DOWNEY - Local restaurant Granatas & Tapas will host a staged reading this Sunday, May 20 at 7 p.m., of two plays by Daniel Houston Davila: "La Vida Lucky" and "The Big Brute."There is no cover charge, and the performance is the second in the theater series, Urban Acts: New Plays From the Street. The playwright and actor will be available for a brief question and answer period afterwards. Davila is a published writer and Chicano Studies professor who adapted "La Vida Lucky" from his second novel "Malenche's Children." The setting is a barrio in the working class city of Norwalk where a tough young man considers the question of a vasectomy. The theater series is co-produced by the Downey Arts Coalition and the Urban Theater Movement. The DAC can be contacted through its website downeyarts.org. Granata's & Tapas is at 11032 Downey Ave.
********** Published: May 17, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 05