Tour Info (2012)

State Out of the Union

Please check back for more details about the State of the Union Tour.

21 Sept: Chicago

Librotraficantes Event: 50 for Freedom 

Instituto del Progreso Latino, 2570 S. Blue Island

24 Sept: NYC

CultureStrike Event: 7:00pm, Performance Project, 184 Eldridge Street, New York, NY

25 Sept: Boston

U Mass Boston
2pm, Latino Studies Program, the Labor Resource Center, the Office of Student Affairs, the Provost's Office, and the Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture.

26 Sept: DC

Busboys and Poets

6:30pm: Benefit for Teaching or Change, Save Ethnic Studies/Raza Defense Fund

28 Sept: Tucson

8pm, Rialto Theatre Kickoff Show with Salvador Duran, the Jons, Mariachi Nueva Melodia

29 Sept: Albuquerque

ABQ Cultural Conference
3:30-7pm, Harwood Art Center

30 Sept: Sedona

2pm, Church of the Red Rocks

30 Sept: Flagstaff, AZ

7pm, Theatrikos, 11 West Cherry Avenue
Host: Flagstaff for Democracy

1 Oct: Phoenix/Tempe

Phoenix Central High School

7pm, Changing Hands Bookstore
6428 S McClintock Dr, Tempe, AZ 85283
480.730.0205 Directions

2 Oct: LA / Northridge

4pm, Cal State--Northridge

2 Oct: LA / San Fernando Valley

7:30pm, Tia Chucha Cafe Cultural and Bookstore

13197-A Gladstone Ave.
Sylmar, CA 91342
Phone:(818) 939-3433

3 Oct: San Diego

SDSU Lecture Series
7pm, SDSU Library

4 Oct: LA/ Santa Monica

7:30 pm, Benefit Reading for Santa Monica Youth Center

Thelma Terry Center, 2200 Virginia Ave. Santa Monica

5 Oct: Oakland

ARISE High School


6 Oct: San Francisco


CultureStrike Celebration, Intersection for the Arts, 925 Mission Street, San Francisco CA 94103

8 Oct: Palo Alto

12noon, Harmony House, Stanford University: Conversation with Ruben Martinez


8 Oct: San Francisco

SFSU Reading
Location and Time TBA

10 Oct: Phoenix

6:30 – 8:00
Provencal Room at the Wright House
626 West University Dr. Mesa Az.

Hosts: Progressive Democrats of Arizona/Citizens for a Better Arizona

11 Oct: Denver

7:30pm, Tattered Cover Bookstore

2526 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80206 Directions


15 Oct: Milwaukee

6:30pm, Boswell Book Company,

Host: Rethinking Schools

18 Oct: St. Louis

Left Bank Books
7pm, Central West End

21 Oct: Iowa City

Prairie Lights
15 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City, IA 52240 Directions

23 Oct: Dallas

with author Reyna Grande

7pm, Barnes and Noble, 7700 W. Northwest Highway

24 Oct: Houston

6:30, Nuestra Palabra Reading Series, Westheimer Crossing, 7626 Westheimer, Houston,

25 Oct: San Antonio

7pm, Esperanza Theatre

27-28 Oct: Austin

Texas Book Festival

Location and Time TBA

14 Nov: Athens, GA

Benefit for Freedom University/Beyond Coal

University of Georgia. Location and Time TBA

15-16 Nov: Georgia

Writer-in-residence, Wesleyan College, GA
Location TBA

18 Nov: Miami

1:45, Miami Book Fair

// Nov: Charlotte

Date, Location and Time TBA

// Nov: Columbus, OH

Ohio Action Circle - Central Ohio Immigrant Justice

7pm, First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus
93 W Weisheimer
Columbus, Ohio

// Nov: Chicago