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October 18, 2006

Real Women Have Curves at Gavilan College

WHO: The Gavilan College Theatre Club, "TADA"

WHAT: Will be giving a staged reading of Josephina Lopez' "Real Women Have Curves". "This is the story of Ana, a first generation Mexican-American teenager on the verge of becoming a woman. She lives in the predominately Latino community of East Los Angeles. Freshly graduated from high school, Ana receives a full scholarship to Columbia University. Her very traditional, old-world parents feel that now is the time for Ana to help provide for the family, not the time for college. Torn between her mainstream ambitions and her cultural heritage she agrees to work with her mother at her sister's downtown LA sewing factory. Over the summer she learns to admire the hardworking team of women who teach her solidarity and teamwork. Still at odds with what her mother expects of her, Ana realizes that leaving home to continue her education is essential to finding her place proudly in the world as an American and Chicana". This play will be directed and read by Gavilan College Theatre students.

WHEN: Monday, October 23rd at 6:30p.

WHERE: The Gavilan Theatre is located on the Gavilan College main campus, 5055 Santa Teresa Blvd. Gilroy, CA 95020.

TICKET INFORMATION: This is a free event. No tickets are necessary. Parking on campus requires a permit. The permit cost is 75 cents and permits may be obtained at the machine in parking lot A off of Mesa Rd.

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Last modified: August 17, 2011
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