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CASA Festival 2017 Reviews: Stardust

An incredible, compelling performance mixing physicality, mime, art, audio and monologue, Sophie Foggin saw Miguel Hernando Torres Umba’s Stardust at the 2017 CASA Latin American Theatre Festival.  The start of Miguel Hernando Torres Umba’s Stardust is ambiguous. In a chatty conversation with the audience, he subtly introduces the play by telling us the story of […]

Cultural heritage, narcotics and the coca leaf

When you think about the coca leaf, what images spring to mind? Charlotte Lindsey highlights the varying worldwide perceptions of this multipurpose plant, which has come to be irrevocably associated with one of the world’s most popular drugs. The coca leaf. It is a plant that continues to spark heated debate concerning the way it […]