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Who Will Dance With Pancho Villa
Will Dance With Pancho Villa is a play about an urban Chicano
struggling to understand his self and his place in the family
history, a history of warriors, fighters, strugglers over oppression
and discrimination. He is gifted and educated but conflicted and
repressed. Afraid to show his emotions it takes his mother's near
death experience of a heart attack and the visitation of the spirits
of his long dead relatives to help him realize that he still can
dance, love and learn to forgive. Who Will Dance With Pancho Villa
was originally produced by the Castillo Theater Company, New York
City, in May of 1994 and produced a second time by the New Latino
Visions theater company in April of 1997 at Brooklyn College.
Paperback - A suspense novel
When the boys got in trouble she
always got them out. But smuggling refugees is a whole new game.
Mill Rats is an easy to read book with a good
storyline and interesting characters set against the backdrop of the steel
mills. There are very few books of any type about steel mills. And, not nearly
enough books by and about Latinos.
steel mills around Chicago are built on Lake Michigan and they all have their
own docks. In 1978 five steel mill workers “mill rats” become involved with
smuggling a political refugee out of communist Russia.
grows into a modern day underground railway for escapees from behind the iron
curtain until the mill rats discover they are in more trouble than they every
imagined possible. When they try to stop, their lives are threatened. They have
no choice but to find the toughest person they’d even known, Lena Ramirez. She’d
left The Region when she was sixteen after a knife fight found two girls
seriously injured. Unwillingly, Lena returns to The Region to help her old
friends attempt an escape from the Russian Mob, the police and enemies old and