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Noche Azul Concert to Highlight Music of Romani Culture

Noche Azul Concert to Highlight Music of Romani Culture

Fresh from her appearance at the Carver Center where she premiered her new album, singer Azul Barrientos will grace the stage of the Esperanza Peace & Justice Center on October 20 with a concert titled, “Caravana Gitana” (Gypsy Caravan) featuring music of the Romani culture. The Romani, often referred to as Gypsies, have their origins

Azul Barrientos to Premier New Album With Concert at Carver Center

San Antonio-based chanteuse Azul Barrientos will premier her new album, Nuestro Corazón!, at a concert on Sunday, September 16 at the Carver Center’s Jo Long Theater. Barrientos, who is from Mexico City, has been artist-in-residence at the Esperanza Peace & Justice Center since 2007 where her monthly Noche Azul concerts have showcased traditional Mexican music

Queer Tango v. the Dance World’s Gender Binary

Seven years ago, Dancing With the Stars aired its first ever same-sex dance routine. After the celebrity’s dance partner had been injured, a male dancer stepped in during rehearsals so that time wouldn’t be lost waiting on the celebrity’s original partner, and somehow it was decided that the men would perform the dance they practiced together on air. They