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Bilingual Theatre Performance "Mi Vida Gitana" September 20

September 19, 2006

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MACOMB, IL - - Western Illinois University’s Casa Latina Cultural Center will present the bilingual play “Mi Vida Gitana,” performed by Teatro Milagro, an international touring theatre company of the Miracle Theatre Group, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20 in the original WIU theatre located in Sherman Hall, third floor.

“Mi Vida Gitana” tells the story of a cross-cultural romance between an American boy and a young Spanish gypsy girl. Charlie is new to Spain and forced to move in with his mother after being kicked out of military school. He finds solace in the street life of Pamplona, where he meets Liliana.

The Miracle Group, established in 1985 in Portland (OR), created Teatro Milagro to address worldwide issues and promote global unity with dynamic plays infused with Latino culture, Spanish language and original music.

For more information call the Casa Latina Cultural Center at 309/298-3379.

Mi Vida Gitana is sponsored by the Casa Latina Cultural Center, Latin American Student Organization, Tradicion Hispana Dance Troupe, foreign languages and literatures department and WESTEC.

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