Thursday, May 24, 2012

June 3: Luis Humberto Valadez & friends!

A Night of Poetry and Music for Chicago HOPES

Chicago HOPES Program Director Luis Humberto Valadez is holding an event to commemorate the release of his new poetry book/music and poetry project, "Valid Lush" being release by Plumberries Press! The event will also be a Chicago HOPES fundraiser, serving to help the organization grow and thrive in providing after-school and summer programs to children living in homeless shelters. 

The event will be held Sunday June 3rd at Beauty Bar Chicago (1444 W. Chicago Ave.) at 7pm. A $5 suggested donation at the door will go directly to Chicago HOPES. A portion of the proceeds from the sales of "Valid Lush" this evening will also be donated to Chicago HOPES. This is event is 21+ and is being presented by Curbside Splendor Publishing.

The event will feature a performance of poetry and music by Valadez and performances and readings from Quraysh Ali Lansana, Krista Franklin, Victor David Giron, Edwin R. Perry, and Cristina Correa.

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