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2017 Program Themes

February

Romeo y Julieta by Eden Enterprises

Eden Enterprises showcases their most popular work--the cross-cultural, bilingual presentation of Shakespeare's seminal tale of star-crossed lovers.

March

World Water Day

Norma Guzman of El Paso Water Utilities/TecH2O Learning Center will give a presentation about water conservation in El Paso. TecH2O aims to provide education and training to foster understanding and appreciation of total water management in the Chihuahuan Desert.

April

The Heresy of Love by Helen Edmundson

This month’s program coincides with the opening performance for the 2017 Siglo de Oro Drama Festival. Inspired by the life of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, The Heresy of Love takes place in 17th-century Mexico. However, its poignant themes are relevant to contemporary discussion topics such as censorship and women’s rights. Join us for a lively discussion following the play. Performed by Illinois State University School of Theater (US, in English)

May

New Museum Exhibits-Formative Assessment

Talk about the interim exhibits and give your input to the planning of our permanent exhibits for the museum.

June

El Chamizal: Wild River, Disputed Land by Eden Enterprises

A musical/dance performance interpreting the story of Chamizal National Memorial

July

Buffalo Soldiers program

Following the U.S. Civil War, regiments of African-American men known as buffalo soldiers served on the western frontier, battling Indians and protecting settlers. Learn the history of Buffalo Soldiers in our area.

August

New Chamizal National Memorial Outreach Plan

Be part of the planning.

September

San Patricios and the Battle for Mexico City program.

Come learn the history and discuss the significance.

October

50th Anniversary of the US/Mexico Land Exchange Resulting from the Chamizal Convention

Come learn what the real impacts were.

November

TBD

Stay tuned. Something exciting is being planned.

December

A Barrio Christmas by Eden Enterprises.

A theatrical retelling of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol set in present time and local culture.

Last updated: March 16, 2017

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