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.
NEWSLETTERS Great Alibi stories, events and deals delivered to your inbox each week. No fooling!
The Lion King at Popejoy Hall
Experience the stunning visual artistry, the unforgettable music and the exhilarating choreography of this musical theater phenomenon.
Baile Cuban Salsa Casino del Rueda Dance Classes at National Hispanic Cultural Center
The Last Ten Seconds Of Life • rock • Traitors • deathcore • Spite • black metal at Blu Phoenix VenueMore Recommended Events ››