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A Queer Latino Literary Drag Cabaret

February 6, 2015 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm


$5 suggested donation.

Doors open at 8:30. Show at 9:00pm.

LOLA VON MIRAMAR presents Abolition of the Duck:

A Literary Drag Cabaret

Don’t miss Lola von Miramar’s premier performance in Chicago! Join us for a fun evening of multilingual literature, song, and dance featuring:

• Lola von Miramar (Larry La Fountain)

• Horchata La Tata (Brian Antonio Garcia)

• Pilsen’s own Jezebel À GoGo (Jeremy Saxon)

• and friends performing in English, Spanish, and other magical tongues.

Copies of Larry La Fountain’s book Abolición del pato will be available for sale.


Larry La Fountain-Stokes is a Puerto Rican writer, performer, and scholar. He has published two books of fiction: Uñas pintadas de azul/Blue Fingernails (Arizona: Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingüe, 2009) and Abolición del pato (San Juan: Terranova Editores, 2013). He is also the author of Queer Ricans: Cultures and Sexualities in the Diaspora (University of Minnesota Press, 2009), a book of essays about Puerto Rican LGBT culture and migration. He has been performing in drag as Lola von Miramar since 2010 and has appeared in San Juan (Puerto Rico), New York City, Buenos Aires, Montreal, and Tepoztlán (Mexico). He currently works at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where he teaches Latina/o studies and Spanish. Visit his blog at Twitter @larrylafountain

[Feature photo: Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics/Lorie Novak]


February 6, 2015
8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
Event Category:


Cultura in Pilsen


Cultura in Pilsen
1900 S Carpenter
Chicago, IL United States

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