Live: San Antonio Poet Laureate and Friends on ‘de la Torre Brothers: Upward Mobility’

Sunday, July 28, 2024

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

AT&T Lobby (at exhibition entrance)

Free for members, teens, children 12 and under, Museums for All; $20 nonmember adults

Live: San Antonio Poet Laureate and Friends on ‘de la Torre Brothers: Upward Mobility’

Sunday, July 28, 2024

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

AT&T Lobby (at exhibition entrance)

Free for members, teens, children 12 and under, Museums for All; $20 nonmember adults

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Hear San Antonio Poet Laureate Eduardo “Eddie” Vega and local poets Georgie Lee, Mark Heinlein, and Violeta Garza recite their poems in response to the de la Torre Brothers: Upward Mobility exhibition.

Ticket price includes museum admission and access to the special exhibition, de la Torre Brothers: Upward Mobility.

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About Eduardo “Eddie” Vega

Eddie Vega is a poet, spoken word artist, storyteller, and educator. He is the author of Chicharra Chorus (FlowerSong Press, 2019) and Somos Nopales (FlowerSong Press, 2024). His poetry appears on a downtown San Antonio building, Poets Pointe, and along the San Pedro Creek Cultural Park. In 2022 he edited and published a collection of poems written by South Texans entitled, Asina is How We Talk. Vega is a Macondo Writers Workshop Fellow and currently serves as the 7th Poet Laureate of San Antonio.

Vega writes about food, Tejano culture, social justice, and the intersections thereof. Known as the Taco-Poet of Texas, he hosts The Mouth Dakota Poetry Project, a bimonthly poetry open mic in San Antonio.

Additional Poets

Image Credit: Nick Barron

Georgie Lee

Photo by Nick Barron

Mark Heinlein

Mark Heinlein

Image Credit: Mark Gyan Macawile

Violeta Garza

Photo by Mark Gyan Macawile

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