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Events Wed Feb 19 2014

Bilingual Dialogue w/ Author Mario Bellatin

This Saturday, February 22nd, Chicago's Guild Literary Complex partners with publisher 7Vientos to support the work of one the greatest contemporary Latin American authors, Mario Bellatin, 7 pm at The Chicago Urban Art Society, 600 W. Cermak Rd.

7Vientos is launching two works of Bellatin's: Flowers/Flores (which won the 2001 Premio Xavier Villaurrutia award) and Mishima's Illustrated Biography/BiografĂ­a ilustrada de Mishima. The hard cover edition will include the original works in their Spanish version, and for the first time will also feature the English translation.

This event celebrates Bellatin's work with readings from the author, a performance by Laboratory Dancers, and an installation by visual artist Christian Saucedo. It is free and open to the public.

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