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  • Danza Folklórica Escénica

    Posted Monday, October 15, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.

    A film screening presented by the University Library and the Department of Communication.

    Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6:30 - 8 p.m.
    Viewing & Taping Room A
    Learning Commons, Technology Center, and Library

    Danza Folklórica Escénica (Mexican Folkloric Dance) tells the story of the vibrant art form through the life and work of the internationally acclaimed artist and choreographer, Rafael Zamarripa. A former member of the Ballet Folkloric de Mexico, Zamarripa is an innovator who has kept the art form alive among young people, founding and inspiring dance companies in Mexico and the U.S.

    Following the film, there will be a Q&A with filmmaker Olga Najera-Ramirez, professor of anthropology at University of California, Santa Cruz & editor Marc Ramos, Technology Training Specialist.