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September 2019

Artist-in-Residence: Karian Amaya // GDL>>PHX Residencias Artísticas

September 3 - October 12

Guadalajara visual artist Karian Amaya has been selected as the 2019 resident artist in Phoenix for GDL>>PHX Residencias Artísticas. Amaya was selected through a competitive application process open to emerging and mid-career Guadalajara artists. During her 6-week residency, she will research binational visual and literary responses to the Sonoran Desert, as well as the history and impact of extractive industries on the landscape. Amaya will also present artist talks and workshops free and open to the public in Phoenix. With a practice that…

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Artist Talk and Reception: Karian Amaya

September 17 // 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Palabra/Futuro, 909 N 1st St
Phoenix, AZ 85004

  Join us to welcome the 2019 Guadalajara resident artist in Phoenix, Karian Amaya. Amaya will present a talk about her artistic practice and current research interests, followed by an intimate reception and meet-and-greet. Amaya was selected as the 2019 resident artist in Phoenix for GDL>>PHX Residencias Artísticas through a competitive process open to emerging and mid-career Guadalajara artists. During her Phoenix residency September 3 - October 12, she will research binational visual and literary responses to the Sonoran Desert, as well as the history…

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October 2019

Crossfade LAB with La Santa Cecilia and Dolores Dorantes

October 7 // 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Crescent Ballroom, 308 N. 2nd Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85003 United States
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  Please note: This event is not a concert The eighth edition of Crossfade LAB will stage a special meeting between celebrated Grammy-winning Los Angeles band La Santa Cecilia, and Mexican poet, journalist, and writer Dolores Dorantes. Moderated by cultural writer and MacArthur Fellow Josh Kun, the evening will follow words and music across the verses and line breaks of the Americas, from Olvera Street to Ciudad Juárez and El Paso, and from celebrations of love and family to the…

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Bilingual Conversation and Reading with Dolores Dorantes

October 8 // 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Palabras Bookstore, 1738 E McDowell Rd.
Phoenix, 85006 United States
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  Join us for an intimate evening of bilingual conversation and poetry with Mexican fronteriza writer Dolores Dorantes. This event is presented in partnership with the ASU Marshall Chair Borderlands Poetry Series and Palabras Bilingual Bookstore. DOLORES DORANTES is a Mexican poet, journalist, and writer living under political asylum in El Paso, Texas. She has published nine books of poetry and prose, most recently The River/El Río (2018), a collaboration with the photographer Zoe Leonard; Style/Estilo (2015 a book of prose poems that transforms the…

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November 2019

Sabor: A Culinary Celebration of Baja

November 14 // 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Heard Museum, 2301 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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For more information about reserving your Sabor table, please e-mail sabor(at) Join us for CALA's annual culinary event Sabor, celebrating the distinct and diverse cuisines of the Americas. This year, CALA is pleased to present an international collaboration inspired by the coastal flavors and wines from Valle de Guadalupe and Ensenada, México. At the event, beloved Phoenix chef Silvana Salcido Esparza from Barrio Café, and Ensenada culinary legend Sabina Bandera from La Guerrerense will create a one-night only menu that will transport…

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