My fourth Santiago Loza play was “Mal de montaña,” and I saved it for a new post because it’s a good lead-in to a larger artistic phenomenon I’ve been noticing here.
Santiago Loza is at his most comfortable writing monologues, and the first three plays I saw were in some ways so similar as to be predictable: a 50-minute monologue spoken by a woman to whom life has been somehow unfriendly. But also happily predictable was the way in which these characters’ different voices were unusual, strange and beautiful and very very funny.
The seventh annual report, which ranked 197 countries based on 31 different types of human rights violations, found that 34 nations pose an “extreme risk” of human rights violations to their populations — a 70 percent increase over the past six years. Maplecroft attributes the substantial increase to a rise in socio-economic protests, including a continued crackdown on political dissent by security forces.
NEW YORK CITY | La Mama e.t.c and Kinding Sindaw are presenting a #HaiyanRelief fundraising benefit. I will serve as the host. The event will benefit the victims of Haiyan/Yolanda. All proceeds will go to NAFCONUSA #HaiyanRelief fund# nafconusa.org NAFCON is a national multi-issue alliance of Filipino organizations and individuals in the United States serving …
Proceeds will go to International Rescue Committee (rescue.org)