The Instituto Cultural de México in San Antonio (Hemisfair Park), in collaboration with Gemini Inc and its director Rosemary Catacalos, is presenting the book Incantations: Songs, Spells & Images by Mayan Women by Ambar Past, Maruch Mendes Peres and the Taller Leñateros in San Cristobal, Chiapas. At 6pm on Thursday night, October 7, there will be a discussion with Ambar, Lee Byrd and Bobby Byrd at the Instituto. Immediately following at 7pm, Maya-Tzotzil Maruch Mendez will join Ambar for a Mayan ceremony to celebrate the book and the Mayan women who made it.
On Saturday night, October 9th, Ambar, Lee and Bobby will perform their work of poetry and fiction at 7:00pm at the offices of Gemini Inc at 513 South Presa. Also on Saturday Lee will be giving a workshop in publishing and Bobby will be giving a workshop in poetry. For more information, call Gemini Inc at (210) 734-9673.
Come join us. It should be fun.