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Queer Ricans: A Conversation with Lawrence La Fountain

October 22, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us in welcoming writer, scholar, and performer Lawrence La Fountain to Chicago October 22 for “Home is Where the Art Is: Queer Ricans” a day celebrating LGBT Puerto Rican culture. The event will include a Q&A session with activist and journalist Emmanuel Garcia. A panel discussion with area teens on Latinx life. An interactive storytelling workshop with Susy Schultz of Public Narrative.
This event is part of the “Home is Where The Art Is” series, which is underwritten by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. It is a partnership between the Great Books Foundation, the Chicago Cultural Alliance, Public Narrative and National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture.

La Fountain grew up in Puerto Rico & his fiction is featured in our anthology “Immigrant Voices: 21st Century Stories. “Emmanuel Garcia, prominent activist and member of the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, will also attend. The event is free, open to the public, and promises to be a fun celebration of the diverse voices that enrich our communities. Space is limited, so register today @


October 22, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


The Great Books Foundation


The National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture
3015 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60622 United States

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