Milagro Theatre, , Portland, OR 97214
Celebrating 30 seasons of providing extraordinary Latino theatre, culture and arts education experiences for the enrichment of all communities.
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Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 8pm through Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 2pm
8pm through Sunday, September 28 at 2pm
EVENT INFORMATION Words That Burn brings to life the distinctive voices of conscientious objector William Stafford, Japanese-American internee Lawson Inada, and Chicano Marine Guy Gabaldón. This dramatic work juxtaposes the history and perspectives of three World War II figures through a blend of poetry and monologue written in their own words. Each performance will be preceded or followed by a community event free and open to the public. For information and schedules milagro.com WHEN: Audiences have an opportunity to experience Words That Burn at four public performances: • Thursday, September 25, 2014, 8:00 PM; • Friday, September 26, 8:00 PM; • Saturday, September 27, 8:00 PM; • Sunday, September 28, 2:00 PM matinee. WHERE: Performances are held at Milagro Theatre, 525 SE Stark Street in Portland. Part of Milagro’s 2014 La Luna Nueva festival. TICKETS: $20 in advance, $23 at the door, or $17 for students/veterans/seniors 70+. To purchase, call 503-236-7253 or visit www.milagro.org. Commemorating the William Stafford Centennial, Hispanic Heritage Month, and the rescindment of Executive Order 9066 (Japanese-American internment), the intent of Words That Burn, according to playwright Cindy Williams Gutiérrez, is “reconciliation, to hold multiple points of view and generate community dialogue that spans politics, cultures, and generations”.
Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 7:30pm through Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 10:30pm
7:30pm through Saturday, March 8 at 10:30pm
In the small paradise town of Isla Negra on the Chilean coast, renowned poet laureate Pablo Neruda teaches Mario, a young lovesick postman, how to woo and win the beautiful Beatriz with passionate poetry. This charming story of friendship and romance is set amid the turbulent political environment of Chile in the 70's, and the rise of Pinochet’s military regime that changed history. In Spanish with English subtitles. Th. 7:30, Fr.&Sat. 8:00, Sun. 2:00 Tickets $15.00-26.00. Advance, Group, Military, Senior and Student discounts applicable.