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ART GALLERY OPENING: LATIN AMERICAN ART FESTIVAL AT THE REP
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29 @6PM-7PM
 
We are proud to showcase art from regional artists that highlights the cultural richness of Latin America. The exhibit aims to strengthen and honor the heritage of the Hispanic community, while showcasing the diversity of art that is being made on both sides of the border. Join us pre-show this evening for the opening reception and a chance to meet the artists! This exhibition will be on view in the Lyceum Upper Gallery from MARCH 29- APRIL 23, 2017. The featured artists will also be exhibiting in the 3RD ANNUAL LATIN AMERICAN ARTS FESTIVAL at Liberty Station on April 1st-2nd.

TALKIN' THEATRE WITH TODD: THE MOST PRODUCED LATINA PLAYWRIGHT IN AMERICA
THURSDAY, MARCH 30 @7PM BEFORE THE 8PM PERFORMANCE

Playwright KAREN ZACARÍAS is the most produced Latina playwright in America. Her plays have been seen in Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Denver, Atlanta, Portland and Costa Mesa. REP Associate Director TODD SALOVEY interviews Karen about her plays, her creative process and the unique challenge of adapting this 2012 One Book One, San Diego selection from a novel to the stage.

One Book, One San Diego is a community reading program and a partnership between KPBS and San Diego Libraries. The purpose of the program is to encourage residents to join together in the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book.

ART GALLERY OPENING: ON THE EDGE ART COLLECTIVE
FRIDAY, MARCH 31 @6:45PM BEFORE THE 8PM PERFORMANCE

A group of local artists who utilize unconventional spaces for pop up exhibitions in San Diego call themselves ON THE EDGE ART COLLECTIVE. We are pleased to host their newest art exhibition, which features work inspired by our production of Into the Beautiful North. Join us for the opening reception to meet these artists and discover their visual responses to the work onstage. This exhibition will be on view in the Lyceum Lower Gallery from MARCH 31- APRIL 23, 2017.

PLAYWRIGHTS PROJECT: A HERO’S QUEST
SATURDAY, APRIL 1 @7PM BEFORE THE 8PM PERFORMANCE

The esteemed San Diego arts group PLAYWRIGHTS PROJECT advances literacy, creativity, communication and rehabilitation by empowering individuals to voice their stories through theatre. Tonight the Project shares the fruits of the work from their Arts in Corrections program. Professional actors will perform short scripts written by participants in the corrections program about heroic journeys and epic adventures that were inspired by the novel Into the Beautiful North.


A LIVE DANCE MINI CONCERT
TUESDAY, APRIL 4 @ 6PM BEFORE THE 7PM SHOW

Enjoy the grace and style of one of San Diego’s preeminent Mexican folk dance groups. BALLET FOLKLORICO LIBERTAD, formed in 2008, provides affordable, competitive dance instruction to youth within the Logan Heights community and instills work ethic, discipline and pride in Mexican heritage.

OPENING NIGHT PARTY
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5 AFTER THE 7PM PERFORMANCE

After the opening night performance, join the cast, crew and REP staff in the newly remodeled Lyceum lobbies to celebrate! Grab a drink and a bite to eat and mingle with the artists, patrons and fans.

SAM’S SALON: IMMIGRATION IN THE TIME OF TRUMP
THURSDAY, APRIL 6 @7PM BEFORE THE 8PM PERFORMANCE

As a border town, San Diego is home to many organizations and activists that study immigration on a global scale and offer assistance and support to immigrants coming to the US. Join REP Artistic Director SAM WOODHOUSE for an intimate conversation about the very latest challenges, policies and realities of immigrating to the United States. Sam’s guests will be ENRIQUE MORONES, Founder and Director of Border Angels, DR. EVERARD MEADE, Director of the Trans-Border Institute at USD and EDWARD ORENDAIN, Immigration Attorney and Founder of the Law Office of Edward Orendain.
 
Sam’s Salon is Sponsored by SUZANNE AND LAWRENCE HESS


MEET THE ARTISTS
FRIDAY, APRIL 7 AFTER THE 8PM PERFORMANCE

After the show, join the cast of Into the Beautiful North for an open discussion of the work onstage. REP Associate Producer and Casting Director KIM HEIL will host. Share your thoughts and responses to the evening’s entertainment.
Enjoy the show and support a remarkable institution right in our own backyard! Join AMIGOS DEL REP, an ensemble of local Latino artists, for a post-show drink in honor of BORDER ANGELS, an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization that advocates for human rights, humane immigration reform and social justice with a special focus on issues related to the US-Mexican border. 15% of all single ticket sales for this performance will go to benefit the work of this impactful organization.


MEET THE REP INTERNS
SUNDAY APRIL 9TH 1:15PM BEFORE THE 2PM PERFORMANCE

Meet the San Diego REP Interns and learn about the engaging work The REP is doing in partnership with SAN DIEGO HIGH SCHOOL’S AVID program. The REP Interns will share their experiences working on in the artistic department and on The REP’s marketing street team. As first generation college students, The REP Interns will speak about connecting the skills they are developing at The REP with their future college plans.
Since 1918, JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES has been a trusted community resource for individuals and families in times of need. After the show, join us in our newly remodeled lobby for a glass of wine. Meet the local leaders of the organization and learn the details of the group’s important community outreach work. 15% of all single ticket sales for this performance will go to benefit Jewish Family Services.


REP YOUR PRIDE
FRIDAY, APRIL 14 AFTER THE 8PM PERFORMANCE

Through the vision, dedication and hard work of their supporters, the NORTH COUNTY LGBTQ RESOURCE CENTER became a reality in 2011 with the focused goal of providing support groups for youth, seniors and military service members, HIV/AIDS testing and prevention, counseling and civil rights advocacy. After the show, join us in the lower lobby for a glass of wine and opportunity to meet the executive director of this outstanding community group. 15% of all single tickets sales for this performance will go to bene t NORTH COUNTY LGBTQ RESOURCE CENTER.
 
REP Your Pride is Sponsored by GAY SAN DIEGO

MEET THE AUTHOR

Join us after the show as we welcome Luis Alberto Urrea back to his stomping ground and sit down to discuss his novel Into the Beautiful North. Urrea, who has been hailed by NPR as a "literary badass" and a "master storyteller with a rock and roll heart," uses his bi-cultural life experiences to explore greater themes of love, loss and triumph. 


FREE BEER FRIDAY

Enjoy the performance of Into the Beautiful North, then stick around for a beer from one of San Diego’s award-winning breweries.

 

 

 
 
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