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Literature Panel: Harlem to Havana—Langston Hughes and Nicolás Guillén: Two Poets, Two Worlds, One Friendship

Sat, Jun 30, 2018, 11:00 AM

FREE, tickets required. Cuban American playwright Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas and U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey present a re-enactment of the friendship and literary collaboration between two great jazz-age poets through verses, correspondence, anecdotes, and discussion. 


Literature Panel: La Voz Latina—Six Literary Stars of the Americas

Sat, Jun 30, 2018, 2:00 PM

FREE, tickets required. Six of the most eclectic and revered Latino writers from North and South America talk about their work, their inspiration, and their enormously diverse cultures: Sandra Cisneros, Ariel Dorfman, Rodrigo Hasbún, Santiago Roncagliolo, Esmeralda Santiago, and Yoss. The event will be moderated by writer/critic Marie Arana and writer Ruth Behar. 


Guided Rehearsal: La traviata

Sun, Sep 30, 2018, 7:00 PM

Audience members get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of a world-class opera production as it comes together through this unique open rehearsal experience.

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Guided Rehearsal: Eugene Onegin

Thu, Feb 28, 2019, 7:00 PM

Audience members get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of a world-class opera production as it comes together through this unique open rehearsal experience.

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Guided Rehearsal: Faust

Fri, Mar 8, 2019, 7:00 PM

Audience members get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of a world-class opera production as it comes together through this unique open rehearsal experience.

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