One Book, One Chicago to Feature Artist Favianna Rodriguez

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsAs part of the 2013 One Book, One Chicago program, the Chicago Public Library welcomes famed interdisciplinary artist and cultural organizer Favianna Rodriguez, for a discussion on the subject of where immigrant rights intersect with art. The free event takes place Tuesday, November 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, Lower Level, at the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State St. 

In addition, through a partnership with the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum,Chicago Public Library’s YOUmedia and others, Rodriguez will appear in a weeklong series of events and workshops throughout Chicago from November 12 to November 15—including an event for teens at the Harold Washington Library Center’s YOUmedia at 4 p.m. on November 12.

As part of the year-long One Book, One Chicago selection exploring how migration has shaped—and continues to shape—Chicago, we are reading Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth Of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration. For more information, go to or call (312) 747-4050.

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