Book Reading

El Arte de la Palabra Reading: The Corazón Collective

6:00 pm: Reception & Book-signing 6:30 pm: Readings begin Join us for a reading and book-signing event featuring members of the Corazón Collective! The Corazón Collective is a collective of female and nonbinary writers, poets, and educators from Texas and California who will be offering workshops and readings in El Paso and New Mexico this June. This event is part of the NHCC’s El Arte de la Palabra program. Free Community Event. Please register below or call the NHCC Welcome Center at 505-724-4771 for assistance. This program (more…)

SOLD OUT: Latinos in the Media: An Evening with Maria Hinojosa

An evening with Maria Hinojosa registration is currently full, including the waiting list.  Seats will be released to the waiting list at 7:05pm at the performance. Please arrive early to ensure that your ticket is not released to the waiting list. 6:00 PM: Reception & Book-signing in the Performing Arts Lobby 7:00 PM: Keynote Speech As a reporter who was the first Latina in many newsrooms, Maria Hinojosa dreamt of a space where she could create independent, multimedia journalism that explores and gives a critical voice to the (more…)

Alicia Gaspar de Alba: Book Reading

5:00 pm: Pre-event reception 6:00 pm: Reading begins Join us for the first event in the NHCC’s El Arte de la Palabra series, featuring author Alicia Gaspar de Alba. The award-winning author will be reading from her collection of short stories and essays, Crimes of the Tongue. Free Community Event, generously supported by AARP New Mexico. Please register here or call the NHCC Welcome Center at 505-724-4771 for assistance.

Early Childhood Bilingual Storytime: María Tenía Una Llamita

10:00 am Early Childhood Bilingual Storytimes are returning to the NHCC in 2023! During January’s Bilingual Storytime, we will be reading from María Tenía Una Llamita, by Angela Dominguez. Join us as we read an adorable book about llamas and craft our own llama art. ¡La Hora Bilingüe de Cuentos Preescolares vuelve al NHCC en 2023! El 17 de enero empezamos con María Tenía Una Llamita, por Angela Dominguez. Vamos a leer un libro encantador sobre llamas y crear nuestro propio arte de llama. Free community event. For (more…)

Virtual Reading and Discussion: Rebecca Blum-Martínez and Mary Jean Habermann López, The Shoulders We Stand On

6 pm (MDT) RSVP for the online event: Resister HERE Virtual Reading and Discussion: Rebecca Blum-Martínez and Mary Jean Habermann López, Editors, The Shoulders We Stand On: A History of Bilingual Education in New Mexico (University of New Mexico Press, 2020) Presented by Bookworks, the National Hispanic Cultural Center, and the University of New Mexico Press. The Shoulders We Stand On traces the complex history of bilingual education in New Mexico, covering Spanish, Diné, and Pueblo languages. The book focuses on the formal establishment of bilingual education (more…)

Virtual Reading and Discussion: Sergio Troncoso, A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant’s Son

2 pm (MTS) RSVP for this online event here. Virtual Reading and Discussion: Sergio Troncoso, A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant’s Son (Cinco Punto Press, 2019) Presented by the National Hispanic Cultural Center in collaboration with Bookworks. How does a Mexican-American, the son of poor immigrants, leave his border home and move to the heart of gringo America? How does he adapt to the worlds of wealth, elite universities, the rush and power of New York City? How does he make peace with a stern old-fashioned father who (more…)

Book Reading and Signing, Sergio Troncoso, A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant’s Son

POSTPONED. Check back for new date and time. Free and open to the public. How does a Mexican-American, the son of immigrants, a child of the border, la frontera, leave home and move to the heart of gringo America? How does he adapt to the worlds of wealth, elite universities, the rush and power of New York City? How does he make peace with a stern old-fashioned father who has only known hard field labor his whole life? With echoes of Dreiser’s American Tragedy and Fitzgerald’s Gatsby, (more…)

Margaret Randall: Book Reading and Signing

2 pm Salon Ortega In Voices from the Center of the World (Wings Press, 2020), Randall has selected and translated 25 poets born in Ecuador between 1926 and 1993. These include some cultural heroes of the 20th century and many of the voices that define political dissent in Ecuador. The collection also focuses on a new generations of poets, especially women and indigenous poets born after 1950. Margaret Randall is a feminist poet, writer, photographer and social activist. She is the author of over 50 books and (more…)

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