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History Theater scores another hit in cultural insensitivity



History Theater in St. Paul, headed up by Artistic Director Ron Peluso, continues its sham of supposed cultural diversity. This time around, Peluso is perpetrating a travesty called as part of an evening of 10-minute plays titled “1968: The Year That Rocked the World.”

The Corral purportedly is there because it was the year that saw the nationally renowned American Indian Movement (AIM) established in Minneapolis. On the face of things, that is a most sensible inclusion, bringing to the stage a script that acknowledges such an historic occurrence. The problem is that, characteristic of Peluso’s slick treatment of communities of color, The Corral, ostensibly respecting Native America, is in fact an affront. Continue Reading →

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