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Everyone is welcome! All events are free, with the exception of the finaleBelonging: A Live Magazine Show Extravaganza. Grab tickets today:http://bit.ly/2fk5QKx

For participant bios and to see the full Lit & Luz Festival schedule, visitwww.litluz.org.

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The Lit & Luz events take place a venues throughout the city! Visit litluz.orgfor addresses and

~~Tuesday, October 17th~~

6 PM JUAN RULFO, ONE HUNDRED YEARS: A CONVERSATION ABOUT ONE OF MEXICO’S MOST READ AND LEAST KNOWN WRITERS Instituto Cervantes Chicago
bit.ly/rulfocer

7 PM-10 PM LIT & LUZ KICK-OFF PARTY + EARTHQUAKE RECOVERY FUNDRAISER Ace Hotel Chicago
http://bit.ly/acefund

~~Wednesday, October 18th~~

5 PM EDUARDO RABASA, AUTHOR AND SEXTO PISO EDITORIAL DIRECTOR, HOSTED BY CHRISTIAN TEBORDO
Roosevelt University
http://bit.ly/rabroos

7 PM AN EVENING WITH THE ARTIST AMALIA PICA AND FRIENDS
ACRE
http://bit.ly/acrepica

~~Thursday, October 19th~~

12:00 PM SANTIAGO VAQUERA-VÁSQUEZ AND THE MIDWEST LATINO/A READER
UIC Latino Cultural Center
http://bit.ly/santiuic

12:30 PM A READING AND CONVERSATION WITH MEXICAN AUTHORS CARLA FAESLER AND CRISTINA RIVERA GARZA
@WIlbur Wright College
http://bit.ly/wwccfcrg

4 PM A READING AND CONVERSATION WITH MEXICAN AUTHOR EDUARDO RABASA + Q&A WITH DR. HÉCTOR GARCÍA CHÁVEZ
Loyola University Chicago
bit.ly/loyraba

5 PM AUTHORS BRENDA LOZANO AND JUAN MARTINEZ IN CONVERSATION
American Writers Museum
http://bit.ly/lozmart

7 PM EN ESPAÑOL: POETRY, PROSE, AND POLEMICS
FEATURING CRISTINA RIVERA GARZA WITH CARLA FAESLER, AND MORE
Sector 2337 + The Green Lantern Press
http://bit.ly/PPPSector

~~Friday, October 20th~~

12 PM CRISTINA RIVERA GARZA: THE ILLIAC CREST BOOK RELEASE
READING, CONVERSATION, AND BOOK SIGNING
The University of Chicago Center for Identity + Inclusion
http://bit.ly/uchibk

2 PM MEXICAN, MEXICAN AMERICAN, IMMIGRANT: THREE LITERATURES—A CONVERSATION WITH EDUARDO RABASA, ERIKA L. SANCHEZ, AND JOSÉ ÁNGEL NAVEJAS
The Seminary Co-op Bookstores
http://bit.ly/threelits

6 PM AURA XILONEN: IN CONVERSATION
Volumes Bookcafe
http://bit.ly/xilovol

~~~Saturday, October 21st~~~~

6-7:30 PM Preface, a fundraiser

7:30 PM Doors
8 PM Show

BELONGING: A LIVE MAGAZINE SHOW EXTRAVAGANZA
Co-Prosperity Sphere
--This is the lone ticketed event.--

http://bit.ly/liveshowlitluz

Tickets! http://bit.ly/2fk5QKx

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Fourth Annual Lit & Luz Festival Brings Acclaimed Mexican Authors and Artists to Chicago or a Week-long Series of Events

MAKE Literary Production’s Lit & Luz Festival of Language, Literature, and Art, now in its fourth year, is a cultural exchange between writers and visual artists from Mexico City and Chicago. The festival runs October 17- 21st and takes place at venues and universities throughout Chicago, with the finale, a “Live Magazine Show,” presented at Co-Prosperity Sphere in Bridgeport. Here, collaborative teams debut their multi-media creations at this celebratory event.

This year’s festival theme, “Belonging,” asks participants and audience to consider what makes us part of a community, a city, a country?

Partners include Ace Hotel Chicago, Northwestern University's Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the Consulate General of Mexico, Wilbur Wright College, the Katz Center for Mexican Studies at the University of Chicago, Roosevelt University, DoVA at University of Chicago, ACRE, Sector 2337, Lagunitas Brewing, Loyola University Chicago, SACRED, 5 Rabbits Cervercería, Seminary Co-op, and more

Media sponsors: Vocalo, Chicago Reader, and Contratiempo

This project is supported in large part by an award from the National Endowent for the Arts.

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