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Musical portrays the lives of three influential Latin American women

For Immediate Release: September 27

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Bill Garvin
Theme Year Director
Office: (417) 873-7482

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Sep. 27, 2010 —The Core Ensemble will present a musical depicting the story of three historic Latin American females on Thursday, Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Clara Thompson Hall at Drury University.

Tres Vidas is a chamber music and theatre production presented by international touring group the Core Ensemble, which is comprised of an actress, a pianist, a cellist and a percussionist. The original performance is based on the lives of three famous Latin American women: Frida Kahlo, Rufina Amaya, and Alfonsina Storni. The event is co-sponsored by the Department of Languages.

Drury University’s 2010-2011 convocation series The Persistence of Memory, Perspectives on the Past examines history and how it relates to our understanding of the present.

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For more details about speakers visit or contact Theme Year Director Bill Garvin at (417) 873-7482.


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