"Chicano writers from El Paso are the most progressive, open-minded, far-reaching, and inclusive writers of them all."

Octavio Romano

Saturday, December 04, 2010

Literary Events today in EPT

Today, Dec. 4, 1030am. El Paso Chican@ History Project. Memorial Park Library. Seeking a re-visioning of the El Paso's history.

Today, Dec.4, 4pm. Nepantla: Celebrando Nuestra Herencia Fronteriza featuring Jimmy Santiago Baca, Miguel Algarin, Tony Spiller & Richard Stratton. Readings and music by San Patricio Brigade, Cesar Ivan, Nancy Green, Fuga, Laura Cesarco Eglin, Sasha Pimentel-Chacon, Gabriel Gaytan, Alma Maquitico, Rich Yanez, Valentin Sandoval, Roberto Santos, Adrian Rivera, and many more. 1st Av. Lofts, 300 S. Florence (right off Paisana Av.) in El Paso. Free. Co-sponsored by Mouthfeel Press.

Elena Poniatowska
Carlos Monisvais

Tonight, Dec. 4, 6pm. Concert honoring the Mexican writer "Carlos Monsivais". The Consulate General of Mexico invites the general public to the concert honoring the Mexican writer "Carlos Monsivais". The event includes a semblance performed by Elena Poniatowska, in which she portrays from the perspective of having intimate knowledge of the writer’s work, and as the character Carlos Monsivais was in life. The evening will conclude with a flute concert played by Horacio Franco, in honor of the late writer. WHERE: Magoffin Auditorium at UTEP, located in Hawthorne St. and W University Ave. El Paso, TX 79968.

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