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Maya Ancient Myth, Popol Vuh: Heart of Heaven // San Francisco

Maya Ancient Myth, Popol Vuh: Heart of Heaven // San Francisco

Popol Vuh: Heart of Heaven, the Maya creation myth.

Adapted and directed by Kinan Valdez, comes to San Francisco with an epic visual feast, in a magical community performance.

The play is produced and performed by El Teatro Campesino, the internationally known Chicano theatre company founded by Luis Valdez. El Teatro Campesino brings this ancient myth to life with towering puppetry, music, and dance.

Popol Vuh: Heart of Heaven reaches across centuries and cultures to celebrate life and creation in three languages: Spanish, English, and Quiché.

Presented by Brava Theater Center



Where: Cesar Chavez Elementary Schoolyard

Enter on Folsom between 22nd & 23rd




Opening Performance by La Familia Peña-Govea

Miguel Govea and Susan Peña and their two daughters, Rene and Cecilia, continue a legacy of family music making that encompasses the Chicano/Mexican/American traditions of love songs, rancheras, cumbias and more.
237_resized.JPGMiguel Govea: bass
Susan Peña: guitar
Rene Peña-Govea: button accordion
Cecilia Peña-Govea: guira, trumpet

May 21 2016


Date: 05/21/2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost: FREE
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Cesar Chavez Elementary Schoolyard

825 Shotwell Street
San Francisco, CA United States

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