5489Fwd: "Songs and Images of Mexican Labor in the U.S." - Nov. 21st, 2013
- Nov 20, 2013A friendly reminder about this event taking place tomorrow evening. Hope to see some of you there.Best,Mario Garcia Sierra---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Ibarra, Armando <armando.ibarra@...>
Date: Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 4:35 PM
Subject: Re: "Songs and Images of Mexican Labor in the U.S." - Nov. 21st, 2013
Please join us to celebrate and learn from nationally-recognized educator and entertainer Dr. Jesus “Chuy” Negrete who will perform songs and share images of Mexican labor in the U.S.Songs and Images of Mexican Labor in the U.S.Thursday, November 21 from 6-8 p.m.Madison Labor Temple, 1602 S. Park St., Madison, WI
Dr. Negrete will share poetic songs and corridos (running verse ballads) and slides as he traces the history of the Mexican-Latino experiences from pre-Columbian times to the present. Dr. Negrete has been called “the Chicano Woody Guthrie” by oral historian and radio personality Studs Terkel.
This free and open to the public event is co-sponsored by the School for Workers, Havens Center, South Central Federation of Labor, Movimiento Estudiantil Chican@ de Aztlán, Working Class Student Union and Worker Rights Center. Refreshments will be available.
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