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LA Times Feature!

Click here to go to article 'They Shoot Mexicans, Don't They?' leads a monthlong look at Latino representation Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times Rose Portillo, left, Gilbert Saldivar, Melinna Bobadilla, Annaliese Chavez Tusken, Stephani Candelaria and Mike Naydoe Pinedo rehearse "They Shoot Mexicans, Don't They?" at the San Gabriel…

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KCET Feature

An Authentic Californio Experience: The Latin Wave Series by Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo May 16, 2017 The San Gabriel Mission Playhouse opened its three-week Latin Wave series Sunday, May 7th with a screening of the silent film classic, “The Gaucho,” starring Douglas Fairbanks and Lupe Vélez. The film is the perfect teaser…

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KPCC’s Off-Ramp Feature

Reckon with L.A.'s Spanish Fantasy Past with 'They Shoot Mexican's Don't They?' by Off-Ramp® May 15 2017 Theresa Chavez, director and co-writer of the play "They Shoot Mexicans, Don't They?" Last week we spoke to longtime Angelino and descendant of Californios Theresa Chavez about her role in producing ​The Latin Wave, a series of productions and events…

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San Gabriel Valley Tribune Feature

‘The Latin Wave’ takes a look at LA history, stereotypes Juan Parada (left to right), Rose Portillo and Melinna Bobadilla in a scene from “They Shoot Mexicans, Don’t They?” Parada's role of Raoul de Ramirez will be played by Gilbert Saldivar during “The Latin Wave: Exploring Myth, Illusion and Cultural…

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LA Taco Feature

LATIN WAVE ~ MAY 7 – 21 AT THE SAN GABRIEL MISSION PLAYHOUSE L.A. TACO APRIL 24, 2017 The Latin Wave program at the historic San Gabriel Mission Playhouse is comprised of a series of events that explores Latino stereotypes in film, media and beyond and runs from May 7…

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