Beautiful, talented and compassionate, the real Vivian Vance was more than an “I Love Lucy” sidekick. She didn’t always gel with her famous costars, and her personal life wasn’t always picture-perfect.
“I can pinpoint the very moment it all started to change, when the calm broke: when news that twelve-year-old Emanuel Jaques had disappeared spread through our neighborhood in the whispered prayers of women returning from Mass.”
There are quiet sounds that often get lost in the business of our daily lives. Catherine Reid’s book Falling Into Place: An Intimate Geography of Home is a chronologically organized collection of personal essays meant to entice us to listen.
Join two of the National Hispanic Cultural Center’s Summer Institutes for Youth programs, Voces and the Manoa Project, as they are joined by the Arizona-based Safos Dance Theater for Braceros: How We Remember at the National Hispanic Cultural Center on Saturday, June 22 at 2pm. Through dance and movement, teens explore the migrant labor program that brought over two million Mexican laborers to the U.S. for short-term work in the Forties, Fifties and Sixties. For more information on this free, all-ages event, see nhccnm.org.