For this live-narrative, BYO partnered with the Fair Housing Action Center, and the theme of the evening was “Uninhabitable.” Santos Alvarado, the winner of the evening, tells this story of bad bosses, bad landlords, and making lemons out of lemonade.
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This is an excerpt from Immigrant Dreams and Alien Nightmares, a new collection of poetry by José Torres-Tama. Room 220 hosted Torres-Tama for a reading/performance to celebrate the launch of the book from on Sunday, December. 7. ++ ... Read More »
This month New Orleans celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with parades and parties dedicated to the city’s Irish heritage. Our partner site, KnowLA, The Digital Encyclopedia of Louisiana History and Culture, offers this history of Irish immigrants and their descendants ... Read More »