MAY 7, 8, 14, and 15

UCSB CENTER FOR CHICANO STUDIES
AND THE ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION PRESENT
SWEET PEACE
a new play by MONICA PALACIOS
directed by LEO CABRANES-GRANT

The Center for Chicano Studies at UC Santa Barbara and The Rockefeller Foundation present Sweet Peace. Experience the premiere of this exciting new play by award winning playwright Monica Palacios. Featuring: Diana Burbano, Jennifer Pagan, Joe Gonzalez, Mario Martinez and Jerry Oshinsky.

Leading queer Chicana writer/performer Monica Palacios is the recipient of a prestigious Postdoctoral Rockefeller Fellowship from the Center for Chicano Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara for the academic year 2003-2004.

As an artist-in-residence at UC Santa Barbara, Ms. Palacios has collaborated with campus and community members, and Los Angeles actors to stage the world premiere of her original play, Sweet Peace. The theme for this year's fellowship, "The Dynamics of Chicana/o Cultural Literacy," brings together outstanding scholars and artists who are conducting research on Chicana/o culture and the interplay of hybridity, cultural mobility and literacy in a transnational context.

This honor recognizes both the relevance, promise and merit of Palacios' culminating fellowship project, Sweet Peace, as well as the originality and intellectual distinction of her previous work as a playwright, performer, producer, teacher, journalist and storyteller over the past 20 years. Ms. Palacios is known for her one woman shows and is a highly anthologized writer. Monica has won dozens of awards from regional and national organizations, honoring Palacios for her efforts to empower Latino/a and LGBT communities. Ms. Palacios is an adjunct professor at UC Santa Barbara, UCLA and UC Riverside.

BOX OFFICE




SWEET PEACE
TIMES: May 7, 8, 14 and 15 at 8:00 P.M.
TICKETS:
$22 general, $18 students/seniors

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BOX OFFICE INFORMATION
The Center Stage Theater Box Office is open Wednesday through Saturday from noon to 5:00 P.M., and one hour before each performance. See below for location.

Tickets may also be purchased by telephone using Visa, Master Card, and American Express. Phone (805) 963-0408 (V / TDD).


LOCATION AND DIRECTIONS
Center Stage Theater is located in the Paseo Nuevo Center, upstairs at the intersection of Chapala and De la Guerra Streets, Santa Barbara, California.

Take Highway 101 to Carrillo Street, exit and turn toward the mountains (northbound turns right, southbound turns left). Proceed to Chapala Street (fourth light) and turn right. Proceed 1-1/2 blocks and turn left into either of two entrances to Paseo Nuevo. Park near the elevator, or proceed to roof-level parking.