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The Art of Return: Stories from formerly incarcerated men and women

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21 A Clinton Street

New York, NY 10002

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Part artistic event, part live interview, the Art of Return is a one-of-a-kind space for formerly incarcerated people to share their creativity, built in collaboration with the community. In the show's first half, formerly incarcerated artists share poetry, music, and more. In the second, journalist and host Allen Arthur sits down with one formerly incarcerated person for an intimate interview, sharing the story of that person's life from childhood to incarceration to reentry through today.

With more than 44,000 people currently held in immigration detention - the highest number in U.S. history - December's Art of Return will focus on those impacted by this growing, profitable, and often shadowy form of incarceration. Our special guest will be Khalil Cumberbatch, who was not only incarcerated in prison but immigration detention as well, all before receiving a rare pardon from Governor Andrew Cuomo preventing his deportation.

Doors 3:30pm / Show 4:00pm
Tickets $10 adv / $12 door
21+
This event is mixed seated/standing. Seats are first-come, first-served.

Allen Arthur is a freelance journalist based in Queens. A recent graduate of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, he has worked with the formerly incarcerated community for more than two years. His work has appeared in USA Today, the Marshall Project, Documented, and YES! Magazine.

Khalil Cumberbatch is a speaker, advocate, and reentry specialist. He works with multiple nonprofits and is a lecturer at Columbia University. He graduated from Lehman College’s MSW program in May 2014, where he was awarded the Urban Justice Award for his work with underserved and marginalized communities impacted by mass incarceration.



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