
665 Elm Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: August 8, 2018
Time: 4:30-7:30 p.m. (more…)

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Words on the Street: Pop-up Comics

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
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Where:
Buffalo And Erie County Public Library Central Library
Reading Park
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: August 8, 2018
Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m. (more…)

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Words on the Street: Buffalo Reading Invasion

Thursday, August 9, 2018
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Where:
Buffalo And Erie County Public Library Central Library
Reading Park
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: August  9, 2018
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m. (more…)

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Words on the Street: Circle Reading

Saturday, August 11, 2018
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Where:
Buffalo And Erie County Public Library Central Library
Reading Park
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: August 11, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m. (more…)

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Words on the Street: Pink Door Poets

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Where:
Buffalo And Erie County Public Library Central Library
Reading Park
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: August 15, 2018
Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m. (more…)

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Words on the Street: Valentin, Robles Saeger, & Hassan

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
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Where:
Buffalo And Erie County Public Library Central Library
Reading Park
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: August 29, 2018
Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m. (more…)

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WORDS ON THE STREET: Adam Drury & Welks Mice

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Where:
Buffalo And Erie County Public Library Central Library
Reading Park
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: September 5, 2018
Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m. (more…)

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Words on the Street: Circle Reading

Saturday, September 8, 2018
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Where:
Buffalo And Erie County Public Library Central Library
Reading Park
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: September 8, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. (more…)

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Words on the Street: Ntare Ali Gault, Nina Vega-Westhoff, Eddie Gomez

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
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Where:
Buffalo And Erie County Public Library Central Library
Reading Park
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: September 12, 2018
Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m. (more…)

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Words on the Street: Young Artists Unite!

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Where:
Buffalo And Erie County Public Library Central Library
Reading Park
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: September 15, 2018
Time: 3:00 p.m. (more…)

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WORDS ON THE STREET: Samira Williams & Zoe Scruggs

Wednesday, September 19, 2018


Where:

Buffalo And Erie County Public Library Central Library
Reading Park
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: September 19, 2018
Time: 12:00 p.m. (more…)

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Words on the Street: Points of Departure

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Points of Departure

Where:
Buffalo And Erie County Public Library Central Library
Reading Park
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: September 22, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. (more…)

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Words on the Street: Bianca McGraw, Johnetta Warren-Askew, Rachel Robles-Saeger

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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Where:
Buffalo And Erie County Public Library Central Library
Reading Park
1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: September 26, 2018
Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m. (more…)

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Words on the Street: Block Party

Thursday, October 11, 2018
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Where:
Just Buffalo Writing Center
468 Washington St, 2nd floor
Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: October 11, 2018
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. (more…)

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