Kosmic Trading Post
Featured Artist at Kosmic Trading Post Daniel Sanchez running thru March

Gallery Shows

March Artist

Daniel Sanchez ~ Graffiti Artist
Reception March 5, 3pm -6pm  live music by Darbstar & Ta Saint  Spoken word by Manuel Gonzalez

April Artist
Zeora Hercey ~ Photography
Reception April 9 Time TBA

May Artist TBA
Barbara Besser

June Artist TBA

July  Artist
Gina Marselle ~ Photography/Poetry

August Artist
Ramona Snow Teo

September Artist
Leo Neutield

Kosmic Trading Post Events

Magic Full Moon Equinox Celebration March 19, 4:20-9pm Music by DJ Burning Buddha Torch , Shamanic Ceremony lead by Yosa at 7:30 ~free form till 9

Root Sunday (potluck) ~  $5 or dish March 20, Sunday & March 27, 1pm-7pm Churchical chants of Rastafari, Roots Reggae, Dub, Culture & Dancehall including live performances by Empress Raizafari,  Jah Cesco, Elijah Tafari  ,Jah Cesco & DJ Kabir

The Gathering ~  $5 March26, Sat. 1pm-7pm Join The Gathering for an amazing afternoon of Live Music and Dance in the sun  and an evening show of Dj’s and Fire Dance during sunset!!

The Rio Grande Flow ~ $5 March 31, 6pm-9pm Night of Spoken Word hosted by Manuel Gonzalez - open mic ,             features  &  slam

Lil' Sumn Sumn ~ $10 April 2,  4:20-7pm $10 tickets are limited /available at Kosmic Trading Post

Silver mouse in 3-D ~ $10 Special sound concert April 17, 3pm-5pm

Kosmic Sponsored Events

The Portal ~ $5 El Rey Theater April 1 More info TBA

Dance Church ~  $8 Sugg. Donation  March 20, ( Every Sunday) 12:15 pm - 2pm at Maple Street Dance Space ( inside peacecraft in Nob Hill ) 3215 Central NE

Manuel Gonzalez ~ host of 'The Rio Grande Flow'
                                             Let Me Introduce Myself....

       Manuel is a performance poet who began his career in the poetry slam. He has represented Albuquerque many times on a national level as a member of the Albuquerque poetry slam team.   Manuel has appeared on the PBS show, Colores, in "my word is my power." He was one of the founding members of the poetry troupe The Angry Brown Poets. Manuel teaches workshops on self expression and poetry in high schools and youth detention centers. He also works with an art therapist to help incarcerated young men express themselves. He is one of the coaches and mentors for the Santa Fe High Poetry Slam team. Manuel is from Albuquerque, New Mexico. His mother’s family is from Barelas. His father’s family is from a small town in Northern New Mexico called Anton Chico, and his father was the lead singer of the band Manny and the Casanovas. He identifies himself as being Chicano.The history, culture, and spirituality of his people are among his inspirations. "I'm proud to be from New Mexico, and to me it's more than just green chile and desert. It's seeing the value of famila and respect. It's the rio grande valley and Santuario de Chimayo. It is feasts, dance, poetry and prayer." His connection to his culture helps him connect to his students. Manuel teaches poetry as a means for self expression. Looking within oneself and examining ones roots is the essence of the type of poetry he works with. Emotions, feelings, experiences, and prose in an historical and cultural context is the goal of his workshops. Self esteem, finding something to say, figuring out how to say it eloquently, and letting your voice be heard are just some of the benchmarks in Manuel’s workshop.

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