Poesia y Mercadito: Enjoy a night of poetry and local artisans

Special Event | November 14 | 5-8 p.m. |  Latinx Research Center

 2547 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

 Alán Pelaez, Pushcart Poet

 Javier O. Huerta, Arte Publico Press

 Melanie Cervantes, Dignidad Rebelde

 Latinx Research Center

Enjoy an evening with community! The Latinx Research Center is hosting a poetry night with local poets and vendors. PhD student & celebrated poet, Alán Pelaez will be hosting and reciting their poetry, provoking our imagination & inspiriting our humanity. Javier O. Huerta will also be sharing excerpts from "American Copia" and "Some Clarifications y otros poemas" (published by Arte Publico Press).

As our alternative to Black Friday & corporate consumerism, the mercadito will include items for purchase such as hand made jewelry, hard to find literature, your favorite delicacies and rebozos from Oaxaca. Melanie Cervantes of Dignidad Rebelde will also be there selling her art!

 CA, jgberumen@berkeley.edu, 4153772374