Happy New Year! Welcome to 2019!

¡ADELANTE!

We are planning on new endeavors for Dos mil diezinueve –  we begin with …

SIN MUROS – A LATINX THEATRE FESTIVAL  –

Jan. 31st – Feb. 2nd, 2019

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About the Festival: 

In February 2019, Stages and Tintero Projects will celebrate the range of Latinx voices and stories reflecting the diversity of local Texas communities. The second annual Sin Muros will include Alex Alpharaoh’s solo show WET: A DACAmented Journey and developmental workshop readings of new plays by Texas playwrights Georgina Escobar, Jasminne Mendez, and Beto O’Byrne. The festival weekend will be filled with public events for audiences and local theatre-makers, including workshops and networking opportunities.

A RECAP OF 2018:

We finished out our “Art & Lit” readings with the Museum of FIne Arts, Houston to grand success – ¡un gran exito!  But stay tuned, porque les tenemos más en esta frontera.

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Sneak Peek: Fall Readings & Events

CHECK OUT WHAT WE HAVE PLANNED!
MORE DETAILS SOON!

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Escritores en la Casa: Sylvia Aguilera Zéleny
(Spanish reading)
November 10, 2018
Inprint House
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Arsonist Book Tour- Joaquin Zihuantanejo 
w/Special Guest Poet: Torrina Harris
November 30, 2018
Inprint House
7pm

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MFAH Collaboration: Contesting Modernity: The Informalist Movement in Venezuela, 1955-1975 an Ekphrastic Literary Event

Nov. 15th –
Tania Carrillo (Youth poet)
Anacristian Chapa
Daniel Peña

Dec. 13th –
Jorge Cantu (Youth Poet)
Patricia Coral
Analicia Sotelo

Jan. 10th – 
Joseph Baides (Youth Poet)
Ana de Leon
Reyes Ramirez

All readings will take place at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston
7-8pm

ALL OF OUR EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

MAY we bring you some poetry!!??

MONDAY, May 14th, 7:00-9p!! –

For our May Tintero Projects Monthly Reading Series FEATURE, we bring you – Les presentamos a Zachary Caballero!!

Now to celebrate and echo the work of the Latino/a Theatre New Playwright’s Festival: Sin Muros at Stages Repertory Theatre, Tintero Projects and Stages have teamed up to help bring more Latino/a audiences to the theatre!

REMEMBER – This Reading Series happens every 2nd Monday of the month and we are looking for the fire with all the bold readings and inspirations!

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Zach’s Bio:

Zachary Caballero is a Mexican-American poet from Texas. He graduated from the University of Texas-Austin with a B.A. in English and History. He was a member of the 2010 Austin Youth National Poetry Slam Team, They Speak Youth Poetry Slam and a two-time member of the Austin Poetry Slam’s National Team in 2013 and 2014.

He co-founded the University of Texas’ only poetry organization, Spitshine Poetry in 2011. Caballero co-coached Spitshine’s 2014 National Slam Team, who took first place at the College Union Poetry Slam Invitational. In 2014, Caballero worked as a member of FutureCorps, a team of poets, teachers and activists who helped organize and run the 2014 International Youth Poetry Festival, Brave New Voices, hosted by Youth Speaks. He has toured nationally and taught writing and performance workshops throughout Texas. Currently, he works for Writers In The Schools (WITS), recently graduated from law school, writes & performs poems, and watches the rain in Houston, Texas. He currently practices contract law in the HOU and has one heart, and it is a homemade tortilla.

 

 

All the Words be raining on the HOU

MONDAY, April 9th, 7:00-9p!! –  OPEN MIC * FEATURED READING * Q & A

For our APRIL Tintero Projects Monthly Reading Series FEATURE, we bring you – Les presentamos a Daniel Peña!

Now to celebrate and echo the work of the Latino/a Theatre New Playwright’s Festival: Sin Muros at Stages Repertory Theatre, Tintero Projects and Stages have teamed up to help bring more Latino/a audiences to the theatre!

REMEMBER – This Reading Series happens every 2nd Monday of the month and we are looking for the fire with all the bold readings and inspirations!

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Daniel’s BIO:

Daniel Peña is a Pushcart Prize winning writer and Assistant Professor in the Department of English at the University of Houston-Downtown.  Formerly, based out of la Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México (UNAM) in Mexico City where he worked as a writer, blogger, book reviewer and journalist.  He is a Fulbright-Garcia Robles Scholar and a graduate of Cornell University.  His fiction has appeared in Ploughshares, The Rumpus, the Kenyon Review Online, Callaloo, and Huizache among other venuesHe’s currently a regular contributor to the Guardian and the Ploughshares blog and his novel, BANG, is out from Arte Publico Press. He lives in beautiful Houston, Texas.

 

 

We MARCHing right along…

MONDAY, March 19th, 7:30-9p!! –

For our March Tintero Monthly Reading Series FEATURE, we bring you – Les presentamos a Icess Fernandez Rojas!

