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Award-winning classical music groups to cover Jalapeno Blues
Songwriter, Gabriela Frank has written music for Chanticleer using poet, Trinidad Sanchez, Jr.'s poetry from his latest book, Jalapeno Blues. The songs will be introduced at the following event:
Minnesota Public Radio presents Chanticleer in concert at The Fitzgerald Theater on Wednesday, May 23, .
Praised by the New York Times for its "precise, pure, and deeply felt singing," and by the Los Angeles Times for its "luxurious perfection," Chanticleer vocal ensemble were honored with a 2003 and 2004 GRAMMY® awards.
Chanticleer has developed a remarkable reputation for its vivid interpretations of vocal literature, from Renaissance to jazz, and from gospel to venturesome new music. With its seamless blend of twelve male voices, ranging from countertenor to bass, the ensemble has earned international renown as “an orchestra of voices.” Based in
listeners during his talk show on slavery and Indians on KPRC Radio
950. The American Indian Genocide Museum in
Houston's Mayor Berry said:
"We need to stop wasting all this time and energy apologizing to the
American Indian, which we continue to do ... We give them casinos, we
give them special licenses, we give them special scholarships and why
I don't understand .."
" We conquered them, that's history - Hello "
" You got to be against giving welfare to the American Indians
because of the fact , that 200 years ago they were whipped in a war.
Lets just call it what it is, they lost a war."
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Reyna Grande Wins Premio Aztlán Literary Prize
The University Libraries at the
Across a Hundred Mountains is a stunning and poignant story of migration, loss, and discovery as two women -- one born in
Reyna Grande, born in
The Premio Aztlán Literary Award is a national literary award, established to encourage and reward emerging Chicana and Chicano authors. Renowned author, Rudolfo Anaya and his wife, Patricia, founded Premio Aztlán in 1993. The prize was reestablished in their honor in 2004 by the
To be considered, each entrant must have authored no more than two books as well as being active in the Chicana/o community. Former Premio Aztlán recipients, Denise Chavez, Pat Mora, Alicia Gaspar de Alba and Sergio Toncoso and Mary Helen Lagasse, have become well-known literary figures.
For more information about Premio Aztlán Literary Award, contact Teresa Marquez at: or phone (505) 277-0582.
Martin Espada Readings until end of May
April 27: Reading, 7:30PM, Etheridge Knight Festival of the Arts, Basile Theater, Indiana History Center, Indianapolis, IN, Contact: Eunice Knight-Bowens, EKFestival@aol.com
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May 19: Commencement Address, ,
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May 21: Lecture, ,