Lucha Libre: Stories from the Ring
March 6- October 17
Branigan Cultural Center
Experience Lucha libre like never before at the Branigan Cultural Center with our new exhibit Lucha Libre: Stories from the Ring. The exhibit tells the history of Lucha Libre, its connections to the border region, and the stories that have come from the sport.
Lucha Libre is a type of professional wrestling originating in Mexico, in which the contestants wear masks and use rapid, acrobatic techniques. Learn what it takes to become a wrestler, about masks the wrestlers wear, and how luchadores– the Spanish word for wrestlers, have influenced many areas, including art and social justice issues.