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Fighting COVID-19 with Laughter and Totally Fake Latino News: Episode 1

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In the mood for a 10-minute dose of laughter to combat isolation? Welcome to the world and minds of Culture Clash’s Totally Fake Latino News, featuring Speedy Gonzales, Dolores Huerta, Nacho Libre, Coyote Barney and much more! Watch Episode 1 below. 

Title of Work: Totally Fake Latino News, Episode 1
Presented By: Culture Clash
Originally Presented: June 15, 2020
Edited By: Pablo Prietto
Curated By: Richard Montoya
Comissioned By: La Jolla Playhouse WOW

About Culture Clash
Culture Clash is a Chicano/Latino performance troupe composed of the writers- satirists Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas, and Herbert Sigüenza.

About this Series
Culture Clash offers 10-minute doses of levity, poetics and payasadas (clowning), from their homes and streets of SoCal and beyond, courtesy of Latino Performance Trio, Richard Montoya, Ricardo Salinas and Herbert Siguenza. Watch them chronicle the isolation, joys and gut wrenching response to protests on the nations streets against police brutality as they stand in fierce support for Black Lives Matter. Their fake news exists in a pandemic-ready format and can be very real. "The Totally Fake Latino News with Culture Clash” is part of La Jolla Playhouse’s acclaimed Without Walls (WOW) program, a series of digitally-delivered productions.

 

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