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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Lucha Libre: Stories from the Ring

Colorful Luchador Masks

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.

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