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All events in bold are events open to the public. All events are free of admission charge, unless otherwise noted. Tickets are required for all events. For tickets to events, please call the box office at 936-294-2339 or email tickets@shsu.edu. Website: http://www.shsu.edu/~music/festival/

Monday, February 21, 2011

  • Rehearsal in Dance Theater—Mr. Moroles, Ms. Zahradnik, and Dr. Lane, TBD
  • Kick-off poster session on Latin American Arts, Humanities, Business, etc., from Foreign Languages and people from Houston Hispanic scene 2-5 pm; Place: Lowman Student Center Ballroom A
    • Humanities Theme: Latin American Scholarship at SHSU
      Business: Dr. Ulises Balderas
      English: Drs. Bebout, Shemak, Professor Russo
      Foreign Languages: Drs. Andrist, Koeninger, Latínez, Mallén, Mouton, Policarpo, Raymond, Saumell Muñoz
      History: Drs. Castillo Crimm and Heath
      Sociology: Drs. Bonanno and Vega
      (others to answer)
      2pm-5pm: 15 minute slots each, (10 minute explanation, 5 minute questions)
  • "Latin Styles" private lessons with Professors Luis Marín – piano and Pedro Perez – bass with student musicians from SHSU-School of Music (SOM), practice rooms, times TBD throughout the week
  • Latin Styles Clinic – Part I with Professors Luis Marín, Pedro Perez from the Puerto Rico National Conservatory of Music working with SHSU Jazz Ensemble—SHSU School of Music (SOM), room 205 or (PAC) Recital Hall, 2-3pm
  • Artist OpeningAdelina Moya, painter and Jesús Moroles, sculptor opening in Wynne Fine Arts Home, 5-7 pm (Carbonero catering)
  • Danilo Pérez

    Danilo Pérez, “El Arte de la Improvisación”

  • Kick-off Latin Jazz Concert: Luis Marín and musicians from the Puerto Rico National Conservatory of Music —Performing Arts Center (PAC) Concert Hall 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

  • Rehearsal in Dance Theater—Mr. Moroles, Ms. Zahradnik, and Dr. Lane, TBD
  • “El Arte de la Improvisación” (The Art of Improvisation) Latin Jazz Workshop with Danilo Pérez” - 10-11:30 am School of Music, Recital Hall or Room 201
  • Rehearsal—Mr. Pérez, SHSU Jazz Band and SHSU Orchestra, 12:30-2 p.m. PAC Concert Hall
  • Painting at Wynne: Adelina Moya, painter, The Wynne Home Arts Center, 10 am-1 pm
  • Sculpture at Wynne: Jesús Moroles, sculptor, The Wynne Home Arts Center, 2-4 pm
  • Latin Styles Clinic - Part II with Professors Luis Marín, Pedro Perez from the Puerto Rico National Conservatory of Music with the SHSU Jazz Lab Band - SHSU School of Music (SOM), room 205 or Recital Hall, 2-3:00 pm
  • SHSU Faculty Jazz Combo Open Jam Session with Professors Aric Schneller, Dr. Scott Plugge, Randy Adams, Dr. John Lane, David Craig, Dr. Marshall Davies, Luis Marín, Pedro Perez, and student musicians from the Puerto Rico National Conservatory of Music and SHSU Student Jazz Combo—SHSU School of Music (SOM), room 205 or Recital Hall, 3:30-5pm
  • Ballet Folklórico (Huntsville) LULAC performance in PAC dance theatre 7:30 p.m.
  • Humanities Theme: México and Mexican Americans: Photo display: Mexican Americans in Houston history (music atrium)
    • Presentations 10 am-12 pm and 1:30 -4:30 pm
    • 10-10:30 am Mexican American Women & Wages, Dr. Ulises Balderas, SHSU
    • 10:30-11 am Founder of Microcredits Project: Microcredits in Latin America, Dr. Rogelio García, Professor of International Studies at University of St. Thomas
    • 11-11:30 am: Mexican Americans in Houston; Dr. Dorothy Caram, Univeristy of Houston Professor Emeritus
    • 1:30-2 pm Dr. Alessandro Bonanno, Professor of Sociology, SHSU
    • 2-2:30 pm Mexican & Mexican American Women & Banking: Dr. Castillo de Crimm, Professor of History, SHSU
    • 2:30-3pm: Dr. Charles Heath, Assistant Professor of History, SHSU
    • 3-3:30 pm: Refreshments, LSC 304
    • 3:30- 4 pm: Mexican American Political Clout: Dr. Henry Flores, Professor of Political Science, Graduate Dean, St. Mary's University
    • 4-4:30 pm: Mestizaje: Dr. John Burke, Professor of Political Science at University of St. Thomas
  • Film festival: San Rafael Productions, Pat Collins, filmmaker, The Wynne Home Arts Center, 7 – 9 pm
    • Holy Week in San Miguel de Allende
    • Guadalupe: Mother of all México
    • Following the Spirit
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Adam Cruz, Danilo Pérez, and Ben Street.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

