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October 2018
Free

UA SBS Downtown Lecture: “Hip Hop Culture and its Visual Impact in Mexico”

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Centering on the visual aspects of music culture, Maurice Rafael Magaña, an assistant professor of Mexican American Studies, will discuss the role of urban youth culture in shaping collective identity, particularly where migration, cross-culture pollination and public artwork are involved. In highlighting the perhaps surprising exchange between the Los Angeles hip hop scene and youth activists in Oaxaca, Mexico, he will illustrate not only the communicative power of art in public spaces, but also the ways in which youth culture,…

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UA SBS Downtown Lecture: Norteño, Corridos, and Mariachi: Culture and Conflict in Border Music

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Born, developed, or enjoyed in zones of frequent migration, border music has always been shaped by the intermingling of cultures and identities. Sociology professor emeritus Celestino Fernández will relate the fascinating histories of musical genres performed in the Mexico-U.S. border region, including norteño, corridos, and mariachi, helping us see and hear the border in a new light. His talk will also incorporate a live corrido singer and a local mariachi band! This lecture is part of the UA College of…

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