Exiled from Mexico, the Magón brothers came to live in Los Angeles, where along with their participation in the Mexican Revolution, they joined in the working class struggles here alongside the Industrial Workers of the World. I.W.W. members joined a Magonista expedition which took control of Tijuana and other parts of Baja California in 1911.
Also performing this evening will be ROSS ALTMAN, a singer-songfighter who will play classic Wobbly songs for the working class.
Who: The L.A. General Membership Branch of the I.W.W.
What: Rubén Martínez and Marco Amador will perform excerpts from "The Ballad of Ricardo Flores Magón" with additional performance by Ross Altman.
When: Friday, August 9 at 8:00 PM
Where: Beyond Baroque 681 North Venice Blvd. Venice 90291
Phone: (310) 822-3006
Free - Donations welcome