Past Readings, Competitions, and Performances



February 11, 2012, Vermin on the Mount, Third Space for Art, San Diego, CA
http://vermin.blogs.com/vermin_on_the_mount/2012/02/look-whos-coming-to-vermin-sd-elena-velasquez.html
May 12, 2011, El Zarape, Arte, Musica, and Tequila, San Diego, CA 
September 27, 2008, Stop the Traffick with Street Sol Collective, DJ Kuttin Kandi, and Mystic, UCSD, La Jolla, CA
May 9, 2008- Southwestern College’s first poetry slam, Chula Vista, CA
May 1, 2008, All female poetry slam, Voz Alta, San Diego, CA
August 22, 2005, Feature at the Velvet Revolution.
August 15, 2005- May 30, 2006, Co-host of the Velvet Revolution, SFSU's monthly student reading.   
May 11, 2005, Feature at Museum of the Living Artist (Balboa Park) with Al Howard and Maria Teresa Fernandez, San Diego, CA
http://sandiego.indymedia.org/en/2005/04/108354.shtml
Oct. 30, 2004, Feature for the Dia de los Muertos Celebration with Eneri Rodriguez, Women’s History Museum, San Diego, CA
Sept. 11, 2004, San Diego Independent Media Center’s kick off event with Al Howard and the K23 Orchestra, Coffee House of Broadway, San Diego, CA
May 7, 2004, Raza Awareness Week with Brujas y Bellas, Taco Shop Poets, and Maiz, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA
April 30, 2004, First place in the CASA 0101 2004 Poetry Slam, Erotica Division, Los Angeles, CA
March 15, 2004, Latin Film Festival with Brujas y Bellas, The Madstone Theater, San Diego, CA
Feb. 11, 2004, Chula Vista High School with other local writers, Chula Vista, CA
Jan. 1, 2004, Opener for Taco Shop Poets, Voz Alta, San Diego, CA
October 4, 2003, Performed with Pat Payne, Tomas Riley, Marisela Norte, Tropico Nopal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
September 2003- May 2005, co-host of Third Word poetry and music fusion open mic with Eneri Rodriguez, Voz Alta, San Diego, CA