Category Archives: theater

Voting from jail in California

On the week before the November 6th general election, we visit Men’s Central Jail in downtown L.A. to witness a first-time-ever push by a coalition of community organizations and volunteers to register inmates and former felons who are eligible to … Continue reading

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unique little endeavors

Sara was walking through the park looking for a place to photograph a tin house when she noticed a life-size plastic horse being pulled up a ravine on a stretcher by a small team of uniformed rappelers with helmets. As … Continue reading

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translations in Mexican art

          Listen to this show and be treated to a sonic journey into translations between languages, media, and landscapes as we map an eclectic sampling of Mexican artists whose work is currently featured around Los Angeles…. … Continue reading

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4/19/2011: holding council

On this installment of Hear in the City, we experience the Native American tradition of council in a non-traditional setting: a high school classroom just east of the Greyhound station in one of L.A.’s oldest schoolhouses, Metropolitan High where student … Continue reading

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1/10/2011: PTSD and “Macho Like Me”

Helie Lee: Macho Like Me

Los Angeles author Helie Lee is 1.5 generation Korean American. Several years ago, Helie spent two harrowing years in China and in Seoul planning to help her family defect from North Korea. Helie’s latest undertaking is a one-woman performance that … Continue reading

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11/29/2010: projects that fill a void

Pinches Mentirosas Sisters

We visit Casa 0101, a small but powerful theater in Boyle Heights where Latinas exercise freedom of creative expression in an ongoing project called P.M.S. (Pinches Mentirosas Sisters)

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