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El Payaso

Thursday, March 30, 2017
7:00pm – 8:30pm

Storrs Campus
SU Ballroom

Attending this event counts towards Sophomore Honors.

Amidst chaos, confusion, and war an American engineer worked to bring electricity to rural villages in Nicaragua. "El Payaso" invites the audience to learn the story of an incredible man and the extraordinary people with whom he unexpectedly connected. Our tale is told through the eyes of Elias, a Latino college student, traveling to Nicaragua thirty years later, to encounter the people who are still carrying on the work of the late Ben Linder. An engineer and a clown for a cause, Linder participated in rallies and health campaigns that brought vaccines to children.

Contact:

fany.hannon@uconn.edu

Honors Program (primary), Puerto Rican Latin American Cultural Center

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