May events at Alvar Library:
913 Alvar St. New Orleans, LA 70117
Wednesday, May 2nd, 5:30 pm
Fess Up! Presenting a new DVD and book of essays about the legendary pianist, Professor Longhair.
Meet the makers and celebrate the release of Fess Up!
Saturday, May 12th, 2:00-4:00 pm
A Reading in the Garden, hosted by local poet and artist Delia Tomino Nakayama.
Open mike reading by our “In the Garden” workshop participants. Others may sign up to read as well.
Thursday, May 17th, 6-7:30 pm
Reading, Book Talk, Performance by Jose` Torres-Tama
Immigrant Dreams & Alien Nightmares is a debut collection that documents twenty-five years of Jose` Torres-Tama’s poetry in his unique bilingual voice.
Saturday, May 26th, 2:00-3:45 pm
Learn the basics of self-publishing: the various formats, the pros and cons of self-publishing versus traditional publishing, and other tips. Presented by local poet, photographer, and artist Phyllis Parun.
All events are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.