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July 2019

Chicago Immigrant Stories II: Finale

July 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Jay Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E. Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60602 United States
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Greek saxophonist and composer Athanasios Zervas and Sones de México Ensemble join Orbert Davis and the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic for the culmination of this years edition of the CJP's Immigrant Stories project. The concert also features immigrant members of Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, Argentinian pianist Leandro Lopez Varady, Bulgarian violinist Zara Zaharieva and Lebanese oud player and percussionist Suzanne Osman. The series kicked off with workshop performances by members of the CJP with Athanasios Zervas on January 24 at the National…

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Mexican Folkloric Dance Company of Chicago

July 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ho Chunk Gaming Black River Falls, W9010 Hwy 54 East
Black River Falls, WI 54615
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$35.00

Sones de México Ensemble joins the The Mexican Folkloric Dance Company of Chicago for a special evening celebrating Mexican culture, music and dance. The Mexican Folkloric Dance Company of Chicago was founded in 1982 by José Luis and Matie Ovalle, its present artistic directors and choreographers. As Chicago’s oldest Mexican dance institution, MFDC has received countless recognition and awards, has performed for three presidents and represented Mexico in the 1994 USA World Cup opening ceremony. The company has collaborated with…

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August 2019

Navy Pier Quinceañera Concert

August 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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Señioritas quinceañeras, join us for Quinceañera at Navy Pier! On the 17th of August, celebrate your 15th birthday with us and enjoy an unforgettable experience like only Navy Pier has to offer. After meeting in the Crystal Gardens, all participating young ladies will be treated to a free, professional photo to commemorate the occasion, along with one complimentary ticket to ride the Centennial Wheel. Sones de México Ensemble will celebrate along with them by performing a concert at 6:30 (after…

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Juan Díes: Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico

August 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
East Los Angeles Public Library, 4837 E 3rd St.
East Los Angeles, California 90022
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Learn everything you ever wanted to know about Mexican folk music but were afraid to ask. Juan Dies is a 2019 USA Fellow, a folklorist, ethnomusicologist, and co-founder/producer of the two-time GRAMMY™ Award Nominated group Sones de Mexico Ensemble, now on its 25th Season. His visit to the Chicano Resource Center at the East Los Angeles Library is part of a lecture tour sponsored in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Using a map and…

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September 2019

Beyond the Music: A Musical Geography of Mexico

September 9, 2019 @ 12:20 pm - 1:20 pm
Sauk Valley Community College, 173 IL Route 2, Dixon, Illinois 61021
Dixon, Illinois 61021
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Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with music, dance, narration, and multimedia. Different regions of the country have unique instruments, repertoire and techniques rarely heard outside these regions. Some of the styles covered include son jarocho, son huasteco, gusto, son istmeño, chilenas, and a dozen other styles. Discover everything you ever wanted to know about Mexico’s regional folk culture and music. The presentation takes place at the Dillon Mall Student Center FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.…

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Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico

September 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Frankfort Community Public Library, 208 W Clinton St.
Frankfort, Indiana 46041
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Sones de Mexico Beyond the Music

Sones de Mexico Ensemble kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month and the Frankfort Hispanic Heritage Festival with our signature "Beyond The Music" lecture demonstration. Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with music, dance, narration, and multimedia. Different regions of the country have unique instruments, repertoire and techniques rarely heard outside these regions. Some of the styles covered include son jarocho, son huasteco, gusto, son istmeño, chilenas, and a dozen other styles. Discover everything you ever wanted to know…

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Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico

September 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Western Michigan University, Dorothy U. Dalton Center Recital Hall, 1903 Western Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008
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FREE

Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with music, dance, narration, and multimedia. Different regions of the country have unique instruments, repertoire and techniques rarely heard outside these regions. Some of the styles covered include son jarocho, son huasteco, gusto, son istmeño, chilenas, and a dozen other styles. Discover everything you ever wanted to know about Mexico’s regional folk culture and music. The presentation takes place at the Dorothy U. Dalton Center Recital Hall, 1903 Western Michigan Ave.…

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Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico

September 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
College of Lake County Southlake Campus, 1120 S Milwaukee Ave.
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
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Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with music, dance, narration, and multimedia. Different regions of the country have unique instruments, repertoire and techniques rarely heard outside these regions. Some of the styles covered include son jarocho, son huasteco, gusto, son istmeño, chilenas, and a dozen other styles. Discover everything you ever wanted to know about Mexico’s regional folk culture and music. The presentation takes place at the College of Lake County's Southlake Campus in Vernon Hills, IL.…

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Beyond the Music, A Musical Geography of Mexico

September 19, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
College of Lake County Lakeshore Campus, 33 N Genesee St.
Waukegan, Illinois 60085
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Experience a guided tour through Mexico’s folk music regions with music, dance, narration, and multimedia. Different regions of the country have unique instruments, repertoire and techniques rarely heard outside these regions. Some of the styles covered include son jarocho, son huasteco, gusto, son istmeño, chilenas, and a dozen other styles. Discover everything you ever wanted to know about Mexico’s regional folk culture and music. The presentation takes place at the College of Lake County's Lakeshore Campus in Waukegan, IL This…

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In Concert: College of Lake County

September 22, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
College of Lake County James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts, 19351 W Washington St.
Grayslake, Illinois 60030
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$5 – $20

Sones de México Ensemble visits the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake County. Formed in the artistic heart of Chicago’s historic Pilsen neighborhood, Sones de México Ensemble is the country’s premier Mexican folk music organization. Grammy-nominated and voted “Best Latin Entertainer” at the Chicago Music Awards (2015-2018), the group is helmed by co-founder and ethnomusicologist Juan Díes, who was recently awarded a USA Fellowship. With an impassioned mission to share folk and traditional music…

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