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Sounds of Cultura


  Sounds of Cultura (SOC): Sonora & Arizona Exhibition

Through Each Others Eyes (TEOE) encourages people around the world to appreciate diverse cultures through photography. The Sonora & Arizona exhibition are photographs taken by photographers from Mexico and Arizona. David Moore, TEOE photographer and Erol Zimmerman, co-founder of TEOE discuss the exhibition.


  Sounds of Cultura (SOC): Cuban Instrument Display

The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) is expanding its Cuban instrument display as part of its five year anniversary, making the collection one of the largest and most diverse assemblages of Cuban artifacts and instruments in the nation. Daniel Piper, MIM's curator for Latin America and the Caribbean discusses the display.


  Sounds of Cultura (SOC): Phoenix Festival de España

Phoenix Center for the Arts and Flamenco Por La Vida present the third annual Phoenix Festival de España, celebrating Spanish culture and arts. Angelina Ramirez, Phoenix Festival de España event coordinator and artistic director for Flamenco Por La Vida will discuss what we can expect to see at the festival.


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"Love Me Two Times" is on display at the Arizona State University Art Museum. The exhibition is divided between two recent projects by Cuban-born Bay Area-based artist Tony Labat exploring issues of labor, migration and displacement.


  Sounds of Cultura (SOC): La Pocha Nostra

La Pocha Nostra performance methods seek to explore how social categories reinforce unequal social and political relationships by evoking the border as a physical, conceptual and spiritual terrain that must be challenged. ASU School of Film, Dance and Theatre Associate Professor Micha Espinosa and Michele Ceballos Michot, La Pocha Nosta core troupe member talk about the performance collective.


  Sounds of Cultura (SOC): Opera Joven

Opera Joven is a group of young operatic singers that have gained a growing following across Mexico by fusing classical music selections and traditional “Musica Mexicana” that offers audiences a unique performance with cross-cultural and multigenerational appeal. James Garcia, producing artistic director for New Carpa Theater Company talks about Opera Joven.


  Sounds of Cultura (SOC): Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo de Rivera was a Mexican painter who is best known for her self-portraits. The Heard Museum is celebrating Frida Kahlo's life, art and passion with the opening of two exhibits: Frida Kahlo—Her Photos and Las Favoritas de Frida: Selections from the Heard Collection. Janet Cantley, curator for the Heard Museum and Kathy Cano-Murillo, one of the Phoenix Fridas discuss the exhibits.


  Sounds of Cultura (SOC): Florencia en el Amazonas and Arizona Lady

Sounds of Cultura (SOC): Florencia en el Amazonas and Arizona Lady


  Sounds of Cultura (SOC): History of Latino Urban Art

Rogelio Gutierrez, artist and also an assistant professor at the ASU School of Art, discusses the history and roots of urban art in the Latino culture. He will also talk about Reconstruction, an exhibition where he uses street sign aesthetics to explore issues of language, culture and acceptance.


  Sounds of Cultura (SOC): Hidden Histories in Latin American Art

“Hidden Histories in Latin American Art” exhibition features Latino and Latin American artists who investigate stories or histories marginalized by the media, historical events and present circumstances. Dr. Vanessa Davidson, Shawn and Joe Lampe Curator of Latin American Art for the Phoenix Art Museum, talks about the exhibition.


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