Tender Table Food & Poetry Fair with Veronica Perez

Saturday, August 28, 2021,

Congress Square Park, Portland, ME

Join a celebration of Black and Brown joy and community, organized by Lunder Institute Residential Fellow Veronica Perez and Tender Table founder Stacey Tran. Enjoy local food and drinks for purchase by Onggi, Penny’s BBQ Chicken, Siblings, Riverside Farm, Yardie Ting; food-themed poetry and storytelling by April Fournier, Nyamuon “Moon” Nguany Machar, Samaa Abdurraqib, Sarah Williams, Signature MiMi; music by Viva; an arts corner by Love Lab Studio; a reading corner by Indigo Arts Alliance. 

This event is free and open to the public of all ages.

Tender Table is a community of Black and Brown folks connecting and celebrating our identities, traditions, joy, resilience, and fight for collective liberation through storytelling and food.

Tender Table Food & Poetry Fair is sponsored by Friends of Congress Square Park, the Ellis-Beauregard Foundation, and SPACE Gallery, in partnership with the Lunder Institute for American Art.


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