THE CONSULATE OF PERU in Chicago, the Chicago Chapter of the Fulbright Association and the Columbia College Chicago Communication Department invite you to attend the “Aguijón 30 años | Aguijón 30 Years” book launch and reception.
Aguijón Theater, the oldest Latino theater company in Chicago, is celebrating its 30th anniversary with the release of an illustrated bilingual book. The historical research was led by Peruvian journalist and Columbia College Chicago Associate Professor Elio Leturia (Fulbright USA, 1990-91) and was supported by Mexican writers Andrea Ojeda and Marcopolo Soto.
DATE Monday, October 21, 2019
TIME 6:30-8:30 p.m.
LOCATION Hokin Gallery, Columbia College Chicago, 623 South Wabash Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60605
RSVPs are required by Wednesday, October 16, 2019! Please R.S.V.P. clicking HERE.
In eight chapters, in Spanish and English, 146 pages and more than 300 photographs, you will find the history of Aguijón Theater since its inception. The book includes the congratulations of the 2010 Nobel Prize for Literature Mario Vargas Llosa, as well as 14 testimonies of playwrights and theater scholars from Colombia, Uruguay, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Spain, Peru, Mexico and the United States.
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This program has been made possible by support from the Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Consulate of Peru in Chicago and Columbia College Chicago.