CARLOS’ Brass Magazine cover story – click the COVER SHOT to check out the article!
CARLOS releases his new live album, “Vitruvius,” to rave reviews and it quickly becomes the #1 top-selling spoken word/poetry album on CDBaby.com!
CARLOS launches his Distinctly Beautiful Bracelet Line (inspired by his poem “Distinctly Beautiful”) in partnership with NationWares. The gorgeous accessories are fair trade, handmade pieces that promote economic sustainability for physically challenged artisans in Guatemala. Check it out: http://www.nationwares.com/category/distinctly-beautiful-line
CARLOS is the writer and star of a non-partisan short film to fight voter apathy called “Vote for Them.”
CARLOS performs two sold out shows with Saul Williams at Joe’s Pub for the release of “CHORUS: A Literary Mixtape” (MTV Books/Simon & Schuster), Saul’s latest book which features Carlos’ poem “Handstitch.”
CARLOS delivers a TEDx talk entitled “Man Up: The Gift of Fear”
CARLOS is a featured reader at the Split This Rock Festival with likes of Sonia Sanchez and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker!
CARLOS performs in MTV’s first ever poetry slam alongside hip hop legend Talib Kweli!
CARLOS hosts MuslimFest in Mississauga Celebration Square and performs for a crowd of 25,000!
CARLOS is nominated for the prestigious Pushcart Prize for his poem “Wait” with Jeanann Verlee!
CARLOS stars in “Hip Hop Hibbit” at the Cherry Pit Theater with Yaya DaCosta and Dennis White!
CARLOS is the Guest of Honor at the Berlin International Literature Festival in Germany!
CARLOS opens Campus Progress National Conference in Washington, DC.
CARLOS headlines at Central Park SummerStage.
CARLOS performs for a sold out Town Hall Theater with Tony Award-winning tap dance legend Savion Glover on Broadway! CLICK HERE to watch their performance.
CARLOS wraps 50 date Majority of One College Tour at Post University in Connecticut.
CARLOS is selected to showcase on the main stage at 4 NACA regional conferences and at the NACA National Convention.
CARLOS visits 21 colleges throughout the United States and Canada on the first leg of his Majority of One National College Tour, which continues next semester! For all booking/availability inquiries: email@example.com
CARLOS named Creative Producer of Lisa Russell’s groundbreaking documentary film, “Myth of the Motherland,” as well as Adult Mentor/Poet to be profiled for 3 month shoot throughout Africa. Slated to start filming in early 2008, the goal of the project is to address myths and biases about the Mother Continent. To support the project/learn more: www.mythofthemotherland.com
CARLOS appears on the sixth season of HBO’s “Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry” and is voted “Favorite Poet” of his episode by viewers! Watch his riveting performance HERE
CARLOS showcases at the NACA National Convention in Nashville, Tennessee as a Mainstage Spotlight.
CARLOS graces the cover of the February 2007 issue of Brass Magazine. Check out the article, “A Poet’s Voice,” online: http://www.brassmagazine.com/articles/stry_temp.asp?aid=189
CARLOS celebrates the 20th anniversary of 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks with Spike Lee and other celebrity guests, after “Inside Man” banks $184 million at the box office and opens #1 worldwide (Spike’s most successful release to date). Buy the #1 DVD online: www.theinsideman.net
CARLOS is unanimously chosen as the winner of the 2006 L.A. Music Award for Spoken Word Album of the Year for his CD, “Carlos Andrés Gómez: Live from New York.”
CARLOS appears as a special guest Buddy Wakefield’s new album release, “Run On Anything,” on Sage Francis’ Strange Famous Records.
CARLOS performs on the National Poetry Slam Finals Stage with the 2006 louderARTS National Slam Team in Austin, Texas in front of a sold-out Palmer Auditorium crowd of 3,500.
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