3 Random Act_Tearing Down Walls_IAIA and Swan Theater

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Talk of border walls and foreigners has recently infiltrated our national conversation, but such divisions have been present in the lives of Native Americans, Palestinians, and Israelis, among others, for generations. Tearing Down Walls: Voices from the Middle East and Santa Fe is a multimedia theatrical work, directed by Jonah Winn-Lenetsky, with students at the Institute for American Indian Arts and participants in Creativity for Peace, a local nonprofit that brings together teen girls from Israel and Palestine each summer. The one-hour play is presented at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 3, at IAIA Performing Arts Center (83 Avan Nu Po Road) and 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 5,at the Swan Theater (1213B Parkway Drive). Performances are followed by audience talk-backs. Tickets are $10 at the door with discounts available, or available at creativityforpeace.org/news-3. Call 360-643-3951. An associated theater workshop, $125, is 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 5, at Meow Wolf (1352 Rufina Circle), nanditadinesh@gmail.com