CHIRLA’s “Immi Art – A Celebration of Our Immigrant Heritage” also closing
Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California announced today that CHIRLA will present the continuation of their “Immigration Art Night – A Celebration of Our Immigrant Heritage,” (which begins June 21 at CHIRLA) on June 22 to kick off the final weekend of “Bordertown Now” performances. The same evening, a post-performance talk will be held with multidisciplinary artists Xicanx Sun Cha and Gabriella Sanchez to discuss art as space and catalyst of identity exploration and experimentation curated by House of Arts and Ideas.
CHIRLA’s “Immi Art” pre-show is a celebration of immigrant heritage through various art forms and is an opportunity to showcase immigrant artists and their work, focusing on the themes of protest and resistance along with the themes of love, family and culture.
Participating artists include:
-Award-winning cartoonist, Lalo Alcaraz (art form).
-Award winning filmmakers Juan Martinez Vera (Short Film) and Anike Tourse (Short Film).
-Miyo Stevens-Gandara (Painting/Photography).
-Paulina Ruiz (Spoken Word).
-Briana Meli (Marionette Art Piece).
-Ballet Folklorico (Dance).
“Bordertown Now” continues performances through Sunday June 24 at Pasadena Playhouse.