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This edition: Popol Vuh





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Episode Details

The Mayan book of the creation of the universe, the dawn of life, and the glories of gods and kings in the era before the creation of the Sun. This magnificent epic was saved from Spanish destruction by a small group of Mayan chroniclers. In this episode, art and performance bring the story of gods and humans to life. Featured speakers include archaeologist Richard Hanson of Idaho State University, humorist Mo Rocca, and Guatemalan artist Shuni Giron.

Guest List

Shuni Giron Guatemalen artist

Richard Hanson Archeologist, Idaho State University

Mo Rocca Humorist

  • My Name Is Red
  • Friday, June 22 - 10:30am
  • Saturday, June 23 - 10:00am
  • The Odyssey
  • Wednesday, June 27 - 12:00pm, 9:30pm
  • Friday, June 29 - 10:30am
  • Saturday, June 30 - 10:00am
  • The Bacchae
  • Wednesday, July 4 - 12:00pm
  • Friday, July 6 - 10:30am
  • Saturday, July 7 - 10:00am
  • The Bhagavad Gita
  • Wednesday, July 11 - 12:00pm
  • Friday, July 13 - 10:30am
  • Saturday, July 14 - 10:00am
  • The Tale of Genji
  • Wednesday, July 18 - 12:00pm
  • Friday, July 20 - 10:30am
  • Saturday, July 21 - 10:00am