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Follow This Storyteller as She Describes Life in Rio Grande Valley, Dallas, and San Antonio

Do you believe in aliens? Do you believe in love? Do you believe in yourself? These are just a few of the questions that Marisela Barrera asks during Tejana Rasquacha, a theatrical storytelling event based upon the author’s life. Check it out on Saturday, December 22nd at 8:00 p.m.

Inspired by true events, Tejana Rasquacha chronicles Barrera’s Tejana life, from a small town in the Rio Grande Valley, to Dallas and finally her home in San Antonio. Think Spalding Gray meets Gloria Anzaldúa and Michele Serros while harmonizing with Guillermo Gómez-Peña. Tejana Rasquacha features live music by Jaime Ramirez.

Marisela Barrera is a theater artist, writer and educator who has created Tex-Mex stories for over twenty years. She is a genre-fluid writer who has created a number of works, including original stage plays, stage adaptations of novels and short stories, creative fiction and nonfiction, hybrid journalism, and much more.

Tejana Rasquacha will be held at Jump-Start Performance Company. Jump-Start is dedicated to the discovery and support of new ideas in the arts and arts education. By encouraging visionary thought and non-traditional approaches, Jump-Start is committed to the creation of art that is a lasting voice of diverse cultures and communities.

Get a new perspective on local life at this one-woman show! Tickets to Tejana Rasquacha start at 10 dollars and may be purchased online.

At Chroma Apartments in San Antonio, Texas, we believe it’s important to integrate yourself into the community, which is why we suggest attending this event. Meeting new people, having unfamiliar experiences, and joining neighborhood activities is the key to an exceptional lifestyle.

Event Time/Date:
Saturday, December 22, 2018—8:00 PM

Event Venue Location:
Jump-Start Performance Company
710 Fredericksburg Road
San Antonio, Texas 78201

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