  • “Viva el Ritmo” (Long Live Rhythm) Latin Jazz workshop on Latin rhythms with Danilo Pérez and musicians, 10-11: 30 am, Recital Hall or Room 201
  • Painting at Wynne:  Adelina Moya painter, The Wynne Home Arts Center, 10 am-1 pm
  • Rehearsal with SHSU Jazz Ensemble—Mr. Pérez and SHSU Jazz Band, 2-4 pm, Room 205
  • “Creación del Alma” (Creation of the Soul) —Sculpture, Modern Dance, Percussion Improvisation performance: PAC Dance Theater, 7: 30 p.m.
    • Jesús Moroles (sculptor), Dr. John Lane, percussion and company, Ms. Jaime Zahradnik, dance and company
  • Humanities Theme: Literature/Arts in Latin America
    Presentations 10-12 pm and 1:30-4:30 pm; Lowman Student Center Ballroom A
    • 10-10:30 am: Sarah Cortez, poet
    • 10:30-11 am: The Forbidden Dance: Dr. Frieda Koeninger, Associate Professor of Spanish, SHSU
    • 11-11:30: Dr. Debra D. Andrist, Professor of Spanish, SHSU: Women Artists of Latin America
    • 11:30 am-12: Panel discussion on Latin American Women: Drs. Díaz, Koeninger, Andrist, Shemak, Raymond, Ms. Salum: Dr. Castillo de Crimm, Dr. Vega
    • 1:30-4:30 pm: Film festival by Houston Institute for Culture, intro to Institute by Mark Lacy, director
    • Publications display 10 am-5 pm

Thursday, February 24, 2011

  • Tintineo de los marfiles” (Tickling the Ivories) Latin jazz piano improvisation workshop, Recital Hall, 10-11:30 am
  • Dress Rehearsal — Mr. Pérez, SHSU Jazz Band and SHSU Orchestra, 12:30-2 p.m. PAC Concert Hall
  • Painting at Wynne:  Adelina Moya, painter, The Wynne Home Arts Center, 10 am-1 pm
  • Sculpture at Wynne: Jesús Moroles, sculptor, The Wynne Home Arts Center, 2-4 pm
  • Humanities Theme: Literature/Publishing in Latin America
    Ballet Folklórico

    LULAC Ballet Folklórico dancers.

    Presentations 10-11:30 am and 1- 4:30 p.m. Lowman Student Center Ballroom A

    • 10-10:30 am: Dr. Elizabeth Coscio, chair of Modern & Classical Languages, University of St. Thomas
    • 10:30-11 am: RoseMary Salum, Founder & Editor of Literal: Voces Latinoamericanas magazine: The History of Voces
    • 11-11:30: RoseMary Salum: readings from her own short stories
    • 1-1:30: Dr. Nicolás Kanellos, Professor of Spanish at U of H, Founder/Editor of Arte Público Press: the History of the Press
    • 1:30- 2 pm: Dr. Norma Mouton, Faculty of Spanish at SHSU: The Arte Público Hispanic Recovery Project
    • 2-4 pm: 3-4 Arte Público authors, including probably a former police office who writes poetry
    • 4-4:30: Dr. Rafael Saumell-Muñoz: his memoir of Cuba
  • Film Festival, The Wynne Home Arts Center, 7-9 pm
    • Dr. Ralph Pease

Friday, February 25, 2011

  • “Weaving Sacred Granite Spaces” Jesús Moroles, sculptor, PAC Dance Theatre 9:00-10:30am
  • Painting at Wynne:  Adelina Moya, painter, The Wynne Home Arts Center, 10 am-1 pm
  • Sculpture at Wynne: Jesús Moroles, sculptor, The Wynne Home Arts Center, 2-4 pm
  • Invitational Latin jazz festival – 8 am-6 pm
    • Invite High School and university jazz bands from Houston, Dallas, San Antonio areas
  • Moroles

    Jesús Moroles and LCCR.

  • “El Arte de la Improvisación” Jazz Workshop with Danilo Pérez, Recital Hall 9-10:30 am
  • Q & A Session with Danilo Pérez, Recital Hall, 10:30-11:30 am
  • Latin Jazz Clinic Sessions, PAC Concert Hall, 1-3 pm
    • Each ensemble will also have a workshop with the invited guest artists
  • Final Latin Jazz Concert, PAC Concert Hall, 4-6 pm

Saturday, February 26, 2011

  • Rehearsal with SHSU Jazz Band and Orchestra 12-2 pm, PAC Concert Hall
  • Jam Session: Carribean Style-- Includes the SHSU Steel Band and SHSU jazz bands; PAC foyer 2-4 pm
  • Final Latin Jazz Concert with Danilo Pérez, Aric Schneller, SHSU jazz band, SHSU Symphony Orchestra, winner from jazz festival PAC Concert Hall 7:30 pm
    • Admission $15 adults/$12 Students, Seniors

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