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May 2017

Mole de Mayo Festival

May 28 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
18th Street, Pilsen, 1400 W, 18th Street
Chicago, IL 60608 United States
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Sones de México Ensemble returns to Mole de Mayo, an annual festival celebrating mole, the incredible culinary dish from Mexico. The fest takes place on 18th Street in Pilsen, the cultural heart of Chicago's Mexican community. We'll close the festival with a concert on the East Stage at the corner of 18th & Blue Island. This 3-day event (May 26-28) will include a mole cook-off where local restaurant chefs will compete for one of two awards: 1. Mole de Mayo’s…

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June 2017

IAMS Fiesta Cultural 2017

June 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Inter American Magnet School, 851 W Waveland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60613 United States
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Join us for a summer evening of Mexican son in the shadow of Wrigley Field at the Inter-American Magnet School. It's part of the school's 2017 Fiesta Cultural, which runs from 2 to 8pm. More details on the Festival are at http://www.iamschicago.com/news/fiesta-cultural-2017

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July 2017

Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival

July 22 @ 12:00 pm - July 23 @ 6:00 pm
Marquette Tourist Park, Marquette, MI United States + Google Map

The 39th Annual Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival presents Sones de Mexico Ensemble in concerts and workshops including a presentation of 'Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico' Marquette Tourist Park, 2145 Sugar Loaf Ave, Marquette, MI For festival tickets go to https://hiawathamusic.org/order-festival-tickets/ Admission to 'Beyond the Music' program is free. Full schedule coming soon! Check https://hiawathamusic.org/schedule/ for updates. 'Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico' is sponsored in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the…

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Juan Díes: Beyond the Music

July 31 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
More than a Cafe, 7134 W. Higgins Avenue
Chicago, IL 60656 United States
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Juan Díes, ethnomusicologist and founding member of Sones de México Ensemble, presents a solo version of "Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico." Learn about the forms of music that comes from Mexico's many regions and the cultures that created them in this lecture and demonstration that includes music. Free and open to the public. "Beyond the Music" is sponsored in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and is presented by Mather LifeWays.

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August 2017

Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

August 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Waukegan Public Library, 128 N. County Street
Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Sones de Mexico Ensemble’s "Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico" QUIZ: Where are Tapatíos, Jarochos, Regios, Chilangos, and Calentanos from? What is their music like, and how did it come to sound like that? Experience a guided tour through Mexico's folk music regions with live demonstrations by the Ensemble. Find out everything you ever wanted to know about Mexico's regional folk culture and music (but were afraid to ask.) ADMISSION IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Sponsored…

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September 2017

Sones de México Ensemble in Concert

September 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington St.
Greyslake, IL 60030 United States
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Sones de México Ensemble visits the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County for a pair of performances. We'll present a full two-set concert performance beginning at 8pm in the Studio Theater. Tickets are required. Earlier that evening we’ll present our FREE lecture/demo program "Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico" at 6:30pm in the Center's Black Box Theater. "Beyond the Music" is a lecture/demo that involves all the members of Sones de…

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October 2017

Día de los Muertos Concert

October 29 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge Ave.
Evanston, IL 60202 United States
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The Evanston Starlight Concert Series presents: CONCERT for the Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) with Sones de México Ensemble and guest dancers. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

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November 2017

Native Heritage Month: Day of the Dead Concert

November 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
National Museum of the America Indian, 4th St SW & Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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Sones de México Ensemble travels to the nation's capital to celebrate Día de los Muertos at the Potomac Atrium of National Museum of the American Indian. The concert will also be webcast live. This collaboration between the Smithsonian Latino Center and the National Museum of the American Indian celebrates Native ancestors and connect with living Native cultures. This program bridges the commemoration of Day of the Dead with the contemporary focus of Native American Heritage Month. Free and open to the public.

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