Judy Grahn Reads Poetry at Dance Mission Theater
December 28, 2011
On November 26th, Dance Mission Theater hosted Las Guardianas de la Vida, a Bay Area event recognizing the UN’s annual International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The event featured poetry readings by Judy Grahn, Genny Lim and Nina Serrano.
The show opened with an invocation by Yoruba chief, author and professor Luisah Teish, followed by the poetry readings. Other featured art included Latin music by Bay Area singer-songwriters Maria Loreto, MamaKoatl and Marta Sevilla; theater by Circulo Cultural; folkloric dance by Maria Luna and modern dance by Maica Folch and Paloma Parra; an interactive sewing piece by Circulo Mujeres de Horas Felices; and the paintings of Hersalia Cantoral.