V.21 No.26 | 6/28/2012
Photo by Alicia Lueras Maldonado
Speaking for the Silenced
Río de Lágrimas links imperialism, La Llorona and Juárez slayings
By Leigh Hile
For 20 years, the stories of women and girls killed in Ciudad Juárez have been silenced in their own country and largely ignored by the world. A wave of roughly 60 femicides in 2012 is receiving even less media attention as the untold number of deaths continues to grow. In Río de Lágrimas (River of Tears), a multilingual music and storytelling performance at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, the women of Albuquerque-based collective Las Meganenas nobly attempt to tell the victims’ stories.
An Evening with Martin and Gandhi at La Tienda Exhibit Space
Film producer Cynthia Lukas presents a special screening of the film In Remembrance of Martin, as well as a preview of the film Gandhi's Gift.
Andy Milne & Dapp Theory • jazz at Outpost Performance Space
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