Posts tagged "poetry"

Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" en español

Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" en español
This week I attended the FIL, the Guadalajara International Book Fair, considered the most important book festival in the Spanish-language. There I had the unique opportunity to see Mexican actor, Diego Luna, perform “Howl” by Allen Ginsberg in Spanish. You may recall Luna from such movies as “Y tu mamá también” and he also had... Read more »

Gil Scott-Heron's Revolution...¡Que viva la revolución!

La revolución will not be televisedYou will not see la revolución on Fox News, CNN or even UnivisiónLa revolución is not telenovelas, reality TV or talk radio La revolución is not Sarah-zonaLa revolución is not Jan Brewer’s SB1070La revolución will not be upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court La revolución is not Cinco de MayoLa... Read more »

The Sins of Sor Juana tells the story of one of Mexico's greatest icons

From the Goodman Theatre “I think God wants women to learn,” Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz tells a fellow nun in the convent. “Why?” the sister asks. “Because why else would we ask why?” Sor Juana replies. This is a scene from “The Sins of Sor Juana,” a play about the imagined life of... Read more »