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    La quinceañera : a coming of age ritual in Latino communities,
    Coming of age ritual in Latino communities | Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2006-11-08 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Norma E. Cantú describes the social practices of la quinceañera, the coming of age ritual for young Latina women. She discusses the origins of the custom in indigenous Mexican tradition and European tradition, the performance of the feminine through this ritual and its meanings in Mexican American families and communities.
    • Contributor: Cantú, Norma E. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2006
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    Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac concert collection,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2009-06-18 | Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac | Homegrown 2009, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Collection of sound recordings, video recordings, and photographs documenting a concert by Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac, a Mexican dance ensemble from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who perform re-creations of ancient Aztec music and dance, accompanied by drums, conch shells rattles, and other instruments, on June 18, 2009 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center....
    • Contributor: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac (Dance Group) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2009
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    And wheat completed the cycle : flour mills, social memory, and vernacular culture in Sonora, Mexico,
    Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2010-04-21 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording and photographs of a lecture delivered by Maribel Alvarez in the Mary Pickford Theater, Library of Congress, on April 21, 2010, as part of the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Folklorist and anthropologist Maribel Alvarez explores the role of wheat -- a grain introduced by the Spanish to Mexico in the 16th century -- as a...
    • Contributor: Alvarez, Maribel L. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010
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    Los Tres Reyes concert collection,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2012-09-13 | Los Tres Reyes: Mexican trío romántico from Texas | Homegrown 2012, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on September 13, 2012 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Los Tres Reyes (The Three Kings), based in San Antonio, Texas, are known as "the last of the great trios." They epitomize the trio sound popular since the 1940s and continue to make...
    • Contributor: Cárdenas, Bebo - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Puente, Raúl - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Tres Reyes (Musical Group) - Puente, Gilberto - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2012
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    Masters of Son Jarocho concert collection,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2014-09-11 | Son Jarocho Master Musicians: César Castro, Artemio Posadas & Luis Sarimientos | Masters of son jarocho from California and their apprentices | Homegrown 2014, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert with dance, featuring son jarocho style music from California in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on September 11, 2014 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The Alliance for California Traditional Arts sponsored a presentation of some of the key master artists of son jarocho, and apprentices, including...
    • Contributor: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Alliance for California Traditional Arts - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2014
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    Corridos : the story of a Mexican ballad tradition about outlaws and heroes
    American Folklife Center lecture, 2015-09-15 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Ethnomusicologist Juan Díes presented an illustrated lecture on the corrido, a 150-year-old Mexican ballad tradition that narrates tragic tales based on true events and honors folk heroes. Following the lecture, registered participants learned about writing a Mexican "corrido" in a free workshop conducted in Spanish, with Díes and musicians from his Sones de México Ensemble and the poet laureate of the United States, Juan...
    • Contributor: Díes, Juan - Herrera, Juan Felipe - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Sones De México Ensemble Chicago
    • Date: 2015
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    Sones de México Ensemble : Mexican American music and dance from Chicago,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2015-09-15 | Homegrown 2015, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 15, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center featuring the Sones de México Ensemble consisting of musicians Juan Díes, Lorena Iñiguez, Juan Rivera, Zacbé Pichardo, Gonzalo Córdova, and Javier Saume-Mazzei. The Mexican folk musical group specializes...
    • Contributor: Díes, Juan - Library of Congress. Music Division - Herrera, Juan Felipe - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Sones De México Ensemble Chicago - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2015
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    Carmen Agra Deedy and Karla Campillo-Soto : Lado a lado (side by side) -- contemporary Latin American storytelling,
    Latina storyteller oral history | American Folklife Center concert, 2016-04-07 | Lado a lado (side by side): contemporary Latin American storytelling | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of an oral history conducted by Stephen D. Winick following a performance in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on April 7, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Carmen Agra Deedy and Karla Campillo-Soto performed "Lado a Lado (Side by Side): Contemporary Latin American Storytelling." They shared...
    • Contributor: Winick, Stephen D. - Deedy, Carmen Agra - Library of Congress. Music Division - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Campillo-Soto, Karla - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2016
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    Artemio Posadas : Mexican music and dance from California,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-09-28 | Artemio Posadas: Mexican music and dance from California | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 28, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellow and 2016 Bess Lomas Hawes award recipient Artemio Posadas is a musician, dancer, teacher, and tireless cultural organizer. He was...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - American Folklife Center - Posadas Jiménez, Artemio - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2016
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    Masters of Mexican music concert collection,
    Masters of Mexican music | American Folklife Center concert, 2004-04-01 Catalog Record Only
    Collection includes videorecording and 29 black-and-white photographs of the "Masters of Mexican Music" concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, April 1, 2004 at 7:30 p.m. The concert featured twenty-one musicians and dancers performing musical traditions from four distinct regions of Mexico -- the mariachi of Jalisco, the harp-led son jarocho of southern Vera Cruz, the accordion-based conjunto of the Texas-Mexican border, and marimba music from...
    • Contributor: Cruz, Lorenzo - Gutiérrez, José - Saldivar, Mingo - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation - Cano, Nati - American Folklife Center - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 2004