¡A Viva Voz! Migraciones: An Evening of Latin@ Poetry and Spoken Word
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
At the Benson Latin American Collection , Reading Room
LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections presents the thirteenth annual ¡A Viva Voz!, a celebration of U.S. Latina/o arts and culture. The event takes place Thursday, April 2, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Benson Latin American Collection.
Join us for an evening of live readings and performances of original work by Central Texas–based poets and spoken word artists, sharing diverse perspectives around themes of migration and identity.
Ariana Brown, Afro-Mexicana poet, performer, and author
Marcos Cervantes (aka Mex Step of Third Root hip hop collective), educator and scholar
Las Krudas, Cuban hip hop artists
Teresa Palomo Acosta, poet, educator, and historian
Moderator: Celeste Guzmán Mendoza, poet
This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments provided.
Presented with the generous support of the Austin American-Statesman; co-sponsored by LLILAS Benson and UT Libraries.
The Benson Latin American Collection is located in Sid Richardson Hall, Unit 1, 2300 Red River (corner of Red River and Clyde Littlefield), on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin. Metered street parking and garage parking are available for guests.