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Thursday, September 11
 

7:00pm

Festival Opening With Mother Earth Concert Featuring La Santa Cecilia
Limited Capacity seats available

Festival Opening with Mother Earth Concert at Macky Concert Hall
Featuring La Santa Cecilia, 2013 Grammy Award Winner/ Thinking Outside the Border/The Band with a message. And honoring Dolores Huerta (Presidential Medal of Honor) with Festival's 1st Nuestra Madre Award. Special Appearances by Denver Sound bands Tarantella and Elin Palmer + Band

Opening act by Earthguardians Xiuhtezcatl, Itzcuauhtli and Isa. performing two songs: Indigenous Roots and Be the Change​.  




Moderators
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Midy Aponte

President, Sánchez Ricardo
Most recognized for her community influencer and leadership abilities, Midy Aponte is an accomplished communications strategist intent on delivering meaningful results that connect all types of audiences: corporate representatives, political thought-leaders, community advocates and next-generation influencers. She is currently an independent consultant serving outdoor recreation and environment and conservation clients and is collaborating with... Read More →
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Mary Young

Boulder City Council

Speakers
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Dolores Huerta

Dolores Clara Fernandez Huerta is a labor leader and civil rights activist who co-founded the National Farmworkers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers (UFW). Huerta has received numerous awards for her community service and advocacy for workers', immigrants', and women's rights, including the Eugene V. Debs Foundation Outstanding American Award, the United States... Read More →

Artists
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La Santa Cecilia

La Santa Cecilia is a Mexican-American band based in Los Angeles, California who play a blend of many forms of music, including cumbia, bossa nova, andboleros. The name La Santa Cecilia is based upon the patron saint of musicians, Saint Cecilia. For their full-length studio album, Treinta Días, the group won a Grammy for Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album in 2014.




Thursday September 11, 2014 7:00pm - 10:00pm
CU Boulder Macky Auditorium
 
Friday, September 12
 

7:30pm

Latinologues: Green Go!
Limited Capacity seats available

Latinologues, originally a Broadway comedy hit produced by Rick Najera brings to Colorado a new production with the theme “Green Go” and five Broadway actors (with monologues rewritten to discuss Colorado’s floods, their ecological impact and the state of environmentalism in the Latino community). Stars are: Carlos Gomez, of “In the Heights,” Yanira Marin  of “West Side Story,” Jesse Garcia of “The Pee Wee Herman Show,” Rafael Agustin, star of the nationally touring comedy, “N*gger Wetb*ck Ch*nk,” and Rick Najera

Artists
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Jesse Garcia

Jesse Garcia is an American actor. Garcia starred in the award-winning film Quinceañera, written and directed by Wash Westmoreland and Richard Glatzer with executive producer Todd Haynes, which won both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the 2006Sundance Film Festival in the Dramatic Independent Feature Competition. Quinceañera was also selected to play at theBerlin Film... Read More →
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Rafael Maya

Director, Desde Cero
Master Bombero Rafael Maya will be visiting Colorado exclusively for the Barrio E' musical production, INFLUENCIAS: The Legacy of Bomba.


Friday September 12, 2014 7:30pm - 8:30pm
The Dairy Center for the Arts, Performance Space. 26th & Walnut Street | Boulder, CO 80302
 
Saturday, September 13
 

5:00pm

Barrio E' ALEF Music & Performance Fest "INFLUENCIAS: The Legacy Bomba"
Limited Capacity seats available

Influencias:The Legacy of Bomba A collaborative piece with Flamenco Denver, Master Teber Milandou-Sita Congolese West African group, Cindy Brandle - Modern Dance, Orquesta La Brava - Salsa Orquestra, Prat Academy - Latin Dance, and Barrio E'nsemble. In addition, appearences by Carlos Heredia director of Hip Hip Heredia Theater, Magally Rizo actress from Su Teatro Denver, singers Eutimia Cruz (usually performs Indigenous/Mexican Music), Aquiles Quiroga (usually performs Latin Rock and Latin Music), and Marvin Flamenco (usually performs Bachata), musicians Raul Febo (singer and trumpet player). STAR GUEST: Master Bombero from Puerto Rico, Rafael Maya and content collaborations with Bomberos(as) from Puerto Rico, New York, Chicago and California.

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Artists
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Daniel Leon

Singer / Percussionist / Dancer, Barrio E'
Since 2005 Daniel Leon has been involved in varios music projects in Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia and the latest in Colorado. Daniel began as a singer and later developed percussion and dance skills which he excercises in professional cultural project, Barrio E'. He has performed with international artists El Gran Combo, Jerry Rivera, Maelo Ruiz, La Makina, Monchi & Nathalia and Manuel Molina.
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Rafael Maya

Director, Desde Cero
Master Bombero Rafael Maya will be visiting Colorado exclusively for the Barrio E' musical production, INFLUENCIAS: The Legacy of Bomba.



Saturday September 13, 2014 5:00pm - 7:00pm
The Dairy Center for the Arts, Performance Space. 26th & Walnut Street | Boulder, CO 80302

7:30pm

“Almost White” Comedy Stand Up with Rick Najera
Limited Capacity seats available

Comedy stage play production by acclaimed writer Rick Najera (In Living Color, MADtv) brings his humorous memoir, Almost White: Forced Confessions of a Latino in Hollywood, to the stage. Revisiting his childhood, career and new family life, Najera's story is about the 5 Ls: Latinos, life, love, laughter and la familia

Artists

Saturday September 13, 2014 7:30pm - 8:30pm
The Dairy Center for the Arts, Performance Space. 26th & Walnut Street | Boulder, CO 80302
 
Sunday, September 14
 

6:00pm

Strings and Piano for Mother Earth: Extraordinaires Sandra Wong and Victor Mestas in Concert
Speakers
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Victor Mestas

Born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, Victor Mestas has been the endorsement artist for YAMAHA musical products in Venezuela since 2001 and a faculty member at the prestigious University Institute of Musical Studies in Venezuela. His professional background includes more than 80 recording productions for national and international renowned artists,winning a Latin Grammy Award in 2010 (with Ilan). Mestas has performed as a musician (pianist... Read More →


Sunday September 14, 2014 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Dairy Center for the Arts, Performance Space. 26th & Walnut Street | Boulder, CO 80302