Papeles y BalserosConcerts & Performances
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 miamibookfair.com or call 305-237-3258 for a full list of events.