Chicago Latino Theater Alliance presents: Destinos al Aire/American Curious
2343 S Throop St, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
The Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) presents “Destinos al Aire” a live open air and socially distanced celebration of Latino theatre, music, film and culture to kick-off Latino Heritage Month celebration. This Latino arts extravaganza is presented in collaboration with National Museum of Mexican Art, International Latino Cultural Center, Puerto Rican Arts Alliance, Lead Sponsor Goodman Theatre and Supporting Sponsor Xfinity.
“Destinos al Aire” will be emceed by WGN-TV Around Town reporter Ana Belaval and comedian/producer Mike Oquendo. Artists with local Latino companies Aguijón Theater, Repertorio
Latino Theater Company, Teatro Vista and UrbanTheater Company will introduce live vignettes of their work with a special video message. Cielito Lindo Family Folk Music will perform live and the evening will close with a screening of “American Curious”, the 2018 Chicago Latino Film Festival Audience Choice Winner, starring Mexican actress Ana Claudia Talancón, and Jordan Belfi (“Grey’s Anatomy,” “Entourage”).
About the film "American Curious":
A Chicago-based stand-up comedian, David Green, finds out that the Mexican biological mother he never knew has passed away and left him a restaurant in Mexico City. David travels to Mexico where, with the help of Sol, the restaurant’s chef, he embarks on a journey in search of his roots and the secret recipe for a soup created by his mother.
Mexico / 2017 / 85 min.
Directed by Gabylu Lara
Genre: Comedy / Romance
English & Spanish w/ English Subtitles
Doors open at 5:30pm, live performances begin at 6:00pm and film screening at 7:30pm. From the safety of your own vehicle, you'll be able to order food and beverages to be delivered directly to you. Audiences may bring lawn chairs to sit outside alongside their vehicle, adhering to social distance and masks requirements. Get your tickets before they're gone!!
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