Monday, September 22, 2008
Things to do in the Bx
Acentos Bronx Poetry Showcase
Featuring poet Lisa Alvarado
The new season of poetry is here, showcasing some of the country's best Latino/a poets in the Bronx.
Lisa Alvarado is a poet, performer, and installation artist and is the author of two award-winning chapbooks, Reclamo and The Housekeeper's Diary; the latter also a one-woman performance which toured nationally. She is also the co-author of the acclaimed young adult novel, Sister Chicas, written with Ann Hagman Cardinal and Jane Alberdeston Coralin. She is the recipient of grants from the Department of Cultural Affairs, The NEA, and the Ragdale Foundation, and is also a journalist, contributing reviews and interviews to La Bloga, and Blogcritics.org.
@ 7 p.m.
The Bruckner Gallery @ Bruckner Bar & Grill
1 Bruckner Boulevard (Corner of Third Avenue)
Free ($5 Suggested Donation)
For more information, call Acentos' host Fish Vargas (917) 209-4211.