August 3 on FM: organizing against fear, grassroots theatre

Hosted by Ariana Manov and Celina Alvarez

Professors Dionne Espinoza and Susana Gallardo discuss Chicana/Latina and Native American Women organizing against fear and terror. They will be previewing what will happen at Cal State L.A.’s 2011 Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social Summer Institute (August 3 – 6) when they contest the current framing of citizenship and belonging through binaries such as immigrant & non-immigrant that ignore lived relationships, histories and transformative practices in rights-based struggles.

Then playwright Vasanti Saxena (of Chinese and East Indian descent) examines the intersections of architecture and anatomy, tradition and desire, filial devotion and family secrets in her new play ‘Sun Sisters” – joined by actors Momo Yashima and Andrea Lwin from the Company of Angels.

And…what advice do we owe other women? We’ll hear from Jennie Floyd, Shelby Janes, and Lindsey Mixon and their inherently feminist monologues about infidelity from their new theatre production called, “To The New Girl From The Former Mrs. (fill in the blank) ____:  Sound Advice For My Husband’s New Wife or Mistress” from SkyPilot Theatre Company.

That’s Wednesday night at 7:00. This is what feminism sounds like!

* “Sunflowers” By Karina Oliva Alvarado

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(left: MALC; center: Sun Sisters, right: To The New Girl)

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