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Post-Show Roundtable: Fornes and South Florida

October 29 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This post-show discussion panel featuring relatives, friends, and colleagues of Maria Irene Fornes highlights Fornes’ immigration to Miami from Cuba in 1945 and her various visits and projects in Miami while demonstrating the critical role that collective archiving, primary research, and biography play in preserving people’s legacy. Yovani Bauta (visual artist), Rafael Fornes (architect and nephew of Irene) and Beatriz Rizk, Ph.D. (independent scholar) participate in the panel. The event will take place directly after the 3 p.m. matinee performance of Tango Palace by Maria Irene Fornes in teh Abdo New River Room at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

Registration is suggested but not required to attend.

Funding for these programs and related exhibitions are provided in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with Thinking Cap Theatre. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Event Date/time:

October 29 @ 4:30 pm -
October 29 @ 5:30 pm


Presenter Information:
Dr. Nicole Stodard, Adjunct Professor, Department of English and Communications, Nova Southeastern University Dr. Lillian Manzor, Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures and Hemispheric Caribbean Studies, University of Miami Rafael Fornes, Architect Dr. beatriz J Rizk, Independent Scholar Yovani Bauta, Visual Artist
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Event Contact:

Bree-Anna Obst
(954) 610-7263

Event Venue:

Broward Center for the Performing Arts
201 Southwest 5th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312
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Venue Phone:
(954) 610-7263

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