Tag Archives: mexico

The Backstory of “Dreamers” Onstage at Brava

Brava Theater will host two performances of Gary Soto’s In and Out of Shadows this Sunday, featuring several young actors who have had personal experiences with the themes the musical explores: Being undocumented, living as an...
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Celebrating the Virgen de Guadalupe

Hundreds of people gathered at Mission Dolores early Wednesday morning, many with roses for the Virgen de Guadalupe. Dec. 12 marks the annual celebration of the appearance of the Virgen in Mexico in the area...
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Friends and Family Celebrate Caesar Chuc’s Life

Caesar Chuc, the beloved neighborhood cook who moved from Mexico to the United States to provide his family with a better life, passed away this week at San Francisco General Hospital. He was 39 years...
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Witnessing the Mexican Presidential Election

Two days before the election, my family and I were sitting in the living room. Our conversation was suddenly drowned out by a mix of noises from outside -- car horns honking, people chanting far...
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Mary and Joseph, as Illegal Immigrants

La Posarela, a musical play, deals with homelessness, undocumented immigration through the biblical journey of Mary and Joseph. The play starts at 7 p.m. Dec. 11 and Dec. 12 at the Community Music Center in...
Photo by Marcia Perskie, courtesy of Nation Books

Quakes, Strikes and Power: John Ross’s Mexico City

The veteran journalist reads from his new book about Mexico City, El Monstruo, at Modern Times bookstore Wednesday night.