Join Art Meza, Lowriting photographer and Santino J. Rivera, publisher and owner of Broken Sword Publications, and many more TBD, for an evening of Chicana/o art, spoken word, food and a free car show.
The benefit will be a precursor to the Tucson Festival of Books, complete with a car show, food and a DJ.
The new book, Lowriting: Shots, Rides & Stories from the Chicano Soul, will be on sale at the event and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the John A. Valenzuela Youth Center.
There is a public Facebook invite for the event. You can check it out here and let us know you will be attending.
Scheduled to speak at the event are:
Santino J. Rivera – author/publisher
Art Meza – photographer will have his photos from the book for sale!
Robert Flores – poet
Steven Alvarez – poet
Gloria Moran – filmmaker and she will be screening her film The Unique Ladies!
Roberto “Dr. Cintli” Rodriguez – author/professor
Here is the schedule for the benefit. Things begin at 5 p.m.!
- Ceremony – Calpolli Teoxicalli
- Introduction – Gloria Hamelitz
- Paula Maez: Nuestras Raices
- Manuel Guzman –
- What is Lowriting/Chicano Lit & Banned Books/reading – Santino J. Rivera
- Indie Photography/Lowriting/reading – Art Meza
- Steven Alvarez – reading
- Youth Group Dance
- Dr. Cintli – reading
- Robert Flores – reading
- The Unique Ladies – Gloria Moran
- Book signing
- Invitation to Guero Canelo’s
Come out and enjoy an evening of shots, rides and stories from the Chicano soul and support your community!
Please feel free to print out these flyers and share or post them on your social media of choice! Flyers by muyCreative!