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.

Judy reads her poetry Nov. 26th at Dance Mission Theater

Judy reads her poetry at Dance Mission Theater

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.

If you went to the event, we welcome you to share your thoughts about Judy’s reading on our community forum.  If not, you can find a description and more photos here.

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