Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border

Monday, September 23rd, 7:00-9:00pm
Hartford, CT: The Mark Twain House

Theatre and arts writer Frank Rizzo will talk with award-winning playwright Octavio Solis about "Quixote Nuevo," his inspired, Tejano-music filled modern-day reimagining of Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes. Solis will also read excerpts and share stories from his acclaimed book, Retablos: Stories of a Life Lived Along the Border, a memoir of his life growing up in El Paso, Texas, one mile from the Rio Grande.

Admission is $10, and tickets can be purchased at the link above.

Book signing following the talk.

"Quixote Nuevo" runs at Hartford Stage September 19 through October 13.

Saturday, October 26th, 12:30-1:15pm
El Paso, TX: Fall conference of the Border Regional Library Association

Join Octavio Solis at the Fall conference of the Border Regional Library Association, held at the Trans Mountain Campus fo the El Paso Community College, 9570 Gateway Blvd. N. | El Paso, TX 79924.  For more info contact Angelica Garcia at