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‘Charla — A Chat With José Marti’ at HCC in Ybor City, St. Petersburg Times

11 October

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2009

‘Charla — A Chat With José Marti’ at HCC in Ybor City, St. Petersburg Times

Talk about resonance. A one-man show about José Martí performed in Ybor City, where the Cuban national hero made some of his most important speeches to rally the cigar workers in support of Cuban independence.

Chaz Mena stars in Charla — A Chat With José Martí, which is done in interactive style, with the audience encouraged to pose questions and participate throughout the show. “Chaz Mena’s portrayal of José Martí taught my students more about Cuban history, North American politics and virtuoso acting in 40 minutes than any of them had learned in an entire semester,” said Ron...

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