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San Francisco, Mi Amor!

Written & Performed by Monica Palacios

Friday, November 20, 2015 - Saturday, November 21, 2015 | 8:00 pm

Monica happily reunites with René Yañez and the Galería De La Raza for a production of, San Francisco, Mi Amor!, a comedic look back at a groundbreaking career during a remarkable time in LGBTQ and Chicana history.
Renowned Chicana lesbian writer/performer Monica Palacios returns to the city by the bay, the birthplace of her queer comedy career with her new work in progress: San Francisco, Mi Amor!, produced by Galería De La Raza and Artist René Yañez. San Francisco, Mi Amor! is a homecoming to Monica's 1980's: San Francisco State, Gay Comedy Night at the Valencia Rose Cabaret, lusting for women making her burritos at Taqueria La Cumbre, performing comedy during the AIDS crisis, waitressing at Pier 39, birthing the comedy troupe Culture Clash, meeting and auditioning for Edward James Olmos on 24th Street, grooming her mullet and mucho mucho mas!

Monica happily reunites with René Yañez and the Galería De La Raza for a production of, San Francisco, Mi Amor!, a comedic look back at a groundbreaking career during a remarkable time in LGBTQ and Chicana history.

Tix: www.monicapalacios.eventbrite.com

Renowned Chicana lesbian writer/performer Monica Palacios returns to the city by the bay, the birthplace of her queer comedy career with her new work in progress: San Francisco, Mi Amor!, produced by Galería De La Raza and Artist René Yañez. San Francisco, Mi Amor! is a homecoming to Monica's 1980's: San Francisco State, Gay Comedy Night at the Valencia Rose Cabaret, lusting for women making her burritos at Taqueria La Cumbre, performing comedy during the AIDS crisis, waitressing at Pier 39, birthing the comedy troupe Culture Clash, meeting and auditioning for Edward James Olmos on 24th Street, grooming her mullet and mucho mucho mas!

Artist Biography:

International hip chick Monica Palacios is the creator of solo shows, plays, screenplays, short stories, stand-up comedy, poems, essays, blogs featuring the Latina/o LGBTQ experience. National and international scholars have critically engaged her work in academic journals, books, dissertations and conference panels. Monica has taught at UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, UC Riverside, Loyola Marymount University, Claremont College, Pomona College, California State University Los Angeles and American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Palacios was awarded a prestigious Postdoctoral Rockefeller Fellowship from the Chicano Studies Institute at UC Santa Barbara. A highly anthologized writer with three new publications:  Mujeres de Maiz Zine Madre, Mother Spring 2015; Out Latina Lesbians, Sinister Wisdom Journal Summer 2015; and Jota Anthology by Korima Press 2016. Monica was nominated for GO Magazine’s 100 Women We Love 2015; selected one of the 41 LGBTQ Latina/o 2014 Role Models by Honor41.org; nominated 2014 LGBT Pride Month Local Heroes, KCET; and selected as Latinas of Influence 2013 by HispanicLifestyle.com. In 2012 Palacios was honored by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa for 3 decades of groundbreaking Chicana lesbian performance.  Palacios continues to tour with her solo show, "Queer Latina Love & Revolution" and is promoting her new play, "I Kissed Chavela Vargas." www.monicapalacios.com

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PRESS STATEMENT: Monica Palacios in "San Francisco, Mi Amor!"
November 4, 2015 - Monica Palacios, Galerķa de la Raza

Galería de la Raza & René Yañez present 

Monica Palacios in “San Francisco, Mi Amor!

November 20 & 21 \\ 8PM at Galería de la Raza (2857 24th Street San Francisco, CA  94110) 

Renowned Chicana lesbian writer/performer Monica Palacios returns to the city by the bay, the birthplace of her queer comedy career with her new work in progress: San Francisco, Mi Amor!, a comedic look back at a groundbreaking career during a remarkable time in LGBTQ and Chicana history. 

Produced by Galería De La Raza and artist René Yañez.

Ticketswww.monicapalacios.eventbrite.com

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