year of mexico

Day of Dead Ballet

 

Come watch this amazing performance that will follow a Mexican family as they celebrate the Day of the Dead in a small Mexican Village. The performance will include a Spanish-English presentation of the actual Holiday in Mexico. Tickets are available, free of charge, for students, faculty and staff at the Student Center Ticket office.

 

Ven y disfruta de este ballet que seguirá a una familia Mexicana celebrando el Día de los Muertos en un pequeno pueblo Mexicano. El show incluirá una presentación en Ingles y Esapanol con información sobre este feriado y festividad.

Date: 
Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Lexington Opera House
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Day of the Dead Festival

Hosted by the Living Arts & Science Center. The Festival will show how Mexicans and various other cultures around the world remember and celebrate their passed families and friends. The festival will feature traditional Mexican musica, dancers, and a candle light parade. 

 

Ven a celebrar el Día de los Muertos con Living Arts & Sciences Center. Durante el festival habrá música tradicional mexicana, bailes tradicionales, mucho color y una caminata a luz de candelas. Ven a recordar y celebrar a tu familia y amigos como lo hacen los mexicanos y otras culturas lationamericanas. 

Date: 
Friday, November 1, 2013 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
362 N. ML King Blvd.
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Altar Building Workshop

A short workshop on how to build an altar for Mexican Day of the Dead facilitated by Jacobo and Janice Aragon. Learn to make flowers, cut paper, and prepare an altar. Then we will be building various altars for UK, including one featured in the lobby of Patterson Office Tower.

 

Jacobo y Janice Argón darán un taller sobre como construir un altar típico del Día de los Muertos. Se enseñará como hacer flores de papel y diferentes diseños que suelen verse en los altares. Después del taller todos los participantes construirán varios altares que se mostrarán alrededor del campus, entre estos altares se encuentra el que estará en el lobby de Patterson Office Tower. 

Date: 
Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Location: 
122 Classroom Building
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Day of Dead Slide Presentation

Adalhi Aranda Corn will give a presentation explaining the cultural and historical context of the Dia de los Muertos holiday. The presentation will also address the ballet "Dia de los Muertos: A Mexican Celebration of Life and Death," written by Corn for Lexington's Bluegrass Youth Ballet, to be performed on October 31st and November 1st at the Lexington Opera House. The slide show will be in English and Spanish. 

 

Adalhi Aranda Corn dará una presentación que explicará el contexto histórico y cultural de la celebración del Día de los Muertos. Además, también dará información sobre el ballet: Día de los Muertos: Una Celebración Mexicana de Vida y Muerte” escrita por Corn y que será presentada por Lexington’s Bluegrass Youth Ballet este 31 de octubre y 1ro de noviembre en el Lexington Opera House. La presentación estará disponible en ingles y español.

Date: 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Student Center Theater
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A&S 100 - Special Course: Pyramids, Sacrifice, and Ancient Cities: Aztecs and Maya of Mexico - Dr. Chris Pool

Date: 
Monday, October 7, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm
Location: 
CB 114
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Culture & Identity: New Expressions by Latino Artists in the 21st Century (featuring the work of Lexington artists Agustin Zarate, Diane Kahlo, & Adan Utrera)

Come see the work of three Latin Artists from October 14 to November 15 in the Living Arts & Sciences Center. Artists Agustin Zarate, Diane Kahlo, and Adan Utera explore how culture and identity can shape the Latino Immigrant. 

 

A partir del 14 de octubre hasta el 15 de noviembre habrá una exhibicion en el Living Arts & Sciences Center de tres artistas latinos. Agustin Zarate, Diane Kahlo y Adan Utera exploran por medio de su arte el rol que juegan la cultura e identidad en la formación de un imigrante Latino. 

Date: 
Monday, October 14, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, December 14, 2013 (All day)
Location: 
Living Arts & Science Center - 362 n. Martin Luther King Blvd
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Gustavo Arellano presents his book "Taco USA"

Date: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
MLK Center
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Kickoff: Viva Mexico!

Date: 
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 
Student Center Patio
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First Day of Classes

Date: 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 (All day)
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