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YO TAMBIÉN HABLO DE LA ROSA

January 5, 2017 by MetroStaff

Washington, DC – GALA Hispanic Theatre continues its 41st season with the U.S. premiere of the modern Mexican classic of Yo también hablo de la rosa/I Too Speak of the Rose by Emilio Carballido, directed by GALA Producing Artistic Director Hugo Medrano. Yo también hablo de la rosa is performed in Spanish with English surtitles from February 2 through February 26, 2017 at GALA Theatre, 3333 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. The theater is one block from the Columbia Heights metro station on the Green/Yellow lines. Discounted parking is available...

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The Silences of Flamenco: GALA Theatre's Casa Patas Show

November 15, 2016 by Jose Sueiro

It has been twelve years now since Madrid's; "Fundacion Conservatorio Flamenco Casa Patas" began sending flamenco groups to GALA Theatre and on U. S. tours. Each year they design a new project and perform some of the most innovative and ingenious flamenco shows you will ever witness, with brilliant musicians and top notch performers. The shows are always intimate mixtures of polished dancers, fine musicians and the most typical singers of the idiom bringing to life the feeling and passion of Andalucía. As an avid aficionado of the Casa Patas...

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Restoring Human Dignity One Person at a Time

November 11, 2016 by Jose Sueiro

They walk in with a look of lost bewilderment, many of them children searching for family, and all of them with tags indicating they've been through the detention center just a few miles away on the border with Mexico, and suddenly everyone in the room breaks out in thunderous applause. It is a daily ritual. This is what happens each day at the Sacred Heart parish in the small town of McAllen under the watchful eye of Sister Norma Pimentel, a woman who has become a legend in south Texas...

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The Franklin Phenomenon

From very early on when Franklin Garcia's interest in politics caught everyone's attention here in Washington DC he was active in the politics of his native Dominican Republic. Soon thereafter he became involved with the local Latino community organizing Saturday...

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A Sense of Community... in Honduras

Domingo was always on that corner. He would greet me from his stool while chewing tobacco and with a toothless smile, “como estamos Santiago?” Every day I would sit on the stool next to him and he'd tell me his...

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The Silences of Flamenco: GALA Theatre's Casa Patas Show

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