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Día de Muertos

Milagro Theatre 525 SE Stark St, Portland, OR, United States

Día de Muertos is a time of joyous reunión! We welcome and celebrate those who have passed before us, and honor their memory with laughter and tears. In Season38, Milagro will explore the topic of rebirth and renewal, commemorated with altars, crafts workshops, concerts, poetry readings, a Día de Muertos documentary, and showings of Muertos…

La Bici

Milagro Theatre 525 SE Stark St, Portland, OR, United States

La Bici is an episodic video play that brings together ideas of bike safety and how it relates to the repurposing of art and community. All following the main character, La Bici- a repurposed city bike- through stories, songs, and skits to connect and educate our community. Presented in collaboration with the Central Eastside Industrial…

Dreaming In Oregon

El Zócalo 537 SE Stark Street, Portland, OR, United States

The panel discussion will cover the unique challenges DACA-mented individuals face in Oregon and the resources available at the state and local level. The panel includes current Portland State University Students, SOAR Immigration services representatives, and will be moderated by Dr. Oscar Fernandez, Professor at Portland State University. Moderator: Dr. Óscar Fernández Dr. Óscar Fernández (University…

UndocuVision

El Zócalo 537 SE Stark Street, Portland, OR, United States

Join us for an evening of stories about the Undocumented experience in the U.S. in this series of short films made by members of the Undocumented Filmmakers Collective, a group of undocumented filmmakers working in communities across the country. The screening includes exclusive virtual introductions to the films by the filmmakers themselves. Mojosito and Me…

Antigone At The Border

Milagro Theatre 525 SE Stark St, Portland, OR, United States

An adaptation of Sophocles’ Antigone, set in modern day, near the U.S.-Mexico border. This work centralizes themes of immigration and families affected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. The Antigone at The Border espectáculo will enter into conversations regarding immigration, listening to stories from those affected by it. We will be holding…

Vitalidad Dance Workshop

El Zócalo 537 SE Stark Street, Portland, OR, United States

Vitalidad Co-founders, Carolina and Jamal, will be teaching the 90 minute course on Merengue and Bachata. These two dances are partner dances from the Dominican Republic and are great examples of Dominican culture that are fun and family oriented. ABOUT VITALIDAD MOVEMENT ARTS CENTER Vitalidad Movement Arts Center (VMAC) was founded by Carolina and Jamal…

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‘Massacre River’ Screening w/ Panel Discussion

El Zócalo 537 SE Stark Street, Portland, OR, United States

 ABOUT MASSACRE RIVER  This character-driven documentary that takes place in the Dominican Republic and Haiti, two ethnically and culturally distinct countries that have been forced to share an island since colonial times. The film follows Pikilina, a Dominican born woman of Haitian descent, and her family. Racial and political violence erupt when the country of…

City Without Altar

Milagro Theatre 525 SE Stark St, Portland, OR, United States

Milagro is proud to produce the world premiere of City Without Altar by award winning, Dominican-American playwright, Jasminne Mendez. City Without Altar is a two-act play in verse that amplifies the voices and experiences of victims, survivors and living ancestors of the 1937 Haitian Massacre that occurred along the northwest Dominican/Haitian border during the Trujillo…

Colorism in the Latino Community Conversation

El Zócalo 537 SE Stark Street, Portland, OR, United States

The Conversation on Colorism and Bias in the Latino community is a pre-show event for Milagro’s production of City Without Altar. The play examines issues of racial identity and belonging within the Dominican- Haitian community along the border region of the Dominican Republic during the 1937 Haitian massacre. This conversation provides a forum for Latinos…

Mijita Friedita

Milagro Theatre 525 SE Stark St, Portland, OR, United States

<!-- REQUEST TO STREAM --> As a child during the Mexican Revolution, young Frida helps her mother to dress the wounds of soldiers and discovers the world of photography though her father. With the onset of Polio, her parents keep her away from bullies and other harm in the streets, but she is so lonely.…

Día de Muertos

Every year Milagro observes Día de Muertos with the premiere of a new production, altar display, and community events through the Central Eastside Muertos Celebration. Día de Muertos is a long-honored tradition with roots in Indigenous Mexican culture. Day of the Dead is observed annually in Mexican and other Latinoamerican cultures on November 2nd as…

Semillas

Milagro Theatre 525 SE Stark St, Portland, OR, United States

Semillas follows the story of Juan Carlos, a young man, born in a tiny Spanish village, who is filled with dreams to embrace all humanity. Face to face with the terrible reality of forest fires, Juan Carlos decides to abandon his 9 to 5 job to dedicate his life to reforestation. With the support of…