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LITERARY LUMINARY

This year’s Luis Leal Award for distinction in Chicano/Latino literature will be awarded to poet, novelist, and essayist Demetria Martinez on Thursday, October 27 at 3:30 p.m. at UCSB’s Corwin Pavilion. For info, visit www.ihc.ucsb.edu.

EAST MEETS WEST

Goleta recently welcomed Sino West Performing Arts (5718 Hollister Ave.) to the neighborhood. The new studio offers classes in ballet, jazz, salsa, as well as classical Chinese dance, Chinese folk dance, and Shaolin kung fu. For details and schedules, visit sinowestsb.com.

BUENOS NOCHES

This Sunday, October 23 at 6 p.m., KCSB 91.9 FM and La Casa de la Raza (601 E. Montecito St.) cohost A Noche de Cultura, a literary event celebrating authors Juan González and Joseph Torres’s latest book, News for All the People. The event is free and open to the public. For details, call 965-8581 or visit lacasadelaraza.org.

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