Find out more about Gemini Ink and Bluestar and sign up as a new member. Live music, artist conversations and Q & A’s, and spoken word art will all be on display.
Help mobilize support for Gemini Ink at our annual marathon reading.
Join us for a morning walk of bird watching and writing led by Duncan Hayes.
Celebrate National Poetry Month by supporting the Writers in Communities (WIC) program, and independent publishing. A special presentation will be given by artist/writer Regina Moya, whose recent work with WIC includes poetry and painting workshops for children ages 9–16 in the Migrant Children’s Project. The evening also includes a special performance by musician/poet Andrea Vocab Sanderson and honors local small press publisher Wings Press. Proceeds benefit Voices de la Luna, and the Writers in Communities program.
Master Storyteller Luis Alberto Urrea rolls into town.
Helena Maria Viramontes talks about why she left a writing program after being told, “The trouble about your work is your writing about Chicanos—you should be writing about people.” “We’re all trained to be culturally-specific,” she says. Take five minutes to see this—then come out on Friday to see her live and in person, at OLLU.
Fill Your Lungs With Fresh Air puts some of San Antonio’s finest writers and performers together to bring the art books of Henri Matisse to vibrant life. Erik Bosse, Jenny Browne, Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson, Rick Stemm, and Mari Xingas (Marisela Barrera) will perform their interpretations of the four illustrated books on display at the San Antonio Museum of Art on August 15, 2014 at 6:30pm. Directed by TJ Gonzales with music by Azul Barrientos. This event is free with museum admission and open to the public.