Papeles y Balseros

Concerts & Performances
Date Thursday, March 10, 2016, 7:00 pm Organization Miami Book Fair International Categories Concerts & Performances
Place Miami Dade College, Koubek Center Address 2705 SW 3rd Street Phone 305-237-3258 Website

Prometeo Theatre presents the short bilingual play, Papeles, and Ernesto Ochoa presents his novel Balseros. Papeles by Hector Pino and Brad Beckman: Two travelers are detained by customs at an international airport in this satirical take on immigration, profiling and identity. Papeles was a City Theatre National Award recipient for Short Playwriting in 2013. The play is 15 minutes in duration. Balseros by Ernesto Ochoa: Rafters is the first novel written to document and examine the lives of Cubans who have emigrated to the U.S. on rafts. This event is part of The Big Read, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, designed to revitalize the role of reading in American culture. Visit or call 305-237-3258 for a full list of events.