Noche de Poetas: Burning Down Borders – Hariq las fronteras (Latino Cultural Center)

Date / Time

September 20, 2022

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Mexican Students de Aztlán and Students for Justice in Palestine this for an in-person OPEN MIC and open to all audiences! Don’t miss out on the amazingly talented poets as they share their own poetic words on this month’s theme: Recognize the existence of physical and non-physical borders.

Guiding Questions:

  • What are societal/and or cultural borders that need to be burnt down?
  • What borders are present in your life, and how do you confront these challenges?
  • How do you envision a world without borders?

Leading the night will be our featured poet: Melissa Castro Almandina.

Melissa Castro Almandina is a poet, artist, performer and teaching artist from the Southwest Side of Chicago. She’s a resident artist at AMFM Gallery and an editor at Brown and Proud Press. Find her work in the Garland Court Review, Hooligan Magazine, South Side Weekly and numerous zines.

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