Problema #1070: Reflections on an Arizona State of Mind

Thursday, August 12: 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
2868 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA

Poet/MC Yosimar Reyes leads a night of creative expression by Bay Area theater practitioners, spoken word artists, poets and graphic activators who will tackle questions surrounding the recent rash of xenophobic laws and vigilante attacks on Latino communities in Arizona, Utah, and California.

Featuring acts y/o poemas by headRush Productions (xago juarez & Rosa González), Mamacoatl, Social Irruption, Somos (BRWN BFLO), Jack Hirschman, Adrian “Ariazona” and many others.

The lobby will feature screen prints from local graphic artists celebrating popular resistance to Arizona’s recent anti-Latino laws. Featured artists include: Jesús Barraza, Melanie Cervantes, Gato, Art Hazelwood, Christo Oropeza, Calixto Robles, and more.

Problema #1070 is a co-production of the Center for Political Education and the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts. Proceeds to benefit the San Francisco Immigrant Rights Defense Committee.


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