Based on the novel by Julia Álvarez (Dominican Republic), based on real-life events, The Mirabal sisters of the Dominican Republic were elegant and wealthy. Using the code name “butterflies”, they inspired resistance cells against the dictatorial regime of General Rafael Trujillo until their brutal murder. This memory play is a riveting account of courage and activism. and woman wisdom. To know more>>
By Caridad Svich (United States)
Based on the novel by Julia Álvarez (Dominican Republic)
Directed by José Zayas
April 12 – May 13, 2018
Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 pm, and Sundays at 2 pm
In Spanish with English subtitles
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born in New York City of immigrant parents and settled here to study at George
Washington & American Universities. I am a Ward 1 resident and tenant at 1841 Columbia Road
since 1973. I was originally an ANC Commissioner in 1988 and later worked in the Office of
Mayor Anthony Williams. I’ve been a teacher, community activist, culture advocate, journalist,
businessman, and Mayoral appointee. I consult on issues of affordable housing and economic
development. My background includes:
• Director, Latin American Youth Center,
• D.C. Recreation Dept. Roving Leader – delinquency and gang prevention,
• Teacher, Oyster Bilingual Elementary School; Soccer coach, Wilson & Bell H.S.,
• ANC Commissioner 1988-90.
• President; 1841 Columbia Road Tenant Assoc.,
• Member; AARP/DC Executive Committee,
• Neighborhood Services, Office of the Mayor, 2000-06.
• Publisher; El Latino Newspaper, Spanish language community newspaper 1976-89,
• Publisher; La Nación Newspaper, Spanish language weekly newspaper, 1990-99,
• Editor; “Noticias del Mundo”; Washington Times Spanish language daily, 2000,
• Panelist, Reporters Roundtable, Channel 16
• Creator; “Escuela de Rumba” school of music,
• Co-Founder; GALA Hispanic Theatre
• Radio Host; ‘Duende & Caché’ Latin music show
• President; Hispanic Festival of Washington D.C.
Small Business & Affordable Housing
• Consultant; Development Corporation of Columbia Heights,
• Partner; LCHIP Development Group, LLC - affordable housing in D.C.,
• Director; Coalition of Park Road Businesses, Inc.
• Director; D.C. Hispanic Contractors Association, Inc.
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