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Nothing Lost in Translation in ‘Agua a Cucharadas’

by Oscar T. Basulto Staff Writer   There is an natural, emotional urgency to the cadence of Tantai Teatro’s entertaining production of Agua a Cucharadas, a Spanish translation of Quiara … Continue reading

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November 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dancing in my Cockroach Killers Will Make You Shake Your Booty Like Iris Chacon!

By Fanny Garcia Founding Editor Comprised of poems and monologues written by award winning poet and playwright Magdalena Gómez, Dancing in my Cockroach Killers is equal parts musical, poetry, and … Continue reading

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November 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Losing the Will

By Ruben Rodriguez (Inspired by/in imitation of “The Day Lady Died” by Frank O’Hara) It is 1:00 in Los Angeles at UCLA a week after classes start with all the … Continue reading

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November 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

King of the Tire Heap: Standing on the Corner of La Esquinita, USA

by Selene Santiago Staff Writer My tire blew out the night when I was supposed to be writing this review. I can’t help but find this amusing considering La Esquinita, … Continue reading

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October 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Your Problem With Men by Teatro Luna @ Encuentro 2014 – A Sarcastic Look at Feminism Today

by Liana Arauz Contributing Writer Teatro Luna is an all woman, Chicago-based theater company that usually does work devised and performed solely by women. Your Problem with Men‘s Los Angeles production … Continue reading

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October 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mariela en el Desierto – Da Una Muestra Fuerte y Distinta Del Teatro Latino en los EEUU

Por Liana Aráuz Contributing Writer Mariela En El Desierto de Karen Zacarías y dirigida por Tlaloc Rivas, es una producción de Aurora Theater/Teatro Sol en Lawrenceville, Georgia. Se presenta en español, con … Continue reading

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October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

‘Dreamscapes’: Ever Had One of Those Dreams Where You Scream but Nothing Comes Out?

by Selene Santiago Staff Writer Shot twelve times by four Riverside police officers, nineteen year-old Myeshia Miller is left to dream and die alone in her car on December 28,1998. … Continue reading

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October 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

INTAR Unit52’s, ‘Patience, Fortitude and Other Anti-Depressants,’ a Colorful, Urban Trip Down the Rabbit Hole of the Mind

By Liana Aráuz Contributing Writer Patience, Fortitude and Other Anti-Depressants by the New York City based theater company INTAR follows a young wife and painter, Isabella, living in the urban community of … Continue reading

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October 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

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