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  • Los espíritus melancólicos reposan al reunirse con otros espíritus afines. Se unen afectuosamente, como un extranjero al ver a un compatriota suyo en tierras lejanas. ~Khalil Gibran Lupe Velez/La Chica Boom photography on right by Hanna Quevedo

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  • Yesterday’s practice of being a stranger in a strange land at the Dallas Cowboy/Oakland Raider’s tailgate party was a failure. Not because it was bad (I had a great time), but because I didn’t feel like a stranger in a U.S. parking lot with Black and Latino Oakland Raider/Dallas Cowboy fans. I didn’t feel uncomfortable […]

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  • Nada me han enseñado los años, siempre caigo en los mismos errores otra vez a brindar con extraños y a llorar por los mismos dolores. -Jose Alfredo Jimenez Ten years in burlesque has provided me with an intimate knowledge of the political and emotional consequences of performing with/against the fictions structuring Mexican/Chicana female subjectivity.  Burlesque is touted […]

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