From April 21 – 24, San Antonio College will host its 2014 Multicultural Conference: “Education as Revolution.” Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the conference will feature a diverse group of speakers, artists, and presenters. The conference will begin at 12:00 p.m. on the 21st with San Antonio Poet Laureate, Laurie Ann Guerrero, and will end Thursday, the 24th, at the Koehler House luncheon with Joseph Bravo. All events but the luncheon are free and open to the public. Tickets for the Luncheon are ten dollars. For a digital program of events see the following link.
From April 9 -12, 2014, Our Lady of the Lake University will host their 2014 literary festival “Rebirth and Renacimiento.” Featured headliners over the four days include prestigious names such as Nan Cuba, and (San Antonio Poet Laureate) Laurie Ann Guerrero, as well as Ito Romo, and Anel Flores. Multiple events are scheduled for each day through Saturday. With the subject matter of panels and readings ranging from “A New Renaissance” and “Five Shades of a Heroine: Unmasking the Female Paragon” to “Journalists Gone Fiction: Finding New Paths,” it is clear that the festival features something for everyone. Fifteen events over four days can be quite a bit to keep track of. For help, see the link below or click on any of the images for a comprehensive schedule of events and locations. All festival events are free and open to the public.
On 1 April, 2014 San Antonio will have an investiture ceremony to inaugurate new San Antonio Poet Laureate Laurie Ann Guerrero. Guerrero is author of the wildly successful book of poetry, A Tongue in the Mouth of the Dying, which was awarded the Andres Montoya poetry prize. She will relieve Carmen Tafolla, and will become San Antonio’s second Poet Laureate. The evening will run from 6:30-8:30 at the San Antonio City Council Chambers: 114 West Commerce Street. The event is free and open to the public.