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December 2013 – Tucson, AZ

POETRY READING: EDGE 60 – A READING SERIES OF EMERGING AND YOUNGER WRITERS

Ari Belathar
Elena  Díaz Björkquist
Meg Wade

Wednesday December 11, 2013
7:30PM Casa Libre en la Solana
228 N. 4th Ave.
Suggested Donnations $5

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July 2013 – Toronto, ON

STAGED READING: LA DANZA DEL VENADO. HARBOURFRONT’S RITMO Y COLOR FESTIVAL. 

Alameda Theatre Company presents a reading of La Danza Del Venado by Ari Belathar at Harbourfront’s Ritmo Y Color Festival.

Saturday July 6, 2013
3:00PM Studio Theatre
Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
FREE

Director: Marilo Nunez
Dramaturg: Stephen Colella

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June 2013 – Toronto, ON

POETRY READING: PRIDE TORONTO PROUD VOICES PROGRAM  

As a part of PROUD VOICES, the official partnership program between Pride Toronto and Glad Day Bookshop, we present: Poetic Justice Language woven to unravel the world.

Gein Wong
Kirk DeMatas
Ari Belathar
Giles Beneway
Terence Go
Kamila Rina

Hosted by El-Farouk Khaki

Saturday June 29, 2013
6:30pm Carlton Room
Courtyard Marriot
30 Carlton Street
FREE

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March 2013 – Fort Collins, CO

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: ANNUAL WOMEN’S CONFERENCE

Communities in Action: Strength Through Knowledge.

Saturday March 9, 2013
9:00AM Lory Student Center
Colorado State University

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December 2012 – Vancouver, BC

POETRY READING: BCNU HUMAN RIGHTS & EQUITY CONFERENCE

The Poetics of Border Crossing—A poetic reflection on the borders of transition, justice, and identity.

Friday December 7, 2012
Coast Plaza Stanley Park
Vancouver, BC

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October 2012 – Toronto, ON

STAGED READING: LA DANZA DEL VENADO. 5TH ANNUAL DE COLORES FESTIVAL OF NEW WORKS BY LATIN-CANADIAN PLAYWRIGHTS.

La Danza del Venado by Ari Belathar

Directed by Marilo Nuñez
Dramaturgy by Stephen Colella

Thursday October 11, 2012

8:00PM
 Theatre Direct
Wychwood Arts Barns
601 Christie Street

The De Colores Festival of New Works focuses on providing developmental support for works in progress written by Canadian Latin American artists. Click here for festival full program.

Tickets:

General $15
 Students/Seniors $13
 Festival Pass $29

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September 2012 – Vancouver, BC

POETRY READING: I DON’T CROSS BORDERS  – THE BODERS COME TO ME AND I DANCE WITH THEM…

A poet, playwright and refugee reflection on the borders of transition and justice. Ari’s provocative poetry will be followed by a facilitated discussion with invited guests involved in the theory and practice of art, politics and change: Dr. Juanita Sundberg (Geography, UBC), Reverend Kerri Mesner (PhD, candidate, co-founder of GQRG), Matt Eisenbrand (Canadian Centre for International Justice), and Dr. Pilar Riaño-Alcalá (School of Social Work, UBC).

Thursday September 20, 2012

5PM – 7PM
 Liu Institute for Global Issues at UBC

FREE

Click here for more details.

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September 2012 – Vancouver, BC

POETRY READING: ARTIST SPOTLIGHT AND LUNCH WITH ARI BELATHAR

The Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (GRSSJ)
, The Centre for Race Autobiography Gender and Age (RAGA), and Critical Studies in Sexuality (CSIS) 
are proud to host a poetry reading and lunch with Mexican artist and activist Ari Belathar.

Thursday September 20, 2012

12:30PM -2:30PM 
Room 028 Jack Bell Building at UBC

FREE

Please join us for this unique and rare event! Ari will present a collection of her poetry and writings, followed by a question and answer session.

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September 2012 – Vancouver, BC

STAGED READING: LA DANZA DEL VENADO

SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement presents: An evening of theatre, poetry and provocation with Ari Belathar.

Wednesday September 19, 2012

7:00PM
 World Art Centre
Goldcorp Centre for the Arts

FREE

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September 2012 – Toronto, ON

ALAMEDA THEATRE COMPANY PLAYWRIGHT-IN-RESIDENCE 2012-2013

Ari Belathar has been appointed as the 2012-2013 Playwright-in-Residence for Alameda Theatre Company. During this residency Belathar will focus on developing her new play, La Danza del Venado.

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July 2012 –Toronto, ON

POETRY READING: PRIDE TORONTO PROUD VOICES PROGRAM 

Ari Belathar will be reading as part of PRIDE TORONTO Proud Voices Program. Escape from the crowds and listen to Belathar’s poems.

Sunday July 1, 2012
6:30pm
 GLAD DAY BOOKSHOP

598 Yonge Street
 3rd Floor

For full Proud Voices Program, click here!

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April 2012 – Toronto, ON

CAHOOTS THEATRE PLAYWRIGHT’S HOTHOUSE

Ari Belathar has been invited to take part in Cahoots Theatre 2012 Playwrights’ HotHouse.

The Playwright’s HotHouse consists of 5 – 8 emerging to established playwrights, with works in progress and proposals that reflect the mandate of the company. Over the course of the season, playwrights will develop their work under the guidance of Artistic Director Nina Lee Aquino.

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March 2012 – Washington, DC

POETRY READING: SPLIT THIS ROCK FESTIVAL

Many Rivers to Cross; Poetics of Border Crossing: When the Way is Deep and Wide 
Ari Belathar, Daniela Elza, Christi Kramer, and Nilofar Shidmehr

An interactive (dramatic) performance of poetry, which anticipates audience participation and tells a story of the activity of border crossing, where border crossing, as a notion, may be understood in any number of ways. Taking our cue from June Jordan’s essay, Many Rivers to Cross, and asking ourselves just where it is we happen to stand, and how, we hope to offer an experience where borders are blurred in such a way that we stand in the middle of what it means to be truthfully with ourselves/others in the world. Stories of crossings: which do we make? How? Which ones of us do we leave behind? Borders and limitations of human compassion/will/the heart: Where do we draw these lines, and why?

Friday March 23, 2012
11:30am to 1:00pm
Conference Room 2
Thurgood Marshall Center

Split This Rock Poetry Festival 2012, Washington DC

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March 2012 – Toronto, ON

2012 DE COLORES FESTIVAL OF NEW WORKS

Alameda Theatre has selected La Danza del Venado for one year of development as part of De Colores Festival of New Works, which  focuses on providing developmental support for works in progress written by Canadian Latin American artists. Click here for more information.