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A tale of two poets

Water People Theater’s last full-length production was The Delicate Tears of the Waning Moon, presented in September 2019 as part of the Destinos: Chicago International Latino Theater Festival, written by and starring artistic director Rebeca Alemán under the direction of Iraida Tapias. Alemán’s story of a Venezuelan human rights reporter struggling to regain her memory […]

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Soul food, International Voices Project, Perturbator, Glassing

Jordan Wimby, aka The Melanin Martha, returns to Monday Night Foodball tonight with a prix fixe plate of “classic and reimagined” soul food, including crispy fatback and microgreens and a sweet fried buffalo chicken thigh. Advance orders are sold out, but a limited amount of food will be available for walk-in ordering. Get there early if […]

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Remembering Myrna Salazar 1947-2022

Next month, the Chicago Latino Theater Alliance will present the fifth annual Destinos Chicago International Theater Festival. But it will be bittersweet; the woman most responsible for making the festival a reality, CLATA cofounder and executive director Myrna Salazar, won’t be there to see it. Salazar died on Wednesday, August 3, two weeks after celebrating […]