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Poets to read from their collaborative book, ‘Tragic Bitches’

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Dino Foxx, Adelina Anthony and Lorenzo Herrera y Lozano penned their new book Tragic Bitches.
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Clear your Thursday-night schedule and prepare for some mind-blowing performance poetry. Adelina Anthony, Dino Foxx and Lorenzo Herrera y Lozano will read from their new book, Tragic Bitches, An Experiment in Queer Xicana and Xicano Poetry, at Yayo Taco and UNLV’s Student Union, as part of the university’s Women’s History Month celebration, I’m Every Woman. They’ll engulf you with stories of family, ethnicity, love, tragedy and dreams. They’ll make you laugh, break your heart and open your mind.

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March 24, 7 p.m., free.
UNLV Student Union, room 208
9:30 p.m.Yayo Taco, free
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Tragic Bitches

Anthony, a lesbian multidisciplinary artist, has spent nearly two decades onstage delving into everything from colonization to LGBT communities. Lozano, a writer of Rarámuri descent, is the author of Santo de la Pata Alzada: Poems from the Queer/Xicano/Positive Pen. Foxx, an actor, singer, dancer, writer, spoken-word poet and activist, is part of Jump Start Performance Company and known for his performance piece, Memoirs of a Joto.

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