WHAT: Casa Ramirez FOLKART Gallery hosts a special program for Hispanic Heritage Month “Songs of the Mexican Revolution” with Liliana Rodriguez Cracraft, DrPH
WHEN: Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 2pm
WHERE: Casa Ramirez FOLKART Gallery, 241 West 19 Th St, Houston, Texas 77008
ABOUT THE PROGRAM: Casa Ramirez FOLKART Gallery hosts a free event and reception on Saturday, September 20 from 2 to 4 pm celebrating Mexican culture, featuring a program “Songs and Poems of the Mexican Revolution,” performed by Liliana Rodriguez Cracraft, DrPH. The program is in honor of the Mexican celebration of Fiestas Patrias, the independence of Mexico from Spain in 1821. Guitarists Mario Ulloa and Carlos Ulloa also perform. The program has 3 audience sing-alongs.
An accompanying exhibit features copies and illustrations of traditional images from the Mexican Revolution of 1910, which has given Mexico and much of the US the popular folk heroes of Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata. The exhibit continues through October 14, 2014.
Dr. Rodriguez is from Monterrey Mexico and has lived in Houston since 1983. She has lectured on historical, cultural and culinary topics in Houston and Texas for over 25 years. She has appeared on numerous TV shows and is the recipient of an Hispanic Excellence Award from KTMD-TV Channel 48 Telemundo.
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