The scrolling red digital banner wrapped around the Fox 29 building provided an apt epilogue for the First Person Arts Festival’s (FPA) Uninvited Girl: An Immigrant Story. It said our mayor wanted us to watch out for acts of bigotry, but remain calm following Donald Trump’s presidential election win.
That tension between the reality of a painful, precarious social status for many U.S. residents and the faith we place in our government institutions was a theme in writer/performer Nimisha Ladva’s one-woman show. It’s also something those frightened by the implications of Trump’s election must wrestle with. more >