[act-ma] 10/02 Witness for Peace touring Marcel Lueiro Reyes from Cuba
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Tue Sep 26 10:31:07 PDT 2017
The Oct. 2nd event below is the first part of one of the two tours
listed below. Some of the other events only contain preliminary
information, check the websites for updates.
Two very interesting tours that intersect for one event on Oct. 17th
See below for more information on Week-Long Festival for Cuban Novelist
Leonardo Padura October 10-17
Witness for Peace invites you to join Cuban popular educator and poet
*Marcel Lueiro Reyes *from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Center as
he tours in *New England.
*Marcel is a specialist in the fields of popular communication, culture
and the arts in Cuba. Many of his poetry collections have been published
and some have even won national literary prizes. Marcel's presentation
*"Grassroots Solidarity in the Age of Hostility: Building an Alternative
US-Cuba Relationship"* will focus on community-based experiences in the
struggle to create a more inclusive and democratic socialism.
**Marcel Lueiro Reyes Boston *Tour Events: *
•*October 2, 7:30 pm: Dudley Dough, Bruce C. Bolling Municipal
Building, 2302 Washington Street, Roxbury, MA*
*•October 17, Event with Leonardo Padura; Northeastern University,
Boston, MA (Co-sponsored by the July 26th Coalition, more info below)
Other New England Events
•October 3, 4:00 p.m.: Hardge Forum of the Multicultural Center,
University of Rhode Island, South Kingstown, RI
•October 4, 4:00 pm: CPCS Plaza, Wheatley Building, University of
Massachusetts – Boston, MA
•October 5: Connecticut College, New London, CT
•October 6, 4:00 p.m.: Worcester State University, Worcester, MA
•October 7, Malcolm X House, Wesleyan University, 345 High St.,
•October 9, 7:00 pm: New England College, Concord, NH
•October 10, RAJ Seminar Room, Middlebury College, 14 Old Chapel Rd,
•October 12, St. Michaels’s College, One Winooski Park, Colchester, VT
•October 16, 6:00 pm: New Haven Public Library, New Haven, CT
•October 17, Clark University, Worcester, MA
•October 17, July 26th Coalition with Leonardo Padura; Northeastern
University, Boston, MA
Check out Marcel's tour updated schedule here.
Week-Long Festival for Cuban Novelist Leonardo Padura October 10-17
Celebrated Cuban novelist Leonardo Padura is coming to Boston for a
week-long festival of special events October 10-17 including readings,
film showings, and public conversations designed to inform his
achievements in contemporary Cuban culture.
Events begin with a reading and book signing at the Brookline Public
Library at Coolidge Corner Library on Tuesday, October 10 and conclude
with a joint July26 Coalition program with Witness for Peace’s tour of
Cuban poet and popular educator Marcel Lueiro Reyes on October 17.
Northeastern University, 305 Shillman Hall, 115 Forsythe St., half a
block from the Northeastern U Green Line stop (D train) on Huntington
Ave., turn left, #30 on the campus map
<http://www.northeastern.edu/campusmap/map/index.html>. (See above for
The week-long series takes place primarily at Northeastern and Boston
University and features films including an expanded version of “Vientos
de La Habana/Winds of Havana,” the first in the series made of his noir
detective novels and the world of its hero Mario Conde and the U.S.
premiere of the English-subtitled “Regreso a Itaca/Return to Ithaca.”
https://july26.org/october-2017-leonardo-padura-festival/ for the full
schedule and venues and more on Padura.
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