Sunday, October 21, 2007

ACENTOS NEWS and MORE ABOUT OUR FRIENDS

Tuesday, October 23rd @7pm
ACENTOS Bronx Poetry Showcase
The Uptown's Best Open Mic and Featured Poet


BLAS FALCONER

A poet and creative writing teacher, Blas Falconer teaches poetry and
the memoir at Austin Peay State University where he is an Assistant
Professor in the English Department. Falconer completed his MFA degree
from the University of Maryland in 1997. He earned a PhD in English,
with a concentration in Creative Writing, from the University of
Houston in 2002.

Falconer has won the New Delta Review Eyster Prize for Poetry (2000) .
He was a semifinalist for The Nation Poetry Prize in 1998, 2002, and
2003. His work has appeared in numerous literary journals, including
Another Chicago Magazine, Third Coast, Puerto del Sol, Lyric Review,
Poet Lore, New Delta Review, and the Baltimore Review.

The Bruckner Bar and Grill
1 Bruckner Boulevard (Corner of 3rd Ave)
6 Train to 138th Street Station
Hosted by JOHN RODRIGUEZ
FREE! ($5 Suggested Donation)

Coming from MANHATTAN:
At the 138th Street Station, exit the train to your left, by the last
car on the 6. Go up the stairs, to your right, to exit at LINCOLN
AVENUE. Walk down Lincoln to Bruckner Blvd, turn right on Bruckner.
Walk past the bike shop. The Bruckner Bar and Grill is at the corner:
One Bruckner Blvd., right next to the Third Avenue Bridge.

Coming from THE BRONX:
By Train:
At the 138th Street Station, exit to your RIGHT, by the FIRST car on
the 6. Go up the stairs, to your right, to exit at LINCOLN AVENUE.
Walk down Lincoln to Bruckner Blvd, turn right on Bruckner. Walk
alongside the bridge, past the bike shop. The Bruckner Bar and Grill
is at the corner: One Bruckner Blvd., right next to the Third Avenue
Bridge.

By Bus:
Bx15 to Lincoln Ave. and Bruckner Blvd. Walk one block west, past the
bike shop, to the Bruckner Bar and Grill.
Bx1, Bx21, Bx32 to 138th and 3rd Ave. Walk five blocks south along
the left side of 3rd Avenue to the end (Bruckner and 3rd). The
Bruckner Bar and Grill will be on the corner.

For more information, please call 917-209-4211.

AND

This Wednesday October 24, at UC Berkeley, Ted Genoways (Virginia Quarterly Review) Jon Sawyer (Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting) and I will be hosting a panel discussion called South America: Untold Stories. We'll be presenting the current issue of The Virginia Quarterly Review entitled "South America in the 21st Century."

Panelists include:

Filmmaker Gabrielle Weiss screening her film on the Ghost Train of Buenos Aires

Journalist Pat Joseph discussing the environmental impact of soy production in the Brazilian Amazon

Journalist Kelly Hearn exploring Camisea, Peru's largest natural gas deposits, and the race to control it

The work of Etiqueta Negra journalists will also be presented.
Refreshments will be served, and the magazine will be available for purchase.

South America: Untold Stories
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
Townsend Center for the Study of the Humanities
UC Berkeley
Oct 24, 6pm


Lisa Alvarado

1 comment:

JamesonRomero said...

Thanks Alot LA BLOGA..............
And Thats All I Can Say, OTHER THAN
I Rep That love that come from UP above...MY NAME ES Solo Caliente'
Tu sabe' ONE LOVE!!!1