Belated congrats to Nava & Palacios

From the L.A. Weekly, 10/4

Rocks in my Salsa – Writer-performer Cristina Nava says she remembers working to create atmosphere for a romantic evening by blending salsa in a molcajete bowl she had just bought in Tijuana. Unfortunately, what she didn’t do was eliminate the tiny stone chips loosely lodged in most such basalt bowls. Her boyfriend chipped a tooth, and the rocks in the salsa have emerged as a metaphor in her first solo performance for the tiny, pain-inducing obstacles that accompany being a Chicana in Hollywood.

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Congratulations Rusty!

Way overdue here is congratulations to veteran Malcsista Rusty Barcelo, newly appointed Vice President and Vice Provost for Equity and Diversity at the University of Minnesota. Her office oversees Disability Services, Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action, the GLBT Programs Office, … Read More