Now to celebrate and echo the work of the Latino/a Theatre New Playwright’s Festival: Sin Muros at Stages Repertory Theatre, Tintero Projects and Stages have teamed up to help bring more Latino/a audiences to the theatre!

REMEMBER – This show switched up dates a bit and we are holding the reading on the 19th, the 3rd Monday of the month and we looking for the fire with all the bold poems and inspirations!

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February is a good month for a Double Feature!

MONDAY, February 12th – 7-9p!! –

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

feb-tintero-rea_27547015 copy 2For our February Tintero Monthly Reading Series FEATURE, we bring you a DOUBLE FEATURE!

– Les presentamos a Jonathan Mendoza + Eloisa Perez – Lozano!

Now to celebrate and echo the work of the Latino/a Theatre New Playwright’s Festival: Sin Muros at Stages Repertory Theatre, Tintero Projects and Stages have teamed up to help bring more Latino/a audiences to the theatre!

REMEMBER – shows are the 2nd Monday of the month so this month – February 12th, Eloisa and Jonathan join us from San Antonio, TX  and the HOU with all the bold poems and inspirations!

 

 

¡Feliz 2018! GET READY

¡¡Feliz año nuevo!!
In order to start the new year off right, we bring you all the poetry, no really, ALL THE POETRY  – GET READY, THIS FIRST WEEK IS MAJOR:

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A Sunday/Monday Combo!!

JOIN US on  Sunday, January 7th – as we host
“PEREGRINAS: California Women Poets in the Southwest”

at INPRINT HOUSE // 1520 W. Main // 4-6p

Houston will serve as the last leg of their multi-city tour and we are honored to have these brilliant writers visit the H.

Bring your friends and foes alike and come enjoy this Latinx literary opportunity! This event is free and open to the public and the poets should have books on hand to sell. PLEASE SUPPORT THESE VOICES!  

and then

JOIN US on Monday for the TINTERO MONTHLY READING SERIES

at Stages Repertory // 3201 Allen Pkwy // 7-9p

Coming up from San Antonio, TX,  poet and activist – Gerard Robledo shares his work with Houston.
REMEMBER – shows are the 2nd Monday of the month. THERE IS AN OPEN MIC BEFORE THE FEATURE – so Houston poets, come out and share your work!

 

December – Tintero Reading Series

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 11th – 7-9p!! –

For our DECEMBER Tintero Reading Series FEATURE, we bring you
Luis Galindo 

In preparation for the upcoming Latino/a Theatre New Playwright’s Festival: Sin Muros at Stages Repertory Theatre, Tintero Projects and Stages have teamed up to help bring more Latino/a audiences to the theatre!

REMEMBER – shows are the 2nd Monday of the month so this month – December 11th, Luis brings us some stage presence as the curtain goes up on his poetry!  AND REMEMBER WE HAVE AN OPEN MIC!  POETS, POETS, COME OUT – we want to hear your work! 

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Fall Writing Workshop Registration

Registration is now open for our Fall Writing Workshops! Our generative workshops are FREE and open to the public but we ask that you pre register so we can be sure to have plenty of snacks and copies of materials. We also welcome donations to help cover the cost of writing workshop facilitators and supplies.

These workshops are for writers in any genre, of any age, and experience. We welcome new as well as veteran writers. Please bring a friend and your creativity. We look forward to having you!

REGISTER NOW!

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¡En Hora Buena!

For our OCTOBER Tintero Reading Series FEATURE, we bring you Marlon Lizama.

In preparation for the upcoming Latino/a Theatre New Playwright’s Festival: Sin Muros at Stages Repertory Theatre, Tintero Projects and Stages have teamed up to help bring more Latino/a audiences to the theatre!

REMEMBER – shows are the 2nd Monday of the month so this month – OCT. 9th , Marlon will wow the crowd with his work and message!

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Marlon’s Bio: 

Marlon Lizama is a Poet/artist that focuses on the cultural aspect of writing and the arts. Coming to the United States at the age of 9, he discovered himself in the sub-cultural called Hip Hop. Joining a group which quickly became world renowned through competition, theater, workshops, and cultural exchange programs, Havikoro represented a group of young dancers, poets, and artist that put Houston on the world culture map. Marlon has been to over 40 countries through competition, performances, poetry shows, and through working with the state department. Currently, Lizama is the Artist in Residence at St. Paul’s Methodist Church, where he is leading and teaching a writing program (Iconoclast Artists) that works with youth from all over the city. Youth groups include Sharpstown high school, incarcerated youth, St. Paul’s spiritual youth group, and Houston probation department. The goal of the program is to create writers and published young authors with the celebrated anthology They Say as the culminating goal.

Marlon most recently published “Cue the Writer: Cheers to the Notion of Love, Hate, God, and Revolution”, a collection of short stories and poetry that speak from a young immigrant’s perspective.