April 16. 7 PM. Miami, Florida. Nereo Lopez Meza. Conversation and book presentation. The legendary Colombian photographer will present the most recent book dedicated to his work, Nereo: Images from Half a Century. The book is the first one published in the US and also the first one in English and Spanish.
Where: Books & Books
256 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables
Tel: (305) 442-4408
Free and open to the public. Wine and refreshments for sale before and after the event.
April 15. 6 PM. Miami. A tribute to Nereo Lopez Meza.
The legendary Colombian photographer will be honored for his artistic career.
The book Nereo: imagens de medio siglo will be presented.
Where: Consulate General of Colombia in Miami.
280 Aragon Avenue Coral Gables
Tel: (305) 448-5558
Free and open to the Public
More information: consuladodecolombia.com
April 9. 7 PM. New York City- Reading and conversation with Sonia Rivera Valdes & Paquita Suarez Coalla.
Where: Centro Español
239 West 14th St.
Free and open to the public. Wine and tapas available for a nominal fee.
More information: centroespanolnyc.org
March 20th. 2:00 PM. New York City. The United Federation of Teachers (UFT) will present their Outstanding Paraprofessional Award (District of Manhattan) for 2010, to children's book author Annette Perez.
The UFT award is given in recognition of her "outstanding personal achievements and leadership qualities in her community and the UFT".
Where New York Hilton Hotel,
1335 Avenue of the Americas
Tel: (212) 586-7000
Tickets are $20 to the luncheon and other events.
More information: UFT.org
March 19. 7 PM. New York City. Eva Cristina Vasquez will read her play Lagrimas Negras from the book Se vende, se alquila o se regala.
Where: Barnes & Noble Lincoln Triangle -
1972 Broadway at 66th street
Tel. (212) 595-6859
Free and Open to the Public
St.Croix, United States Virgin Islands: Book signing and reading.
Mario Picayo, A Caribbean Journey from A to Y
(Read and Discover What Happened to the Z)
December 16th 2 pm. Undercover Books
5030 Anchor Way, Gallows Bay, St. Croix, 00820