Ear Meal

Weekly, live performances by experimental musicians.

Gloria Alvarez

About Gloria Enedina Alvarez: Chicana poet/intermedia artist, playwright, librettist, literary translator and curator, presently teaches creative writing and works as a consultant in public schools, universities, libraries, museums, and art centers. Her literary/artistic efforts have been recognized by the CAC, National Endowment for the Arts, Cultural Affairs Department, City of L.A., COLA Award, Poets & Writers, Inc., among others. She has published and read widely in the U.S., Latin America and Europe. Her plays and librettos for opera, Los Biombos, Cuento de un Soldado/Story of a Soldier, El Niño, have been produced internationally. Her books of poetry in English and Spanish include La Excusa/The Excuse and Emerging en un Mar De Olanes. Her poetry has been published in various anthologies and numerous periodicals.

Kristopher Manuel Escajeda, born and raised in Boyle Heights, guitarist, writes and performs music that takes you on a global experience, a cross fusion of punjabi, jazz, avant garde, break beat, progressive rock, experimental, folk, and percussive rhythms, featuring the three string guitar. He has performed and toured throughout the U.S. and U.K., solo and with his group. Electric Current Eccentric Chaos, and as duet with Eddika Organista of El Haru Kuroi, recordings include Equinox Mass Serenade and E.E.O.M., publications include poetry anthology, Entering New Territory.

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