Sep 20 2018
Artist Talk/Plática and Q&A with playwright Luis ...

Artist Talk/Plática and Q&A with playwright Luis ...

Presented by Palo Alto College at Palo Alto College Legacy Room

Renowned American playwright Luis Valdez, known as the “godfather of Chicano theater,” will speak on the theme of “the art of activism” through sharing his experiences as a Mexican American/Chicano activist and artist. Valdez will speak about his work in founding El Teatro Campesino (Farmworkers Theater), a theater troupe he founded during his organizing work with the United Farmworkers Movement, which served as a defining event of the Mexican American/Chicano Civil Rights Movement. Valdez will also speak about his work and success in mainstream media with his stage-to-film adaptation, Zoot Suit and film La Bamba.

Admission Info

Free

Dates & Times

2018/09/20 - 2018/09/20

Location Info

Palo Alto College Legacy Room

1400 W. Villaret, San Antonio, TX 78224