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WHATEVER LOLA, a performance by Katelena Hernandez Cowles

Presented by Katelena Hernandez Cowles, artist and Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center at Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center., Austin TX

Jun 11 2015
WHATEVER LOLA, a performance by Katelena Hernandez Cowles

WHATEVER LOLA, by Katelena Hernandez Cowles

A diverse group of performers explore stereotypes by conjuring the tempestuous, seductive Latina singing stars of classic films, while encased in a 12-foot-high moving sculpture, the Lola Cage, that serves as both set and costume. Whatever Lola Wants, Lola Gets – but what does she give up to get it? And who can Lola be? In a dynamic piece that straddles the world of performance and visual art, artist Katelena Hernandez Cowles finds both inspiration

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Additional time info:

Performance will be preceded by the exhibition closing reception for GENTLY FRIED: An Exhibition in Three Parts, curated by Los Outsiders. Reception 7 to 8:30pm. Performances begin 8:30 pm with a short introduction by artist.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center.

600 River Street, Austin, TX 78701


Free Parking is available to guests attending the center’s programs, galleries and special events. A temporary parking pass is available in the main office. There is also metered street parking available.


    • Wheelchair Access

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