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Central Library Presents: Feliz cumpleaños, El Santo! at El Luchador Bar

Wed., Sept. 18, 6:30-9 p.m.
El Luchador 622 Roosevelt Ave, San Antonio Southtown

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There are wrestlers, there are luchadores, and then there's El Santo! Join the San Antonio Public Library as they partner with El Luchador Bar to screen the digitally restored film 'El Santo contra el Cerebro del Mal' in celebration of El Santo’s 102nd birthday. Stay after the film for Luchador mask making, trivia and cake cutting! 35 years after his death, El Santo remains an iconic symbol whose enduring popularity with the Mexican public transformed him from a superhero into a national hero. (210) 207-2500

Joiri Minaya: Labadee

Through Dec. 8, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Blanton Museum of Art 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Austin Austin

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Joiri Minaya’s video Labadee explores the social and economic dynamics at play in Labadee, Haiti, on a private beach leased to Royal Caribbean cruise lines until 2050. Connecting the Caribbean tourism industry with the legacy of invasion and colonization, the video begins with passages from Christopher Columbus’s diary recounting his arrival in the New World that transition seamlessly into a description of a contemporary visit to Labadee. There, a wall separates the tourists from the locals; the only Haitians allowed on the beach are those employed by the resort or who pay a fee to sell goods or perform. 5124717324

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