Category Archives: Chicana/o Theatre

“Neva Romero: Jamas Olvidados” – September 19 – Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder, Colorado

  “Neva Romero: Jamas Olvidados”, is a documentary film about a 21-year-old University of Colorado undergraduate who was killed, along with two other Chicano activists, in a car bomb in May of 1974 at the Colorado Chautauqua. Forty-eight hours later … Continue reading

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Luis Valdez “El Teatro Campesino: Theater of Mayan Zero” at the University of San Francisco (10/27/15)

                                  This year’s keynote speaker for the Center for Latina/o American Studies in the Americas (CELASA) Luis Valdez will be speaking on Tuesday, October … Continue reading

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Stereotypes, Cultural Terrorism and the Hollywood Shuffle or What Eva Longoria Learned in Chicana/o Studies

Commercial Garbage Two years ago, I wrote a post about what Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales termed the “commercial garbage” being promoted by some of our own inside and outside of Hollywood. More to the point, the post questioned the “commercial garbage” … Continue reading

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Semana de la Raza 2015 at UC Riverside

    Semana de la Raza 2015 This annual program commemorates the Chicano/Latino cultura with a week-long series of events composed of several workshops and concerts. Semana de la Raza builds conexiones with our pasado, provides a platform for critical … Continue reading

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Film Screening of “César’s Last Fast” at UCLA (5/7/15)

    Cesar’s Last Fast is a 2014 American documentary film narrating the events of 1988, when Cesar Chavez began his “Fast for Life,” a 36-day water-only hunger strike, to draw attention to the horrific effects of unfettered pesticide use on farm workers, … Continue reading

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Entrance is not Acceptance in Chon A. Noriega’s Shot in America: Television, the State, and the Rise of Chicano Cinema

Through the wonders of social media, namely Twitter, I have been sharing and recommending hundreds of Chicana/o books and film titles amongst my “followers” for the last four years in order to promote Chicana/o literacy, encourage students to major or … Continue reading

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“Teatro y Activismo”: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Teatro Campesino in New York (4/18/15)

  Join us to participate in “Teatro y Activismo,” a bilingual performance festival of new “actos” in the Teatro Campesino tradition, honoring the 50th anniversary of that classical Chicano theatre group. Teatrotaller (Cornell University) will join with IC Teatro (Ithaca … Continue reading

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Telling Our Stories at UC San Diego

                                    In celebration of the life and achievements of César E. Chávez and in conjunction with the California State holiday, the Raza Resource … Continue reading

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21st Annual Viva Zapata March in Boyle Heights (4/12/15)

Posted in Ayotzinapa, Aztlan, Boyle Heights, Brown Berets, California, Chicana Feminism, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Ideology, Chicana/o Music, Chicana/o Poetry, Chicana/o Politics, Chicana/o Power, Chicana/o Studies, Chicana/o Theatre, Chicana/o Underground, Chicana/o Youth, Chicano Moratorium, Chicano Movement, Community, Cultura, Decolonization, Education, History, Indigenous, Knowledge, Labor, Land, Language, Law, Los Angeles, Maize, Mexica, Mexican, Movimiento, MuXer, Nahuatl, Nepantla, Palabra, Politics, Resistance, Sin Fronteras, Social justice, Solidarity, Student Empowerment, Unity, Xicana, Xicano | 1 Comment

Talk-back with Cherríe Moraga at Franny’s Space (3/25/15)

  Join the theater department in a conversation with Cherríe Moraga, an esteemed playwright and activist, about her work in and outside of the theater! Cherríe Moraga is playwright, poet, and essayist whose plays and publications have received national recognition, … Continue reading

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