Event Honors Danny Sotomayor | Bleader

Details have been announced for an event on Friday, February 5, honoring of the late gay political cartoonist and AIDS activist Daniel Sotomayor. The event is held in conjunction with A Hero Comes Home, an exhibit of Sotomayor's work, which is up now and running through March 5 at the Institute of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture. The program includes a screening of Short Fuse: Portrait of an AIDS Activist, a documentary about Sotomayor, followed by a viewing of more than 100 of his political cartoons. A Hero Comes Home marks the 18th anniversary of Sotomayor's death from AIDS at age 33. Fri 2/5, 6:30 PM, Institute of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture, 3015 W. Division, 773-486-8345, iprac.org, free, but donations to support the Institute's restoration efforts will be accepted.