Playwright James E. Garcia Reads The Eagle and The Serpent: A History of Mexico Abridged
Courtesy of James Garcia
For a summertime First Friday, there's certainly no shortage of events to check out.
Sorry, no excuses this week.
This just in from the Advocates for Latino Arts and Culture (ALAC) and New Carpa Theater Co.: Playwright James E. Garcia will read an excerpt from his work-in-progress, "The Eagle and The Serpent: A History of Mexico Abridged" tonight in the ALAC cultural center.
September 15, 2010, will mark the 200th anniversary of the famous "Grito de
Dolores" -- when Mexico declared independence and was freed from the Spanish after the revolutionary war. But according to Garcia, Mexico's history didn't begin then -- "No, amigos mios," he says. "It goes way, way back."
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Garcia will perform a staged reading and will take questions and comments from the audience. His finished product will be a 90-minute, one act production that is set to come to life this fall.
Garcia can be found on stage at the ALAC Cultural Center at 147 E. Adams St. at 8 p.m.. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.
For more information, call 623.252.2772
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