Join the Academy of American Poets, Back Forty, and acclaimed downtown poet Bob Holman for a National Poetry Month celebration in the East Village featuring poetry-inspired cocktails. Mixologists from renowned New York City establishments (e.g. Ward III, Clover Club, The Beagle, Back Forty, and Back Forty West) will serve original cocktails inspired by their favorite poems, while host Bob Holman recites each poem, cocktail in hand. Back Forty chef Michael Laarhoven will also prepare special hors d'oeuvres to complement the libations.
Saturday, April 21, 2012
190 Avenue B
Before April 16: $50 plus tax, gratuity, and ticket fees, totaling $67.69 (includes cocktails and food).
After April 16: $55 plus tax, gratuity, and fees, totaling $70.89 (includes cocktails and food).
Visit www.poets.org/backforty for tickets and more information.