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Contemporary Issues Series: Life of a Burqueña

A poetry reading and discussion by Albuquerque Poet Laureate Jessica Helen Lopez

When

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Nov 08, 2015
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Where

The Albuquerque Museum
2000 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
505-243-7255

Description

A poetry reading and discussion by Albuquerque Poet Laureate Jessica Helen Lopez highlights the connections between cultural identity and place. Her poems explore her life as a Burqueña and celebrate the unique geography, urban environment, sounds and smells of Albuquerque.

The Contemporary Issues Series is sponsored by the New Mexico Humanities Council.

 

Price

Free with Museum Admission

Contact

Jessica Coyle
505-243-7255
Subheader Image Details

Elaine de Kooning, 1920 - 1989
"Juarez" (detail), 1959, oil on canvas
Collection of Albuquerque Museum