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April 18, 2003

Performer gives a unique glimpse into deaf culture

From: Everett Herald, WA - Apr 18, 2003

Patricia (Trix) Bruce, known nationwide as a workshop presenter and an ASL performer, prresents two of her one-woman shows next week at Monroe Play House.

At 8 p.m. Thursday, Bruce presents "A Handmade Treasury of Deaf Folktales," exploring how the heart and soul of deaf culture is passed from generation to generation through sign language folktales, stories, jokes, puns, and other forms of cultural expression. The show is recommended for ages 12 and older. Information:

At 8 p.m. April 25, Bruce presents "Tales of a Mad, Mad, Mad ASL World" in which she performs amazing feats of American Sign Language skill in creative storytelling. Information:

Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door, and should be purchased directly from Trix Bruce at Monroe Play House is at 123 N. Blakely, Monroe; 360-805-5699.

Copyright © 2003 The Daily Herald Co., Everett, Wash.