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.
Whirling Dervishes of Rumi with Sufi Music Concert at UNM Continuing Education Building
Explore peace, love and acceptance at this performance by members of the Mevlevi Order.
Chile Pi • pop, folk at The Blue Grasshopper Brew Pub
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