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Ernesto Cardenal @ The International Flor y Canto Literary Festival 2015

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Date:
Friday, May 15, 2015
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Other
Organizer/Author:
Fernando A. Torres
Location Details:
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission St, San Francisco

The International Flor y Canto Literary Festival 2015

The International Flor y Canto Literary Festival will host a historic reading of Latino poets on Saturday May 16th, 2015 at the Brava Theatre and Friday, May 15th, 2015 at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts. Doors open at 7PM, reading starts at 7:30. Books by these authors will be on sale.

Event is free and open to the public.

The reading Four Corners, Five Directions— the Poet Laureates reading brings together some of the important Latino poets of our time, with Luis J. Rodriguez, author of the classic Always Running: La vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A. and My Nature is Hunger and current Los Angeles Poet Laureate, Daisy Zamora, acclaimed Nicaraguan poet, author of Riverbed of Memory, Demetria Martinez, author of Mother Tongue, Lorna Dee Cervantes, author of Emplumada, Alejandro Murguía, San Francisco Poet Laureate and special invited guest, Roberto Vargas, Honorary Poet Laureate of the Mission District.


The International Flor y Canto Literary Festival will also host an historic evening with the internationally acclaimed Nicaraguan poet Ernesto Cardenal, considered the greatest living poet of Latin America. Author of more than thirty books and awarded all major Latin American literary prizes, his reading in Spanish will be accompanied by an English translation. In celebration of his 90th birthday and a life of poetry and activism.
Saturday May 16th, 2015 at the Brava Theatre.7:30PM.

Tickets available for Ernesto Cardenal reading at Brava Theater: http://www.brava.org/current-shows/current-shows/flor-y-canto/#.VTvKC95M7wx
or via this link:  here
Added to the calendar on Wed, Apr 29, 2015 6:10PM
§Ernesto Cardenal
by Fernando A. Torres
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