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"Celebrando Nuestra Herencia” - "Celebrating Our Heritage"
This annual event will kick off the National Hispanic Month celebrations. A car show will take place throughout the day, and look out for Latin American Representatives in costume! Don't miss the Plaza Hacienda Open House. Participating galleries and shops will be open till 8:00 p.m. Also check out these other exciting events at the Gazebo:
9:45 a.m. - 10:15 p.m. Frank McCulloch y Sus Amigos
- Frank McCulloch y Sus Amigos (Frank McCulloch and Friends) have been playing together since 1999 in Albuquerque. Mostly Mexican or New Mexican in origin, their music is comprised of songs that many of us in the Southwest grew up listening to or singing, as well as several originals written by Frank in Spanish. They have been part of the annual "Nuestra Musica", an annual performance at the Lensic Theatre in Santa Fe that celebrates New Mexico’s deeply-rooted, diverse musical heritage.
10:15 - 11:00 a.m. Press Conference
11:00 – 11:15 a.m. Albuquerque Dance Pro Ballet Company
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Mariachi Tradicional
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Historic Old Town Business Partnership Expo featuring
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Casa Flamenca's Flamenco Por Derecho
5:30 - 8:00 p.m. Patio Market
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Mala Maña
- New Mexico's own Women's Voice and Drum Ensemble draws its inspiration from the rhythms of Afro-Colombia’s Atlantic and Pacific coasts, but does not stop there: woven into the mix are Caribbean reggaton, contemporary beat-boxing, African-American traditional, Mexican cumbia, and their own cumbia-inspired original compositions. Their love for the rhythm-inspired music of Colombia’s coastal people brought this vision of diversely talented women together to offer a unique and exciting tapestry of many voices and many drums.