[act-ma] 10/02 Witness for Peace touring Marcel Lueiro Reyes from Cuba

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
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., 
Middletown, CT

•October 9, 7:00 pm: New England College, Concord, NH

•October 10, RAJ Seminar Room, Middlebury College, 14 Old Chapel Rd, 
Middlebury, VT

•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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