Regie Cabico is one of the country’s leading innovators and pioneers of the poetry slam having won 3 top prizes in the 1993, 1994 & 1997 National Poetry Slams and winning The Nuyorican Poets Cafe Grand Slam. Bust Magazine ranked him in the 100 Men We Love & The Kenyon Review called him the Lady Gaga of Poetry. He has appeared on two seasons of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and NPR’s Snap Judgement. His work is published in over 40 anthologies including Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Café, Spoken Word Revolution, & The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry. He has taught at Urban Word, Poets House, Kundiman, Split This Rock Mr. Cabico received the Writers for Writers Award for his work with at-risk youth from Poets and Writers. Other recipients include Arthur Miller, Edward Albee, Amy Tan and Stephen King. Mr. Cabico has shared the stages with Oscar nominee Jesse Eisenberg & Michael Ealy as part of Howard Zinn’s People’s History and with Patti Smith, Allen Ginsberg and Smashing Pumpkins, among others as a featured poet on Lollapalooza. He is former NYU Artist in Residence for Asian Pacific American Studies. When not performing throughout the UK and North America, he resides in Washington, DC. where he makes Thai food and practices his Tina Turner impersonation.
Doors at 6:30p, show at 7p, free and all ages. Donations accepted. Snacks! We’ll be at the WCUW Frontroom (910 Main Street, Worcester) – can’t wait to see you there!