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Events on Friday, November 1, 2019

Friday, November 1, 2019

Friday, November 1 at 7:30 PM

7:30 PM
Gente de Teatro - Madenusa

Gente de Teatro brings back MADENUSA by Argentine playwright Claudia Soroka

A year before its silver anniversary, and after a highly acclaimed première at Rice University, Gente de Teatro brings back to the stage Madenusa by Argentine playwright Claudia Soroka. The author has created an amusing piece, fresh and engaging, highlighting the experience of the immigrant and delving into the intricacies of adjusting to a different culture.

In an attempt to restart a life that had been interrupted, this time Mabel and Osvaldo, long-time residents of the USA, have invited “la Yoli” and “el Negro”* to come from Argentina for a visit. What happens when the world one left behind is suddenly back?

*Commonly used Argentine term of endearmentRead more

Friday, November 1 at 7:30 PM

7:30 PM
Chamacos Dance Company - Viajes

Chamacos Dance Company

Viajes is a Cuban contemporary dance performance utilizing multimedia and voice for an evening of collaboration. It is a series of short pieces about inner and geographical travels performed by chamacos from Cuba, Mexico, United States and Russia. The audience will witness Viajes that change our life perspective, let us break the boundaries of our mind and get closer to the true source of inspiration and creativity.Read more

Friday, November 1 at 9:00 PM

9:00 PM
Houston Fringe Festival - Ann Richards - Hope

World Premiere

Call Me Ann is a rock opera about Texas Governor Ann Richards, and tells the story of her life and influence. The story spans from Ann Richards' Waco roots to her time as a housewife turned County Commissioner, through to her election as Governor in 1990 and past her 1994 re-election defeat that set the stage for George W. Bush's election as Governor and then President.Read more