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An Evening in Cuba with Georgina Herrera

Join us for An Evening in Cuba on Saturday, February 20, 7-10 pm at the Chico Women's Club. This fundraiser features a bilingual reading by the AfroCuban poet Geoorgina Herrera, Cuban small plates, no-host bar with mojitos, Cuban music & dance, raffle, and silent auction. More information and tickets here!

Join us for an exciting evening of Cuban culture!

Where: Chico Women's Club - 592 East 3rd Street Chico, CA 95928


Experience the music and dance from this Caribbean island!


Enjoy the No-host bar and Cuba-themed culinary delicacies (by Chef Lisa Ricchio) such as:

  • Fried Plantain

  • Pork skewers with mango chutney

  • Tropical fruit skewers with honey lime cilantro glaze

        (guests will purchase tickets for food and beverage items) 


With special guest, the Havana-based AfroCuban poet Georgina Herrera, who will read from her new book ALWAYS REBELLIOUS / CIMARRONEANDO.

                        These words, apparently
                        gentle and serene,
                        transparent words, yes, but
                        They come, they enter, they stay
                        They are my way.
                        Thus I scream,
                        and I know I am heard.


Grand Prize for the Raffle is a Cuba basket, donated by Altruvistas, which has Cuban cigars, CD, rum, and $500 toward an Altruvistas trip to Cuba! 


The Silent Auction will include a wide variety of items, such as:


Doors open at 6:30, programming starts at 7:00pm--additional details will follow.

Capacity is limited, so please purchase your tickets early. Based on availability, some tickets may be sold at the door.

18+ event

 All donations are tax-deductible and benefit Cubanabooks Press.

Cuban food, costume, and poetry images