Floricanto! A Chicano Celebration of verse & song: 25th Anniversary @ Brava theater // SF

The Biggest Chicano event of the year brings verses and songs! SEE 3 events this Weekend!

Los Delicados 25th Anniversary “Floricanto” is a celebration with 10 amazing artists.

Friday NOVEMBER 19, 2021
Brava Theater, San Francisco
Doors open at 5pm.

$25 GEN AD / $15 Discount w/code
Advance tickets ONLY www.brava.org

Buy tickets here!

 

Check out 3 amazing shows this week in Bay Area!

Don’t forget to get your tickets for any of the Floricantos this week celebrating Los Delicados 25th Anniversary.

 

See video from producer, Paul Flores:

“This is what poetas xicanos do: take flower in one hand and song by the mouth, before la raza, that is the people and chant the colors of verse, the rythms of petal.” Alfred Arteaga, poeta xicano.

About:

Join Los Delicados (Darren de León, Norman Zelaya, Paul S. Flores) as they celebrate 25 years of poetic lo-cura as innovators of Latino Spoken Word.

Featuring special guests Alejandro Murguía, Cathy Arellano, Amalia Ortiz (San Antonio, TX), DJ Agana, Deuce ECLIPSE, Quique Padilla, Jaime Cortez, Movimiento Molcajete – Yaya Porras and Nicole Limón (Sacramento), Milta Ortiz (Tucson, AZ), Adrian Arancibia (Taco Shop Poets San Diego), Pat Payne (Taco Shops Poets, Los Angeles). Hosted by Josiah Luis Alderete.

5PM – Writers panel discussion: “1990’s Spoken Word explosion to Chicano-Latinx Published Authors” followed by book signing.

 

The performers!

 

Founded in San Francisco in 1996, Los Delicados are poet performers Norman Antonio Zelaya, Darren J. DeLeon and Paul S. Flores.

The three return to their birthplace of the Mission District in San Francisco to honor the Floricanto legacy of Chicano-Latino Movement poetry that flourished in the neighborhood in the 1970’s, and highlight the explosion of Latino Spoken Word that occurred in the 1990’s throughout California and the Southwest.

Join Los Delicados as they celebrate 25 years of poetic lo-cura as innovators of Latino Spoken Word.

Featuring special guests Alejandro Murguía, Cathy Arellano, Amalia Ortiz (San Antonio, TX), DJ Agana, Deuce ECLIPSE, Quique Padilla, Jaime Cortez Movimiento Molcajete (Sacramento), Yaya Porras and Nicole Limón, Milta Ortiz (Tucson, AZ), Adrian Arancibia (Taco Shop Poets San Diego), Pat Payne (Taco Shops Poets, Los Angeles). Hosted by Josiah Luis Alderete.

 


Panel Discussion:

All ticket buyers are invited to attend the pre-performance panel discusion “1990’s Spoken Word” with Los Delicados founders Norman Antonio Zelaya, Darren J. DeLeon and Paul S. Flores.

5-6pm in Brava’s Studio.

Buy tickets here!