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Up Coming Readings and Performances

October 19, 2013

This weekend is Lit Crawl!
So many great readings tonight at different venues starting at 6pm . Take a look at the website for a downloadable map in the link above.
I will be reading at this Dia de los Muertos themed reading TONIGHT
Saturday Oct. 19, 2013 8:30-9:30 (sharp)
at Casa Bonampak on Valencia
in San Francisco

More info HERE

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“Our Mission: No eviction”
Saturday, October 26, 2013 8pm at Brava Theater

I will also be performing at this important event to bring awareness to the current situation in San Francisco and particularly to my friends Yolanda and Rene. Read more below

Our Mission No Eviction flyer

“A Community Action to benefit Mission Artists Rene Yañez and Yolanda Lopez.
Please join us for an evening of performance, art and tributes to long time San Francisco Mission artists and residents Yolanda Lopez and Rene Yañez.

If you are unable to attend you can make a donation at www.brava.org (click donation on home page). Make your designation the Yañez-Lopez benefit

Yolanda and Rene have both been issued Ellis Act Evictions and are facing serious health issues. This fundraiser will be to raise funds to help cover some of the lawyer expenses, medical expenses and moving expenses.

Yolanda and Rene have made huge contributions to the Chicano art world and the uniqueness and beauty that so many of us love about the Mission and San Francisco. Please come out to celebrate these two amazing humans and help them fight this eviction and raise some funds to help them.

Performers include Culture Clash, Marga Gomez, Guillermo Gomez-Peña, Las Bomberas de la Bahia, Alejandro Murgia, Dr. Loco, Cherrie Moraga, Celia Rodriguez, Loco Bloco, Maya Chinchilla y mas

Silent Art Auction with works by Enrique Chagoya, Ester Hernandez, Jesus Barraza, Melanie Cervantes, Ana Teresa Fernandez, Rio Yañez, Rene Yañez, Yolanda Lopez, Xuxo Perez, Jos Sances, Jean Melesaine, Alexa Treviño, Art Hazelwood, Patrick Piazza, Robbin Henderson and many more!

In addition to the silent art auction there will also be a raffle of items donated by local businesses and friends.

Mark your calendars! October 26, 2013 8pm”

$10-20 come ready to buy some art!
For more info:
www.brava.org 

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Featured at Lunada season closer
December 17, 2013

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I will one of the featured poets for the season closer of the Lunada full moon poetry series at Galeria de la Raza in San Francisco
Check it out!

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Also in 2014 I will be releasing my first book of poetry and honored to note that I was invited to read at the San Francisco Jazz Poetry Festival in April 2014. More info to come!

 

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