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Thursday, October 16

Maria’s Circular Dance by Medardo Treviño

Los Angeles Theater Center

514 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013

8:30pm

 A testimony to the violence in the U.S./Mexico border region. The play follows Maria, a Colombian migrant and Angelito, her kidnapper. Together, dreams and reality, terror and courage, past and present dissolve. Written in Spanish and premiered simultaneously at 

Borderlands Theater (Tucson) and at El Círculo Teatral (Mexico City). Presented as part of the 2014 LATC Encuentro. October 17, 19, 24, 25, Friday 8:30 p.m. Saturday 2:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m., Sunday 2:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Friday 10/17 @ 8:30pm

Sunday 10/19 @ 2:30pm and 7:30pm

Friday 10/24 @ 8:30pm

Saturday 10/25 2:30pm and 8:30pm

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Friday, October 17

Your Problem with Men

Los Angeles Theater Center

514 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013

2:00pm to 8:00pm

Asún, an American Latina, breaks off her engagement because the question wasn’t popped the way she always dreamed. Berated by her mother, babied by her father, and bullied by her sisters, Asún begins the darkly funny journey on a road entirely unpaved by the sage advice of yesteryear. Presented as part of the 2014 LATC Encuentro.

 

October 17 through November 6. 

Friday 10/17 @ 8:00pm

Sunday 10/19 @ 2:00pm and 7:00pm

Saturday 10/25 @ 2:00pm and 8:00pm

Sunday 10/26 @ 2:00pm and 7:00pm

Thursday 10/30 @ 8:00pm

Sunday 11/02 @ 2:00pm and 7:00pm

Thursday 11/06  @ 8:00pm

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Juarez, A Documentary Mythology

Los Angeles Theater Center

514 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013

2:30pm to 7:30pm

Theater Mitu creates an artful portrait of a community in crisis and transformation. Gangs, cartels, corruption, NAFTA, femicide, the War on Drugs, fear, familial honor, mythology and hope all appear in stories collected from parents, politicians, artists, activists, factory workers, journalists, professors and more. Presented as part of the 2014 LATC Encuentro. October 17, 19, 24, 26, Fridays 8:00 p.m. Saturdays 2:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.

 

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Enrique’s Journey

Los Angeles Theater Center

514 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013

2:30pm to 8:30pm

A contemporary odyssey of a Honduran boy who braves unimaginable hardship and peril to reunite with his mother in the United States. He pushes forward using his wit, courage, and hope-and the kindness of strangers. An epic journey torn from today’s headlines, that thousands of immigrant children make each year. Presented as part of the 2014 LATC Encuentro.

 

October 17 through November 7.

Friday 10/17 @ 8:30pm

Saturday 10/18 @ 2:30pm and 8:30pm

Friday 10/24 @ 8:30pm

Sunday 10/26 @ 2:30pm and 7:30pm

Thursday 10/30 @ 8:30pm

Sunday 11/02 @2:30pm and 7:30pm

Friday 11/07 @ 8:30pm

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Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare

Los Angeles Theater Center

514 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013

5:00pm to 8:00pm

Directed by Robert Beltran (Star Trek Voyager), Casa 0101 presents a take on Shakespeare’s classic Julius Caesar, which portrays the conspiracy against the Roman dictator Julius Caesar, his assassination, and the defeat of the conspirators at the Battle of Philippi. Presented as part of the 2014 LATC Encuentro.

 

October 17 through November 16, Fridays and Saturdays 8:00 p.m., Sundays 5:00 p.m.

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La Esquinita, USA

Los Angeles Theater Center

514 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013

7:30pm to 8:30pm

In this solo play a town’s main source of employment, The Thompson Tire Factory, has gone to China leaving its infrastructure in disarray. What happens to a town when promises from Big Business are broken? Meet Lencho, Daniel, and other characters in this story of love, forgiveness, and ultimate redemption. Presented as part of the 2014 LATC Encuentro. October 17 through November 6.

Friday 10/17 @ 8:30pm

Sunday 10/19 @ 7:30pm

Friday 10/24 @ 8:30pm

Sunday 10/26 @ 2:30pm and 7:30pm

Thursday 10/30 @ 8:30pm

Sunday 11/2 @ 2:30pm and 7:30pm

Thursday 11/6 @ 8:30pm

Saturday 11/8 @8:30pm 

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Saturday, October 18

Homeboy Industries Every Angeleno Counts 5K

Homeboy Industries (start & finish line at Homeboy!)

130 W. Bruno St., Los Angeles California, 90012

6:00am to 12:00pm

 

 

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