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Honoring the 19th Amendment with Martha Graham Dance Company

posted:  August 20, 2020

The Soraya joins our partner, the Martha Graham Dance Company, in celebrating this week’s 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave American women the right to vote and propelled the ongoing struggle to guarantee those rights for all women. We honor the historic importance of the 19th through the lens of Martha Graham’s own social activism – so evident in works such as American Document, Panorama, Chronicle, and Immediate Tragedy.

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Director Selects Highlight

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  August 14, 2020

The Soraya's weekly "Director Selects" were published every Friday from April through June, these selections represent the full breadth and diversity of our usual in-venue programming.

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From our Archives: #PhotoADay

posted:  July 30, 2020

CSUN Dreamers, activist Dolores Huerta, Director Dan Guerrero, Musical Director José “Pepe” Martínez Jr., Executive Director Thor Steingraber, and other guests on opening night of Mariachi Vargas' opera Cruzar Cara...

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The Soraya joins CSUN's Tom & Ethel Bradley Center in honoring the legacy of Congressman John Lewis.

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  July 24, 2020

[L to R] Rev. Ralph Abernathy, John Lewis, and Bayard Rustin

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A Look Back at Black History Month 2020

posted:  June 17, 2020

Selma With Live Score by Jason MoranCheche Alara, ConductorNew West SymphonySat., February 1 at 8PM

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"Immediate Tragedy," Martha Graham Dance Company's response to the moment

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  June 12, 2020

Main image: Martha Graham in Immediate Tragedy (1937) by Robert Fraser

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"We Shall Overcome" — Our final installment of Director Selects

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  June 1, 2020

At The Soraya, we are an organization that leads with its values, and of those, social justice stands foremost.

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Director Selects | May 29

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  May 29, 2020

This week, we catch up with artists from our Hecho en Las Américas series. Journalist and friend of The Soraya, Betto Arcos, provides a glimpse into how this time at...

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Director Selects | May 22

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  May 22, 2020

From your front row seat on the sofa, take a musical trip around the world. In recent seasons, we have brought you artists from three dozen nations under the banner...

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Director Selects | May 15

   Thor Steingraber   posted:  May 15, 2020

In the past week, if I find myself getting down, I simply watch this video to restore my spirits.

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