Feature Photo By Sergio Jimenez
With support from the MacArthur Foundation’s International Connections Fund, portoluz is organizing a year-long series of concert programs, workshops, and community-based exchange activities centered on the Son Jarocho cultural tradition from southern Veracruz, Mexico.
In addition to furthering the quality and knowledge of jarocho music in Chicago, this exchange project encourages examination of the historical interaction among these cultural groups and its significance in furthering cultural dialogue and synergy today.
Chicago-based musicians and other cultural workers will travel to Veracruz for intensive workshops and immersion in the cultural life that has nurtured the genre over centuries. Renowned musicians from various communities in Veracruz will visit Chicago for presentations at numerous accessible cultural venues including festivals, schools and community-based organizations.
This is a free event, appetizers and tequila will be provided. Please RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org
Music provided by: Los Sunny Daze