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An Evening with Jimmy Santiago Baca

  • 5:30 pm


In Recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, Northern New Mexico College's Office of Equity and Diversity presents:

APlacetoStandPosterAn Evening with Jimmy Santiago Baca and Screening of the new film A Place to Stand

Thursday, October 9, 2014
Northern New Mexico College
Fine Arts Auditorium
Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Film starts at 6:30 p.m.

A Place to Stand is the story of Jimmy Santiago Baca’s transformation from a functionally illiterate convict to an award-winning poet, novelist, and screenwriter.
After the film, Mr. Baca will speak with the audience and answer questions. Book signing to follow.

Free entry with Northern I.D.
Suggested Donation for all Non-Northern attendees
$10 adults/$5 children
Proceeds benefit Northern Youth Project and Abiquiu Library and Cultural Center

Northern offers over 50 bachelor's, associate and certificate programs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math); Nursing and Health Sciences; Liberal Arts and Humanities; Arts, Film & Media; Business Administration; Teacher Education and Technical Trades.
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