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Issue No. 2371

Broken Hands: a tribute to Victor Jara

Folk singer Victor Jara was captured by the Chilean army during the 1973 coup. 

He was tortured and killed in the concentration camp at the national football stadium.

Chilean artist Otto Schade has created this mural as a homage to Jara. He said, “I grew up during the dictatorship. Victor Jara was an inspiration to those of us who were trying to understand what was happening.” 

Broken Hands: a tribute to Victor Jara by Otto Schade. Until Sunday 29 September, Rough Trade East, Dray Walk, Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL

Marx in Soho

Historian Howard Zinn’s one man play is revived in London, starring Daniel Kelly as Karl Marx.

It shows Marx resurrected to attack capitalism and defend communism against the distortions committed in his name.

Marx in Soho, directed by Sergio Amigo. Every Wednesday to Sunday until 13 October, Calder Theatre, 51 The Cut, London SE1 8LF. www.calderbookshop.com

Les Invisibles

Eleven LGBT people in their 60s and 70s talk about their experience living in France.

Some recall life in the less tolerant period between the wars. Others talk about their experience as older LGBT people in youth-obsessed times.

Directed by Sebastian Lifshitz. DVD released 23 September by Peccadillo

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Tue 17 Sep 2013, 16:06 BST
Issue No. 2371
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