¿Donde Esta Mi Gente? RETURNS this Saturday! Sept 2nd, 2017!

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Hello everyone! ¿Como estamos?

Sorry it’s been FOREVER, since we posted on this website, but we are back, and we hopey you all come out to support us in Oakland! Read the info below and see you all this Saturday!

¿Donde Esta Mi Gente? RETURNS this time as part of the BEAST CRAWL LITERARY FESTIVAL!

OUR TIME SLOT: 8 PM!!!

OUR VENUE: The New Parkway Theater! 474 24th ST, Oakland CA 94612

We are so excited to be a part ot this fantastic annual event in Oakland. ¿Donde Esta Mi Gente? is bringing together some of the bay area’s most exciting writers, poets, comedians, and performers to speak on the themes of immigration, strength, resilience, hilarity, what makes a good or bad immigrant, and how to survive the next four years.
¿Donde Esta Mi Gente? was created in part by a REGEN Artist grant from the Galeria de la Raza and focuses on dynmaic Latinx literary perfomers, comics, and musicians. For this show we are having a very special guest Zulfikar Ali Bhutto in solidarity with our fellow immigrants who are not Latinx.

With performances from
Baruch Porras-Hernandez
Javier Zamora
Eloisa Bravo
Zulfi Faluda aka Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
René Vaz
and Amanda Muniz!

SEE YOU ALL THERE! ALSO, IF YOU GOT A CHANCE, SHARE THE FB EVENT, OR RSVP ON FACEBOOK! 

MORE ON THE PERFORMERS
Baruch Porras Hernandez
is a writer and performer based in San Francisco. He was born in Toluca, Mexico and grew up in California.

Javier Zamora
was born in El Salvador and migrated to the US when he was nine. He is a 2016-2018 Wallace Stegner Fellow and holds fellowships from CantoMundo, Colgate University, MacDowell, the National Endowment for the Arts, and Yaddo. His first book Unaccompanied is forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press, September 2017.

Eloisa Bravo
She’s performed everywhere from SF Sketchfest to the Purple Onion, The Rumpus, Tourettes Without Regrets, and Co Produces Cheaper than Therapy. Find out more at eloisabravo.com

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
Is an artist of mixed Pakistani and Lebanese descent. He has performed with Radar Productions, The Stud, throughout the U.S, Colombia, Pakistan and Dubai. Find out more at https://zulfikaralibhuttoart.com/

René Vaz
Curates and hosts the Voz Sin Tinta and Uptown Fridays, and is a lecturer at San Francisco State University. His book, “The Planet of the Dead”, is forthcoming from Nomadic Press

Amanda Muñiz
is a writer from Puebla, Mexico currently studying English Literature and Latino Studies at San Francisco State. She is inspired by her parents, the migrant experience, the land she has trekked over, and chisme.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact the head organizer Baruch Porras Hernandez at baruchporras@gmail.com

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