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CALPULLI MEXICAN DANCE COMPANY
Calpulli Mexican Dance Co. presents the 3rd and final session in 2008 of its donation-based children's dance program. The award-winning program introduces children to the richness of Mexican culture and history through dance and movement.
Training includes fundamentals and regional traditional dances. More information including address and schedule at the following site:
http://www.calpullidance.org/chidren.htm

MANO A MANO MEXICAN CULTURE WITHOUT BORDERS
Mano a Mano invites you to our 5th annual community celebration of Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead at St. Mark's Church in the Bowery. This four day event, which runs from October 30- November 2 includes altar building, a dance procession, workshops in making Sugar Skulls, Pan de Muertos Bread, various Paper Craft traditions and writing Calaveras poetry. There will be musical performances by Semilla and the Mariachi Tapatio of Alvaro Paulino and a dramatic presentation by La Carpa. Delicious food provided by vendors from Esperanza del Barrio, this is an event the whole family will enjoy. St. Marks is located at the corner of 10th Street and Second Avenue in the Lower East Side. Visit www.manoamano.us for a complete schedule and to register to volunteer. We invite our partners at the USMCOC to become corporate/business sponsors of this wonderful event. Call us to find out about the benefits you'll receive by joining with us.

Posadas y Pastorelas is Mano a Mano's 4th annual Family Celebration of Mexican Christmas traditions at the Museum of City of New York in El Barrio. Join us on Sunday, December 14th for an afternoon of fun: learn how to make tamales and punch, make a piñata and learn traditional holiday songs. There is a neighborhood singing procession, the Posada, and a frolicking Shepherds' play, the Pastorela. The event is capped off with a joyful party with live music, a big piñata and aguinaldo "goody bags" for all the kids. The Museum is located at Fifth Avenue and 104th Street. Visit www.manoamano.us for a complete schedule and to register to volunteer. We invite our partners at the USMCOC to become corporate/business sponsors of this wonderful event. Call us to find out about the benefits you'll receive by joining with us.

Mano a Mano was a curatorial partner with the Queens Museum for the exhibition Pedro Meyer: Heresies, which runs from October 12, 2008 - January 4, 2009. Pedro Meyer is a premiere Mexican photographer, and an innovative documentarian. Mano a Mano selected photos that resonate with our mission to celebrate the Mexican creative spirit. Visit http://www.queensmuseum.org to learn more.
 

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