Resolanas, a new student organization within the Sabine Ulibarrí Spanish as a Heritage Language Program, presents its first event, "Tradiciones Nuevomexicanas," Wednesday-Thursday, April 27-28 in the Ortega Hall lounge, 3rd floor.
On Wednesday from 1-3 p.m., Spanish Market weaver and colcha artist Annette Gutierrez Turk demonstrates the colcha embroidery technique. She is a 16-generation New Mexican and lifelong Albuquerque resident.
From 3-5 p.m., the music of Al Hurricane and Al Hurricane, Jr. is featured. "El Godfather of New Mexico Music" and his son Al Jr., present music, musical history and storytelling generations of New Mexicans have listened to and enjoyed.
On Thursday from 1-2 and 2-3 p.m., Joanna Vidaurre Trujillo, from the llano of San Juan, a small rural Northern New Mexico community in Taos County, presents short stories, poems, dramas and songs. Trujillo taught Spanish for 10 years and now works as a public school counselor.
All events are free and open to the public.
For more information, contact Damián Vergara Wilson, or call 505-277-4329.
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Spanish as a Heritage Language Program Offers ‘Tradiciones Nuevomexicanas'
April 20, 2011