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1 Oct 2014

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2014 Annual Convocation tickets available!

1 Oct 2014

We are thrilled to announce the celebrated poet, Naomi Shihab Nye will be the featured guest for the Councils' Annual Convocation on Friday November 14th. Join us for a reception at the Hotel Andaluz followed by a reading and discussion at the historic KiMo Theatre.

More information and links to purchase reception tickets can be found under the link in the left side column, 2014 Annual Convocation: Tales of a Wandering Poet, the poetry of Naomi Shihab Nye. We hope to see you all there!


Telling, Albuquerque

12 Sep 2014

Albuquerque, NM, is the third host for The Telling Project?s 2014 season, and is co-produced by the Museum of the American Military Family, in collaboration with Working Group Theater, underwritten by the Bob Woodruff Foundation.

Cast members include individuals who served in the Navy, Army, and Air Force. Audiences will hear stories from Vietnam combatants and conscientious objectors, women who served a full career in the military, as well as reflections by family members of military personnel. From helicopters, to ships, to the jungle floor; from broadcasting live through rocket fire, to playfully clanking bombs together in warehouses; from intimate battles to come to terms with experiences a lifetime ago, to the transformations that follow; Telling, Albuquerque will speak to a diverse range of military and military family experiences. All performers are Albuquerque residents who, wanting their communities to understand who they are and what they have undertaken over the last half-century.

Timed to coincide with the anniversary of September 11th, Telling, Albuquerque is a an opportunity to engage the Albuquerque area in an intimate, complex, and richly various conversation concerning military experience, veterans, military families, and war in a moment when the nation is contemplating these matters.

Shows will be held at 7pm on September 13th, 19th, 20th. There will be two 2pm afternoon showings on Sunday 14th and 21st. Hosted by the South Broadway Cultural Center. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Please see the links below for more information!

South Broadway Cultural Center website »

Press Release »


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