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Blending culture in music and dance: Día Pa Son ensemble performs Son Jarocho at De Anza College

Blending culture in music and dance: Día Pa Son ensemble performs Son Jarocho at De Anza College

Aliya Nupbay, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2020

The walls of the De Anza Hinson Campus center embraced the spirited melodies of the traditional art form of Son Jarocho, a blend of African and indigenous Mexican music on Feb. 11. The main aim of the performance was to spread awareness of Son Jarocho music and unite the three quintessential roots...

Dia San Jose shows diversity in Mexican culture

Dia San Jose shows diversity in Mexican culture

Jenny Choi, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2019

Dia San Jose teleports attendees to Mexico’s “Dia de los Muertos,” featuring live music, traditional foods and antique stands on Saturday, Oct. 19. With half of their face painted as skulls, Maria Burrell and Arturo Magaria of Ensamble Folclórico Colibrí swayed their colorful skirts into waves...

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ unoriginal yet spooky

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ unoriginal yet spooky

Bryan Vo, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2019

“The Curse of La Llorona” is filled with shocking scares but lacks a solid identity, diluting Mexican folklore with horror tropes. This horror film, directed by Michael Chaves, follows Child Protective Services worker Anna Tate-Garcia, played by Linda Cardellini, and her two children as she i...