Celebrating Latina Creativity In Chicago

Celebrating Latina Creativity In Chicago

April is going to be a fabulous month for Latinas on the move! Our very own Irasema Gonzalez and Coya Paz of Proyecto Latina will be on a panel celebrating Latina Creativity in Chicago.

Swing by it’s FREE & FABULOUS and we’d love to meet you and hear your thoughts on Latinas in the arts!

DePaul University
Thursday, April 2
Reception – 5:30 p.m.
6 p.m. – Panel
John R. Cortelyon Commons Bldg
2324 N. Freemont St. Chicago, IL

Join a distinguished panel of artists who will discuss the path of their own creative journeys, examine the ways in which their work has been influenced by Sandra Cisneros and The House on Mango Street, and trace the dynamic relationship between artists and their communities.
Panelists: Irasema Gonzalez, Writer/Poet / Proyecto Latina & Founder of Tianguis Books

Bibiana Suarez, Department of Art, Media and Design / DePaul University
Coya Paz, co-founder of Teatro Luna / Proyecto Latina/ The Theatre School / DePaul University

Tanya Saracho, co-founder of Teatro Luna / Adapted The House on Mango Street for the stage

A discussion with the audience will conclude the evening. Part of the 2009 Sor Juana Festival National Museum of Mexican Art and the 3rd Annual Cesar Chavez Service and Values Series Steans Center / DePaul University

Co-sponsors: The Department of English, Latin American and Latino Studies Program and The Women’s Center

For more information: (773) 325-7839 or (773) 325-7558 Free and open to the public.

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