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Latina Performance to be Held at Rose Hill


O’Keefe Commons on Fordham’s Rose Hill campus will be alive with readings and performances by three legendary artists on Thursday, November 17.

The 1 p.m. showcase will feature:

-Magdalena Gomez, author of Dancing in My Cockroach Killers and artistic director of Teatro V!da and a National Endowment of Arts master artist.

-Josefina Baez, author of Dominicanish and founder/artistic director of Ay Ombe Theatre Groupe.

-Alina Troyano, aka Carmelita Tropicana, author of I, Carmelita Tropicana: Performing Between Cultures (Beacon Press, 2000) and Obie award winner.

The performance, which is sponsored by the department of Modern Languages and Literature, is free and open to the public. A reception will follow. For more information, call (718) 817-2698

—Patrick Verel


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