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Monday, April 11, 2016

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz | A Tribute to Mexican Women - 4/16/2016

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican-American Cultural Center

An Arts Festival of live music, exhibitions, films, performances that pay tribute to Mexican women artists, educators, and scientists for their contributions!

Interactive Theater Workshop
3:30 pm in the Auditorium
Explore Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz through interactive theatre in a one time workshop facilitated by experienced Latino performance instructors. Register online or call for more info: 512-974-3785. Free workshop for ages 13 & older.

Gallery Opening: Petro-Poems by Mery Godigna Collet
6 pm in the Community Gallery
As part of the program for our annual event celebrating Sor Juana Ines de La Cruz, the ESB-MACC will be opening the exhibition “Petro-Poems” by Venezuelan artist Mery Godigna Collet. For the last 20 years, Collet has been working with Crude Oil. She uses crude oil and its byproducts as her creative medium. Read more here.

Super Xicana Power Hour 
8 pm in the Auditorium
A live performance conceptualized and performed by artists Marisela Barrera and Jane Madrigal with a focus on cultura, la mujer y la nueva onda for the growing brown demographic. Free and open to the public.