The Old Town School of Folk Music teaches and celebrates music and cultural expressions rooted in the traditions of diverse American and global communities.

Celebración de la Mexicanidad: A Mexican Identity Celebration Sunday, May 6, 2012 | 2:00 - 7:00 PM 909 W. Armitage Join us for a day of dancing, music, theater, arts and crafts to celebrate the rich and vibrant traditions of the Mexican people. Create art, learn dances and play music that form the roots of Mexican heritage with local musicians and artists. The day will begin with workshops and close with a culminating event and mexica circle blessing that ties these rich forms together. Join us afterward for a potluck and jam. Vengan a un día lleno de baile, música, teatro, arte y artesanías para celebrar la ricas y vivientes tradiciones del pueblo Mexicano. Crearemos arte, habrá clases de baile y música que forman parte del patrimonio de Mexico junto a músicos y artistas locales. El día comienza con talleres y participación del publico y cerramos con una bendición mexica y una presentación. 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Ages 7 - Adult) Talleres/WORKSHOPS Cost: $10 each Click here to register: http://oldtownschool.org/classes/register/workshops.php 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Presentacion de talleres WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS SHOWCASE Begins with Ceremonia Mexica de vendicion - MEXICA CIRCLE/BLESSING 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Open Jam and Potluck Cost: Free Workshops: During the dance, theater and music workshops we will be having free arts and crafts activities in the lobby area for all the families and general public. At the conclusion of the workshops and showcase there will be a potluck and jam. Participants are welcome to bring an item for the potluck and participate in the festivities. Durante los talleres de danza, teatro y música, las familias y publico en general podrán hacer artesanías en el lobby gratis. Siguiendo los talleres y presentación habrá un convivió y música. Los participantes pueden participar trayendo comida y sus instrumentos. Details: MUSIC - Yahví Pichardo In this workshop we will be learning music that speaks to the Mexican identity and its origins. Any instrument is welcome and any level of playing. We will be collaborating with the theater workshop to create a performance. En este taller aprenderemos musica que representa a la cultura Mexicana y sus origenes. Todos los instrumentos son bienvenidos al igual que cualquier nivel de musicalidad. Colaboraremos con el grupo de teatro para crear una presentacion. THEATER - Laura Crotte Laura will lead us in a journey back in time to learn about Mexico and its origins using masks, movement, storytelling and music. In collaboration with the music workshop we will prepare a performance. Laura nos transportara en el tiempo para aprender de Mexico y sus origenes usando mascaras, movimiento, historias y musica. Colaborando con el taller de musica prepararemos una presentacion. DANCE - René Cardoza The dance workshop will be structured the following way: Two dances one hour each. The first dance will be the "Sun Dance" or "Tonatiuh", the first half an hour the steps will be thought for the dance, the second half an hour will be for learning how to play the pre-hispanic and string instruments, such as mandolines and guitars. The second dance will be the "Deer Dance" or "Mazatl" with the same learning format. El taller de Danza Conchera sera dividido de la siguiente manera: Dos danzas una en cada hora. La primera danza sera la danza del Sol o Tonatiuh,la primera media hora se instruiran los pasos de danza,la segunda media hora sera para instruir como tocar los instrumentos perhispanicos y tambien de cuerda,como mandolinas y guitarras. La segunda danza sera la danza del Venado o Mazatl con el mismo formato.




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Old Town School of Folk Music

Old Town School of Folk Music

4544 N. Lincoln Ave., 60625, Chicago, United States

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  • 06. May. 12
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