Mariachi tradition marches on

Mariachi tradition marches on
The notes of an old and beautiful mariachi song drift through the hallways of Western New Mexico University’s Parotti Hall on Friday afternoon. The violins, trumpets, guitars and harp all come together to take you back to a sweet, simple time down south.
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Photos: C.A.L.L.E. de Arizona Mariachi and Folklorico Festival
Photos: C.A.L.L.E. de Arizona Mariachi and Folklorico Festival Pedestrians walk around before the C.A.L.L.E. de Arizona Mariachi and Folklorico Festival at Chandler Center for the Arts in Chandler on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. Check out this story on …
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Tempe High School’s mariachi group gifted new ‘trajes’ uniforms
TEMPE – Mariachi De Tempe, Tempe High School’s Mariachi Group, is gearing up for a big performance Wednesday night. They will be playing at the school’s governing board swearing-in ceremony in their first set of uniforms just donated last week. The …
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Roja: The Top Mariachi Singers Of All Time

Roja: The Top Mariachi Singers Of All Time
Forget the Doritos adverts. Here’s the top acts you need to know if you ever want to move to Mexico… Forget the Doritos adverts. Here’s the top acts you need to know if you ever want to move to Mexico… Before you start reading this piece, some serious …
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Mariachi band makes 3-year-old boy with cancer an honorary mariachi
A Portland mariachi band presented a special gift on Sunday to one of its biggest little fans. Renvek Larson, a 3-year-old from Sutton, Alaska, regularly travels to Portland with his family for treatment of a rare form of cancer. On their last two visits …
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The Chicago Cubs celebrated Cinco de Mayo with a mariachi band in the clubhouse
The only thing that would’ve made this situation better was if bear cubs were brought in along with the mariachi band. Imagine that. Alysha Tsuji is a writer at FTW. She’s based in Los Angeles and enjoys writing about all sorts of sports.
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Latest Mariachi News

Mariachi Divina: New film celebrates legacy of Kansas mariachi legends, Mariachi Estrella de Topeka
Teresa Cuevas will be 90 years old in April. She’s a grandmother many times over, attends her Topeka church every Sunday and is impossibly sweet. She’s the prototypical abuela in virtually every way, save one Cuevas, as a member of the trailblazing …
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Mariachi educator headlines Sahuarita show
Fans of lively and energetic mariachi music are in for two delightful hours of free outdoor entertainment on Saturday, May 7, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. when Yvette Gonzalez, founder of the Mariachi Madness Show, brings concert number 5 to the Sahuarita Lake …
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Mariachi band serenades Beluga whale
(CBS) – Sometimes the Internet just drops magic into your lap. This is one of those times. There really isn’t much to say about this clip – other than the fact that it’s excellent. Mariachi Connecticut was apparently playing a wedding at the Mystic …
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Grammy winning artist passes knowledge, passion for mariachi to local students

musicGrammy winning artist passes knowledge, passion for mariachi to local students
The orchestra hall at Lubbock High School was filled with the distinguishable sound of mariachi music Wednesday, Feb. 5, as students showed off their best skills to guest instructor Jesus “Chuy” Guzman with a rendition of “Los Laureles.” Guzman …
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Sophie Ellis-Bextor Returns To The Spotlight
The 37-year-old singer chose Puerto Vallarta to frame her 2017 return due to the regions luscious landscapes, unique culture, vibrant colours, Mariachi musical beats and friendly locals. It is perhaps why all of the production talent involved throughout …
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A Night of Mariachi Music
Mariachi Fresno State will have an hour long performance tonight at 8 p.m. in the Music Building Concert Hall. The band will showcase a romantically themed concert billed “Noche de Amor,” or “Night of Love,” for Valentine’s Day. Tickets are $ 15 …
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Mariachi Punk Kicks Off Lincoln Center Out of Doors With Patti Smith

musicMariachi Punk Kicks Off Lincoln Center Out of Doors With Patti Smith
When the poet Patti Smith started performing with a band in New York City in the early 1970s, setting her fiery words to music, she helped to lay the foundation for punk. Tonight she performs an acoustic set and reading with longtime collaborators Lenny …
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‘Mariachi Barbie’ To Make Her Debut This Month In Wide-Brimmed Sombrero
The latest Barbie doll will be dressed in Mexico’s traditional mariachi costume and wide-brimmed sombrero as it joins the 2014 Barbie Dolls of the World Collection, the doll’s manufacturer, Mattel, said. Mariachi Barbie will celebrate “one of Mexico’s most …
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World’s First All-Gay Mariachi Band ‘Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Angeles’ Tell Their Story!
http://www.latintimes.com/worlds-first-all-gay-mariachi-band-mariachi-arcoiris-de-los-angeles-tell-their-story-281380 Like http://www.latintimes.com/worlds-first-all-gay-mariachi-band-mariachi-arcoiris-de-los-angeles-tell-their-story-281380 Share Samaniego …
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Latest Mariachi News

musicTAMIU’s Mariachi Internacional places first at competition
Members of the Texas A&M International University Mariachi Internacional hit all the right notes at this past weekend’s 26th Annual Mariachi Spectacular Competition in Albuquerque, New Mexico, scoring first place in the university division in their first …
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Uptown Talk: The Mexican mariachi music tradition is alive and well at Harlem’s Mariachi Academy of New York
That’s why three times a week Salinas, a Sunset Park, Brooklyn resident and sales consultant with Diario de Mexico newspaper, brings three-year-old Felipe to the Mariachi Academy of New York, located in the St. Paul School on 118th St. in Manhattan.
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First Female Mariachi Band in New York Empowers More Than Women
NEW YORK—”You guys aren’t Mexican!” is a comment that the members of Mariachi Flor de Toloache often hear after a lively performance. That is not entirely true. One of the 13 members is Mexican, another is half, while the rest vary from Colombian …
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Flor de Toloache, the all-female mariachi band that will make you fall in love

musicFlor de Toloache, the all-female mariachi band that will make you fall in love
New York – When you think mariachi music, the imagery is universal: older Mexican men, ornate uniforms, big sombreros and even bigger beards, belting songs of love and rancor to their hearts content. But Flor de Toloache’s is mariachi like you’ve never …
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Youngsters learn about Hispanic heritage in Mariachi workshops
Children and teens who crowded into the library at Central High School picked up more than just musical notes at Mariachi workshops held recently in the Valley. “That’s what I come for the most, to see them not only learn, but to appreciate what we …
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Eat, Drink, and Be Mariachi
Screen Shot 2015-10-22 at 2.46.24 PM If you’ve kept up with and sampled all the cocktails I’ve featured in this space, then it’s a good bet that you like to indulge. And if that’s true, today’s post will really interest you. Last Sunday, I popped into …
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