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97 Star Starred
Luckman Fine Arts Complex
at Cal State L.A. 5151 State University Drive Los Angeles, CA 90032
323-343-6600
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4.0 / 5 Rated by 8 members
Review from LAPHIL310
27 events 8 reviews

A great evening. This premiere performance was a wonderful window to Mexican history via music, song and dance. Production was first rate, with excellent performers, dancers, musicians and singers. This deserves a larger audience and I would...continued

reviewed Oct 20 2007 report as inappropriate
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Strongly influenced by the Afro Caribbean  rhythms from Veracruz, Mexico, Un Zapateado Chicano  explores  Gema Sandoval’s Chicano voice in dance.  In direct opposition to the very symmetrical sounds of traditional Mexican folk music,  the syncopated sounds of Veracruz provide the inspiration for the rhythms that Floricanto explores in this two hour production  where dancers become part of the music by establishing percussive dialogues  with  musicians and, together, explore the connections that exist in the rhythms of our global cultures.

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