The Chicano Rebellion Reconsidered 50 Years Later

5 - 7 pm, PDT. FREE. 50th anniversary of the Chicano Rebellion. A discussion panel featuring Myriam Gurba, Congressman Joaquin Castro, LA Times writer Daniel Hernandez, labor activist Neidi Dominguez, Univision anchor Yarel Ramos, along with LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and actor Edward James Olmos, and a screening of the Phillip Rodriguez-directed documentary “Ruben Salazar: […]


P&P Live! Maria Hinojosa | ONCE I WAS YOU with Myriam Gurba

Emmy award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa presents her new book, ONCE I WAS YOU, for Politics and Prose. About this Event In Once I Was You, Maria Hinojosa shares her intimate experience growing up Mexican American on the south side of Chicago and documenting the existential wasteland of immigration detention camps for news outlets that often […]


After American Dirt: Criticism as Liberation

Penn State

After American Dirt: Criticism as Liberation A keynote address buy the author of Mean and “Pendeja, You Ain’t Steinbeck” PennState College of the Liberal Arts Thursday, Oct 15, 6pm On Zoom - email for the link


Particulate Matter–Felicia Luna Lemus in conversation with Myriam Gurba

Charis welcomes Felicia Luna Lemus in conversation with Myriam Gurba for a conversation of Lemus' collection of still lifes, landscapes, and portraits, Particulate Matter. Particulate Matter is the story of a year in Felicia Luna Lemus's marriage when the world turned upside down. It's set in Los Angeles, and it's about love and crisis, loss […]



Join us for a special event on December 5 from 7-9 pm featuring readings from ten of the most exciting voices writing in and around Philadelphia today. More than another Zoom event, this will be an innovative video program produced by award-winning local cinematographer Aly Spengler. Featured writers will perform words written by their heroes […]