SpeakeasyDC’s “Wetbacks, Aliens & Towelheads: True Stories from the First Generation” Performance Comes to Montgomery College Wednesday, March 31

 

Montgomery College’s Paul Peck Humanities Institute presents “Wetbacks, Aliens, & Towelheads: True Stories from the First Generation” on Wednesday, March 31 at 7 p.m. As part of SpeakeasyDC’s Our City, Our Stories Project, this event will be held in the Theatre Arts Arena at Montgomery College’s Rockville Campus, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Md. Free and open to the public, “Wetbacks, Aliens, & Towelheads: True Stories from the First Generation” features five artists telling true stories about being children of immigrant parents or immigrants themselves. Featured at the 2010 Intersections Arts Festival at Atlas Performing Arts Center recently, the performance was one of the most popular shows of the highly regarded three-week festival celebrating the defiance of boundaries associated with gender, race, age and class.
SpeakeasyDC (formerly Washington Storytellers Theatre) is a nonprofit arts organization based in Washington, D.C. The organization’s mission is to give voice to people’s life experiences, support artistic expression, build community, and contribute to DC’s cultural capital and creative economy by promoting and teaching the art of autobiographical storytelling.
For more information about the “Wetbacks, Aliens, & Towelheads: True Stories from the First Generation” performance go to

http://www.speakeasydc.com/2010/02/wetbacks-aliens-towelheads-true-stories-from-the-first-generation/. To find out more about SpeakeasyDC’s Our City, Our Stories Project, go to http://www.speakeasydc.com/community-programs/our-city-our-stories-project/.
To request disability accommodations, please contact esther.schwartz-mckinzie@montgomerycollege.edu or call 240 567-5170 by March 24.

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