Teatro Si presentsBallet Mestizo... the Best of Colómbia Saturday, April 297:30 p.m. Wilkins TheatreMestizo Ballet represents the varied cultural traditions of all Colombians, from the indigenous Indian people to the Spanish conquistadors who invaded the country in the 18th century to the African slaves imported by the conquerors. The dances and spectacular costumes evoke the heart, spirit and uninhibited sensuality of a joyful and optimistic people. Don’t miss this joyous celebration of Hispanic culture. Command of the Spanish language is not required to enjoy this hot show.Public: $25; Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Senior: $25; Student, Child: $18
Al Madrigal and Mimi GonzalezThursday, February 238 p.m. Little TheatreFocusing on his unique Latino experience in America, Madrigal bridges the cultural divide with humor and lyricism. He is on the Comedy Central tour. Other appearances include Shorties Watching Shorties and Premium Blend on Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Friday on NBC, Latino Laugh Festival the Show on SiTv, Comedy Minutos on HBO Latino and his own Comedy Central Presents special that aired January, 2005.
Gonzalez has toured the U.S. twice and was hired to entertain the military in Japan, Bosnia and Kosovo. Her Latin-hybrid roots, funky feminism and no-genders-barred approach to sexuality have narrowed her career options to either a straight-jacket model or a stand-up comic. She’s been seen on Galavision’s Que Loco & Funny is Funny, Comedy Central’s Women Aloud and NBC’s Today Show. Public: $20; Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Senior: $15; Students, Child $10. For mature audiences.