December 7, 2011, Las Cruces, New Mexico – Emily Guerra bridges the community on this edition of PUENTES with Los Angeles based actor and writer, Fred Blanco, bridging the community with a new adaptation of a holiday classic, "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. Blanco brings his one man version of the holiday tale of a lonely miser's story of redemption to Las Cruces from Los Angeles. His solo performance will be held at the Black Box Theatre in Downtown Las Cruces on Wednesday, December 7th at 7 p.m.,presented by the No Strings Theatre Company(NSTC). NSTC is a community based non-profit organization which creates opportunites for Las Crucens to see less Traditional Theatre Forms. In 2008, NSTC President, Ceil Herman provided Blanco an opportunity to present a solo performance "The Stories of Cesar Chavez," based on the life of the Civil Rights Leader. Blanco has been involved in the Los Angeles theater community for 16 years and has appeared on stage and screen.