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Movie Night with Cantin-who?

Posted on September 10, 2014 | 0 comments

Movie Night with Cantin-who?

La Luna Nueva is a yearly opportunity to celebrate through art and culture the legacy of Latinos around the world. This year, Milagro is taking the opportunity to honor a legend who was born in Mexico but won hearts “Around the World in 80 days.” Join us Sep. 18, at 7pm, for this awesome FREE movie night, and bring the whole family! Mario Alfonso Fortino Moreno Reyes, better known in the Spanish-speaking world as “Cantinflas”, was an extraordinary artist whose talents included acting, producing and screenwriting, and...

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A chat about “Andean Dreams”

Posted on September 9, 2014 | 0 comments

A chat about “Andean Dreams”

La Luna Nueva is nearly here, and the opening act of this year’s celebration of Latinidad through art and culture is bound to be a unique opportunity for Portland audiences to travel in space and time to Tahuantisuyo, the ancient Incan empire and its continuing history. We were joined by the show’s creators for a brief chat on this amazing new performance. We know that Andean Dreams will be filled with Incan music, dance and legends. What motivated you to start this project?  Alex: Some of our most important motivation is...

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A hip hop video: DREAMSCAPE excerpt!

Posted on September 5, 2014 | 0 comments

La Luna Nueva is proud to present the Portland Premiere of the powerful hip-hop theatre production Dreamscape. Written by cutting edge playwright Rickerby Hinds, Dreamscape showcase energetic story telling and traditional elements of hip-hop such as beatboxin’ and rap, giving the spectators an unique thought-provoking experience.  Dreamscape presents an opportunity to spark conversations about systemic racism, police brutality and racial profiling impacting minorities and communities of color in modem America. On...

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Andean Dreams: Meet the talent

Posted on September 4, 2014 | 0 comments

Andean Dreams: Meet the talent

Andean Dreams will open the sixth edition of La Luna Nueva! A celebration of music, dance, poetry and legends from the Andes will take us to the time of the Incan empire where the condors fly high across the sky and the arts of hydraulics and irrigation were mastered. This word premiere is a collaboration between the Andean musical group CHAYAG and Peruvian dancer Luciana Proaño; Andean Dreams is an allegory of brotherhood, union, traditions and Latino America. Make sure to join us Sep. 12-14, and in the meantime get to know...

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¡Programese para La Luna Nueva!

Posted on August 28, 2014 | 0 comments

¡Programese para La Luna Nueva!

¡El tiempo para celebrar el mes de la herencia hispana se acerca! Este año la programación de nuestro festival La Luna Nueva esta major que nunca y usted no se puede perder ninguno de los eventos que tenemos programados ¡para que disfrute con su familia, amigos o con nosotros!. Prográmese desde ya y disfrute con nosotros de la diversidad de las artes y las culturas de América Latina Sep 12, 13 y 14: Música & danza ANDEAN DREAMS: Música, danza y leyendas de los Andes Español, Inglés y Quechua 7:30 pm Viernes  sep. 12, sábado sep....

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Something funny this way comes!

Posted on August 14, 2014 | 0 comments

Get ready to laugh at some of the best improv performers in the West Coast! Our 31st season is full of new stuff, and this one is a biggie: Milagro is playing host to the first Stumptown Improv Festival! Fifteen of the best improv comedy teams have a date to entertain you starting tonight, August 14th and through the 16th in two shows per evening, at 7:30 and 9:30 pm.  Teams include local favorites such as Brody Theater, as well as national and international outfits like The Sunday Service (Vancouver, BC), Belmonte (CA) and Ferrari...

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Get rewards for shopping and support Milagro!

Posted on August 12, 2014 | 0 comments

Get rewards for shopping and support Milagro!

Over the years, Milagro has relied on support from many sources to bring you innovative and unique arts and entertaiment, such as the upcoming La Luna Nueva Festival. Recently, we began receiving support through the Community Rewards program at Fred Meyer stores, “where shopping and giving meet.” If you are a Fred Meyer shopper with a rewards card – easy to get, if you don’t have one yet! – simply link your rewards card  to Milagro (#83244 Miracle Theatre Group), and at the end of the next fiscal quarter,...

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The time for the new moon is coming

Posted on August 5, 2014 | 0 comments

The time for the new moon is coming

Portland’s ONLY Latino arts and culture festival is back for its sixth year with live music, dance, theatre, and visual art, including two world premieres and a Portland premiere!  Opening the festival the world premiere of  Andeam Dreams a presentation of Andean culture full of music, folklore and colorful Andean dances with choreography and costumes by Peruvian artist Luciana Proaño under the musical direction of Alex Llumiquinga with musical performances by Chayag;  the Portland premiere of...

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Tequila is good for Milagro

Posted on August 4, 2014 | 0 comments

Come be part of a sensational summer tequila tasting, and help Milagro make a little cash at the same time! Portland’s first annual Tequila Fest is taking place Friday, August 22nd from 5pm-10pm, through Saturday, August 23rd from 4pm-10pm, at the World Trade Center Outdoor Plaza (121 SW Salmon). Taste dozens of tequilas from around the world, have a tequila-based cocktail, sample Mexican food from Sandoval’s Tequila Grill, and enjoy the sound of Mariachi music by the Portland waterfront! Not only is this a fun new Portland event full of all...

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