Recap: “Returning to Aztlan: Revisited” & “Dia De Los Muertos – Blue”

Copali Copili Aztec Dancers

Saturday’s opening of the 9th Annual Aztlan Exhibit, “Returning to Aztlan: Revisited,” and our open show, “Dia De Los Muertos – Blue”, was a massive success.  Thank you to everyone who attended and all the artists who submitted pieces.

The evening began with a traditional Aztec dance performance by the Copali Copili Aztec Dancers. This troupe performs their intense, all consuming narrative dance each year at the Aztlan exhibit—and as always their performance was not to be missed.

Salt Petal

The evening continued with the Pomona debut of Salt Petal whose danceable Latin rhythms mirrored the night’s theme by connected traditional sounds with the new.  The polyrhythmic Afrobeats of Mexico ’68 closed out the fun filled evening.

Mexico '68

Returning to Aztlan: Revisited & Dia De Los Muertos
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Don’t miss the 9th Annual Aztlan exhibition “Returning to Aztlan: Revisited” and “Dia De Los Muertos – Blue” on display through November 26th at the dA:

The dA Center for the Arts Presents:

“Returning to Aztlan: Revisited” & “Dia De Los Muertos – Blue”
October 8 – November 26, 2011
About “Returning to Aztlan Revisited”
About “Dia De Los Muertos – Blue”

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