Lit & Luz Festival 2017

Lit & Luz Festival is a one-of-a-kind series of events featuring renowned authors and visual artists from Chicago and Mexico City in cultural exchange and conversation. This series of readings, conversations, artist talks, performances culminates in a Live Magazine Finale, that highlights new translations and artistic collaborations—showcasing some of the most innovative contemporary writers and artists from both countries.

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BELONGING: A LIVE MAGAZINE SHOW EXTRAVAGANZA

Saturday, October 21st

Co-Prosperity Sphere, 3219 S. Morgan St.

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What is a Live Magazine Show Extravaganza?

The Live Show caps the Lit & Luz Festival, which kicks off on October 17th. Participating writers and artists from Mexico City and Chicago work as teams to create a 10-minute-or-less collaborations. Past presentations have included the birth of a rock band, new poetry translations, typewriter epistles via video, inter-city photo essays, and comedic monologues. What will 2017 and the theme, “Belonging”, have in store? Find out at this exclusive event that moves between Spanish and English, live lit and image, and caps Lit & Luz 2017.

Ticket sales and donations support the Lit & Luz Festival, which presents more than a dozen free events featuring Mexican and Chicago writers and artists in neighborhoods across the city. The festival is produced by MAKE Literary Productions, a 501c3 nonprofit, in partnership with universities, arts organizations, local businesses, and foundations. It is made possible in large part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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