Scene, Week of April 11, 2013 | East Villager & Lower East Sider

Scene, Week of April 11, 2013

Photo by Tequila Minsky


In a “radical move,” at the end of end of last year, Liz Mestres, left, stepped down as executive director of the Brecht Forum after 18 years. Mestres, along with the late Arthur Felberbaum, Mary Boger, right, Susan Boger, Carol Goldman, Bill Henning, Lisa Maya Knauer, Eli Messinger, Luis Prado and Juliet Ucelli, founded the Brecht Forum/New York Marxist School back in 1975. Today, Brecht Forum is located in the Westbeth complex. While Mestres, seen above at the group’s holiday party, is transitioning out of her staff role, she’ll remain closely involved with the school.