Special to the Parade
The Hop Shop in Harlingen will be hosting a new event called Lucha Lengua Poets – Erotic Poetry Reading from 8 to 11 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12.
Lucha Lengua Poets is a monthly open mic event hosted by Robby Cruz and Amalia Ortiz in which local writers, musicians and storytellers are encouraged to share their material. Each performer will have five to eight minutes to perform.
One poet and one local musician or poet will headline each show; this month will feature poet Irma Guadarrama and performer Hemi Bellydance.
The Hop Shop is located at 923 South 7th Street in Harlingen. Adults 18 and older are welcome to enjoy the readings. There will not be a cover charged.