Meet John “Chance” Acevedo


We are thrilled that CHANCE will be making his Miami debut as HOST with us. Doing what he does best supporting other artists while he entertains with his killer Haikus, makes you belly laugh at yourself and poetically brainwashes you into become a better person without you even noticing. Doing what a good HOST does.Meet John “Chance” Acevedo – Host of SWAN Community Program – “Speak Your Soul”.

SWAN Community Program “Speak Your Soul
Friday March 24 2017 3pm-8pm

FREE Admission

Adrienne Arsht Center for The Performing Arts

Peacock Foundation Studio @ The Ziff Ballet Opera House

1300 Biscayne Blvd.

John “Chance” Acevedo has been reciting/hosting and curating for over a decade. As the eldest of three, he receives inspiration from everyday life situations and most commonly uses a blend of comedy and drama to reflect his real-life experience.

PicChance1Chance has become recognized in many poetry venues and Universities which he has been a featured performer at such as The Bowery Poetry Club, Cemi Underground, Cornelia Street Café, The Green (in L.A.), The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Amherst University, Boston University, Fordham University, John Jay College, Pace University, Sarah Lawrence College, to name just a few. He’s been the popular host for “No intro’s”, “Urban Voices Heard: Write Out Loud”, and “Sunday Spokenword Showcase”. He has been hosting and co curating monthly shows for “LatinosNYC”, “Noo Moves Entertainment: Artist Appreciation Show” and for “The Artist Collective: Poetry Project”. “Chance” also hosted The First Annual New York Hip-Hop Dance Convention at Sony Studios.

Chance has been published in Raul Maldonado`s The Company We Keep, “erato” Park Slope Poetry Project and most recently Me No Habla With Acento. He has also self-published a book of poetry ans prose entitled. “Blame It on April”.  Chance is the founding member of the hardest working poetry troupe on the scene “El Grito de Poetas” a collective of diverse Latino and Latina poets dedicated to the craft and performance of modern poetry. , Chance`s confident stage presence makes him a performer to watch.

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