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La Raza Graduation: April 27, 2019

At the end of March, in collaboration with WGSP and the UNT Department of Theatre and Dance, LMAS will have a special film screening of the documentary Frida: A Ribbon Around a Bomb. Using rare, never-before-seen footage, family interviews, and photographs, this documentary explores the intimate details of the life of Frida Kahlo. This includes her turbulent relationship with Diego Rivera, her scandalous lesbian affairs, and the mastering of the art about her anguished life that made her famous. The film will be followed by a special performance by Sara Cardona, artist and executive director at Teatro Dallas. The event will take place on Wednesday, March 27 at 6:00pm in GAB 104.

LMAS welcomes World Poetry Slam Champion Denise Frohman to UNT on Wed. March 20th. She will perform at 6:30 PM in the RTFP 184.

Denice is a poet, educator, and performer from New York City. She is a CantoMundo Fellow, a former Women of the World Poetry Slam Champion, and National Association of Latino Arts & Cultures grant recipient. Her poems have appeared in The Adroit Journal, Nepantla: An Anthology for Queer Poets of Color, Women of Resistance: Poems for a New Feminism, and garnered over 10 million views online. She's featured on national and international stages, including The Apollo, The White House, the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, and over 200 colleges and universities. She has a Master's in Education and co-organizes #PoetsforPuertoRico. She lives in Philadelphia. For more information, check out her website at www.denicefrohman.com. Her performance will take place on Wednesday, March 20 at 6:30pm in RTFP 184.

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