Group members are invited to a free dwell occasion at Bloomfield Faculty’s Van Fossan Theater on Thursday, November 4, beginning at 5:45 p.m.
The “Night Celebrating Latinidad” program will characteristic professor, writer and poet Javier Ávila’s The Good Latino one-man present – a mix of storytelling, comedy and poetry that sheds mild on range and inclusion. A reception follows with dwell music by Zemog, a New York Metropolis-based group of musician mates who play Avant-Latin-Roots music. Masks are required indoors.
The Good Latino is Ávila’s second one-man present bringing a message about range and breaking down boundaries. He has carried out his first one-man present, The Hassle with My Title, practically 200 instances in 32 states and Puerto Rico since 2016.
Ávila teaches English at Northampton Group Faculty, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He’s additionally the writer of thriller novels and poetry volumes. Considered one of his novels, Completely different, was made right into a film. He earned a grasp’s diploma from the College of Puerto Rico and a Ph.D. from Indiana College of Pennsylvania. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, he’s bilingual in Spanish and English. He’s the recipient of quite a few awards, together with Pennsylvania Professor of the 12 months and most not too long ago the 2021 William Aguilar Cultural Award given by the American Affiliation of Hispanics in Greater Training.
Parking for the efficiency is on the 225 Liberty Road lot. Instructions and parking are posted at https://bloomfield.edu/about-us/directions-parking.
Questions concerning the free efficiency at Bloomfield Faculty could also be directed to [email protected].