“Yuyanapaq” (Para Recordar) means To Remember in Quechua and Spanish respectively.
Mason Hall, Atrium
October 31, 2011 to December 4, 2011
The traveling Yuyanapaq Photography Exhibit, produced by the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission, chronicles the political violence that ravaged Peru between 1980 and 2000, where an estimated 70,000 people were killed or disappeared during the two decades of turmoil, and many more were raped, injured, or forced to abandon their homes. This exhibit is hosted by the Center for Global Studies and the Latin American Studies program at GMU and will be on display in the Mason Hall Atrium from October 31 to December 4, 2011.
The oil painting, Visita de la reina María Amalia de Sajonia al Arco de Trajano en Benevento (Queen María Amalia de Sajonia’s Visit to the Trajano Arch in Benevento) now is a part of the collection of the Museo del Prado. The painter, Antonio Joli (Modena, 1700 – Naples, 1777) created this oil painting in 1759. He is known for his scenery and landscapes. This oil painting is now part of the collection of the Museo del Prado thanks to a donation made to the Association of Friends of the Museum to celebrate its 30th anniversary. The article from the newspaper El País can be accessed here: http://www.elpais.com/articulo/cultura/Prado/recibe/paisaje/Antonio/Joli/elpepucul/20111110elpepucul_12/Tes
This weekend , Teatro de la Luna is presenting “Relatos Borrachos” at the Gunston Arts Center in Arlington VA. This is a play written by Enrique Salas and is being presented locally for the first time. The play is being presented with english subtitles for the english speaking patrons. For more information, please visit : www.teatrodelaluna.org