All Over Town
By Abi Blueher
Get ready, get set, go! Twenty-one world premiere plays will be performed this year in 21 days during the Seventh Annual Words Afire festival. The largest new play festival in the Southwest, Words Afire features plays written, directed and acted entirely by students, including five full-length plays, eight short plays, two one-acts and three staged readings, to name a few. Although the festival is showcasing UNM talent, the festival’s venues range from Sol Arts to the National Hispanic Cultural Center to the Blue Dragon Coffee House in addition to UNM theaters. Tickets are $10 general, $7 students and all staged readings are free. For show listings, times and locations, call 277-7331 or visit www.unm.edu/
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