Thursday, April 1, 2010

Some Literary Events / April 1 - 9

All events free unless otherwise noted.

April 3 (3:00 - 5:00 pm) Los Baez at La Pregunta Arts Cafe. Dominican playwrights Frank and Josefina Baez present a lecture and discussion on their work, in collaboratio with La Preguntas Arts Cafe. At La Pregunta Arts Cafe, 1528 Amsterdam (between 135th and 136th Street). For more information, click here or call 347-591-6387.

April 3 (5:00 - 9:00 pm) Poets in New York for the Revolution. The Collective Poets in New York invite to participate in an open mic fundraising session at the famous alternative bookstore. At Revolution Books, 146 West 26th Street. For more information, click here or call 212-691-3345.

April 4 (12:00 - 2:00 pm) Vanessa Hidary at Acentos Writers Workshop. The acclaimed hands-on writing series organized by Acentos Foundation welcomes New York author and artist Vanessa Hidary. RSVP is required by sending an email to Please bring proper identification to the event. At the Eugenio María de Hostos Community College, Room A-329, 475 Grand Concourse, Bronx. For more information, click here or call 917-209-4211.

April 5 (7:30) Falu at Bar 13. LouderArt's Slam session will feature the work of Falu, a New York-based singer and songwriter from Mumbai, India. At Bar 13, Corner of 13th and University, 2nd floor. For more information, click here or call 212-979-6677.

April 8 (7:00 pm) Gaby Brimmer: An Autobiography in Three Voices. Celebrate the life and work of Mexican writer and activist born with cerebral palsy with a reading from her autobiography, written with novelist Elena Poniatowska, and structured as a chorus of voices—Brimmer's own as well as those of her mother, Sari, and her caregiver, Florencia Morales. In collaboration with the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York and InterAmericas. For Americas Society members, reserve at or all 212-277-8359, ext. 4. For non-members, limited seating will be available five days prior to the program, so return to the event page five days ahead of the program to register. At Americas Society, 680 Park Avenue. For more information and reservations, click here or call 212-277-8359.

April 9 (7:00 pm) Felipe Martínez and Mar Gómez at McNally Jackson Books. Colombian poet Martínez Pinzón (La vida a quemarropa) and Spanish novelist and playwright Gómez (Cambio de sentido) will read from their most recent work, presented by Carlos Padrón and Sylvia Molloy. At McNally Jackson Bookstore, 52 Prince Street. For more information, call 212-274-1160.

April 9 (7: 00) Suárez Coalla and Rivera-Valdés at Centro Español. Latino Artists Round Table (LART) presents authors Paquita Suárez Coalla (Para que no se me olvide) and Casa de las Américas award-winner Sonia Rivera-Valdés (Historia de mujeres grandes y chiquitas) who will read from their latest work. With the participation of Colombian singer Lina Villegas. At Centro Español NYC (Spanish Benevolent Society), 239 West 14th Street, Chelsea. Free tapas with the purchase of a glass of wine. For more information, click here or call 212-929-7873.

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