Mar 15, 2019, 7PM–10PM

Book Launch: Raquel Salas Rivera’s while they sleep


Join Philadelphia’s Poet Laureate Raquel Salas Rivera & friends to celebrate the launch of their new book while they sleep (under the bed is another country) from Birds, LLC.

With readings & performances by:
Denice Frohman
Noor Ibn Najam
Ryan Eckes
Cynthia Dewi Oka
Frank Sherlock
Husnaa Hashim
Wes Matthews
Yolanda Wisher
Kirwyn Sutherland
Sham E-Ali Nayeem
and Raquel Salas Rivera

This event is free and open to all, with music by Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela, aka Dj Halfbreed, drinks, and Raquel’s new book for sale with a book signing by the author.

For more info about while they sleep, and to pre-order, visit:

(50% of sales will be donated directly to The Maria Fund, an organization dedicated to supporting emergency relief efforts as well as long-term organizing to build an equitable Puerto Rico.)

For more info about the event, please visit our Facebook page.

This event is held in partnership with Birds, LLC and Raquel Salas Rivera.

Programming at ICA has been made possible in part by the Emily and Jerry Spiegel Fund to Support Contemporary Culture and Visual Arts and the Lise Spiegel Wilks and Jeffrey Wilks Family Foundation, and by Hilarie L. & Mitchell Morgan.


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