Sunday, December 02, 2007

December Events to make you Hollar

Here's several events I am a part of and would love to see you all at:

1)Monday, 12/3/07-8pm
La Peña Popular Theater Performance
2)Sat. 12/8/07 Documentary Program 1, 3:00-5:00pm
The LAST WORD in the Boyle Heights Latina Independent Film Festival
3)Sat. 12/8/07 Bomberos de la Bahia Fundraiser 8pm La Peña
(featuring The Puerto Rican Obituary with yours truely and Toby, Leila, Cynthia, Eric, Maceo and Gerardo)
4) Thurs 12/13/07 Lucha Libertad @ CENTRO LEGAL DE LA RAZA Dec


1)Gift of Presence
La Pena's Popular Theatre Workshop

Monday December 03, 2007
FREE! - 8pm

GIFT OF PRESENCE is ultimately a journey through the collective unconscious that explores the tension between shadow and light in all of us. An esoteric plea for peace of mind, wholeness and, of course, Love.***

2)BHLIFE 2007 - Program Schedule (subject to change)
* * * If you are interested in volunteering this year, please contact Selene at * * *

Friday, December 7th
Boyle Heights Technology Youth Center
1600 East 4th St, Los Angeles CA.


Opening Night, 7:00p.m.
Doors Open
Screening, 8:00 p.m.

Conversations II

A Man of Two Havanas
With a childhood filled with bombings and assassination attempts on her father, the filmmaker explores her relationship with him and the Cuba he left behind. Through the prism of a daughter we explore the past, the present, and the nature of social responsibility and personal sacrifice.

Reception, 10:30p.m.
With special performance by Strangely Attractive

Saturday, December 8th
CASA 0101; 2009 East 1st St. 90033

Filmmakers Luncheon 12:00-2:00pm

Doc Program 1, 3:00-5:00pm
Little Giant
Milagros: Made in Mexico follows the enterprising women of Guanajuato as they revive their economically fractured birthplace

Reception to Follow at
First Street Studios
2026 E First St Studios Los Angeles CA
Tickets for this year's festival are:
$10 General Admission
$5 Students & Boyle Heights Residents

To make your reservation please visit the Casa 0101 website at and click on the "reservations" link.

Fill in your information and write the specific program you wish to RSVP for in the input box for "Event/Class Name."

3)Bomba Night!
Bomberas de la Bahia

Saturday December 08, 2007

SAVE the DATE!...

La Pena Cultural Center
Join us in an evening of Afro-diaspora performance by local artists, performers, and musicians...

Bomberas de la Bahia;
Local female bomba collective in collaboration with Project Cimarrona...
will be performing in and hosting a performance Party
to celebrate the Holidays 'AFRO DIASPORA STYLE'!
Joining them will be guest performances to include Theater piece "the Puerto Rican Obituary" adapted by Eric Aviles, Maceo Cabrera Estevez performing an excerpt of Amor Cubano as Barbarita Perales, Movie Short by Kwesi Johnson and other Dance Performances...Don't miss out on this evening of live music, dance, and performance.

Saturday, Dec. 8th at 8pm
La Pena Cultural Center
Door: $10/$8 (seniors/students)

A comedic acto about the vicious cycle of immigration policies that affect real people and our lives.
Libros, Arte y Cultura
2501 International Ave.
Oakland, CA 94601