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Part academic lecture, part musical journey, this fascinating night of sight and sound will explore the birth of mariachi during the 19th century as it developed throughout the Mexican states of Jalisco, Colima, Nayarit, and Michoacán, who all claim its origin. Dr. Donna T. Emmanuel of the University of North Texas will delve into the history and the evolution of Mariachi tradition, alongside curated audio selections and thrilling live performances from JP Elder Middle School Mariachi.

A celebration of life in baptisms, weddings, holidays, and funerals, Mariachi enriches Fort Worth’s cultural and artistic landscape, and continues to be an essential form of entertainment and ceremony for all.

Part academic lecture, part musical journey, this fascinating night of sight and sound will explore the birth of mariachi during the 19th century as it developed throughout the Mexican states of Jalisco, Colima, Nayarit, and Michoacán, who all claim its origin. Dr. Donna T. Emmanuel of the University of North Texas will delve into the history and the evolution of Mariachi tradition, alongside curated audio selections and thrilling live performances from JP Elder Middle School Mariachi.

A celebration of life in baptisms, weddings, holidays, and funerals, Mariachi enriches Fort Worth’s cultural and artistic landscape, and continues to be an essential form of entertainment and ceremony for all.

Part academic lecture, part musical journey, this fascinating night of sight and sound will explore the birth of mariachi during the 19th century as it developed throughout the Mexican states of Jalisco, Colima, Nayarit, and Michoacán, who all claim its origin. Dr. Donna T. Emmanuel of the University of North Texas will delve into the history and the evolution of Mariachi tradition, alongside curated audio selections and thrilling live performances from JP Elder Middle School Mariachi.

A celebration of life in baptisms, weddings, holidays, and funerals, Mariachi enriches Fort Worth’s cultural and artistic landscape, and continues to be an essential form of entertainment and ceremony for all.

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Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
3200 Darnell St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
http://www.fwopera.org/events/noches-de-opera-events/

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Admission is free.
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