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September 2022

Paper Sons: Tales of Chain Migration in Tucson with Li Yang

September 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Desertview Theater, 39900 Clubhouse Drive
Tucson, AZ 85739 United States
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A “paper son” is a term used for young Chinese immigrants coming to the United States prior to 1943 who claimed to be a son of a citizen but were, in fact, sons on paper only. In 1882, the Chinese Exclusion Act was passed to curb Chinese immigration to the U.S. The passage of this federal law and many other legislations subsequently ushered in a long period in the U.S. history when the Chinese were systematically and severely restricted from…

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October 2022

Dia de los Muertos Storytelling with Zarco Guerrero

October 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Desertview Theater, 39900 Clubhouse Drive
Tucson, AZ 85739 United States
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Dia de Los Muertos is a highly celebrated and significant holiday held throughout Mexico, Latin America and the Southwest. It is a day when homage is paid with prayers, offerings of food and the building of altars to those who have gone before us. Join Zarco and his unique masked characters as they celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with hilarious and moving story telling. Among the characters making appearances are: the poetry spouting “El Vato Poeta,”…

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