Sep 15 2022
Oct 01 2022


Presented by Tejana Rasquacha at Slab Cinema Art House

Tejana Rasquacha presents REGENERACIÓN: SAN ANTONIO, written, performed and directed by Marisela Barrera, for one night only on Saturday, October 1 at 8 p.m. at Slab Cinema’s ArtHouse located at 134 Blue Star inside the Blue Star Arts Complex. A companion photo exhibit, “BURRA/ANARCHIST” will open at ArtHouse on September 15 at 7 p.m. as part of Blue Star’s “Third Thursday” gatherings. Performance by San Antonio’s BUTTERCUP at 7 p.m. sweetens the photo exhibit opening on September 15.

REGENERACIÓN: SAN ANTONIO on October 1 features the world premier of two shorts directed by Alex Ramirez plus a live verbatim performance with words by Ricardo Flores Magón. Video includes episode 1 of “The Donkey Lady Talk Show” and “Magón at Leavenworth,” a performative interview with Magón. Barrera plays both The Donkey Lady and Magón. Donkey Lady’s prosthetic makeup by Zachary Smith. Associate Director is Holly Nañes. Talk show jingle by Alyson Alonso.

“BURRA/ANARCHIST” on September 15 features large-scale rasquache photo prints on architectural paper of Barrera as the Donkey Lady and Ricardo Flores Magón; photographers include Al Rendon, Anthony Garcia, Antonia Padilla, Paul Escamilla and Guadalupe Acuña. “BURRA/ANARCHIST” opens September 15 at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public. ArtHouse hosts indie band BUTTERCUP at 7 p.m. as part of the opening. Barrera teases an excerpt monologue from her verbatim performance sometime that evening. Reservations and/or tickets are not required for the September 15 event. Just show up.

Tickets for the video premier and performance on October 1 can be purchased via SlabCinema’s website at Admission is $10 or $15. You decide. For more info call Tel: 210-212-9373.

Ricardo Flores Magón was a prominent 1900s Mexican journalist. He was exiled from Porfirian Mexico for revolutionary journalism; he spent time in San Antonio where he published some issues of “Regeneración,” a call-to-action newspaper. He died (murdered, probably) in Leavenworth Prison in 1922.

Tejana Rasquacha acknowledges with gratitude the following supporters: City of San Antonio Department of Arts & Culture, Luminaria and SlabCinema’s ArtHouse.

Dates & Times

2022/09/15 - 2022/10/01

Location Info

Slab Cinema Art House

134 Blue Star, San Antonio, TX 78210