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july, 2018

09julmonFeaturedConversations with Diego Rivera7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Event Type :Tertulia

Diego Rivera in conversation with Alfredo Cardona-Peña

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Conversations with Diego Rivera

Conversations with Diego Rivera
by Alfredo Cardona Peña
New Village Press (2018)

A tertulia event for Conversations with Diego Rivera: The Monster in His Labyrinth, first English translation; an intimate collection of Sunday dialogues between the most influential Mexican artist of the 20th century, Diego Rivera, and El Nacional Mexican newspaper journalist, Alfredo Cardona Peña, from the years 1949 and 1950.

With dramatic readings from the book by performers from Teatro Dallas, and special guests: the author’s daughter Cora Cardona and granddaughter, artist Sara Cardona, as well as award-winning writer Ben Fountain. This will be followed by a conversation about how Diego Rivera and Alfredo Cardona Peña came to know one another.

There will also be a Rivera cocktail for the evening and lots of authentic Mexican music.

Check out the book here.

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