The Egalitarian Sound of Son Jarocho

by Kimi Eisele Reprinted from the September issue of BorderLore, online journal of the Southwest Folklife Alliance Michelle Téllez first heard the lively harmonic sounds of son jarocho music at a community concert in Los Angeles. The band playing was Mono Blanco, a well-known troupe from Veracruz, Mexico. “The sound drew me in. It was … Read more

2018 Festival Moves from El Presidio Park

Your favorite festival returns to downtown Tucson this fall, but this year on slightly new territory. Ready for a downtown block party? This year, we’ll surround the Tucson Public Library, running along North Stone and Church Avenues, between Congress and Alameda, and on Pennington Ave. We’re excited to continue animating downtown streets alive through cultural … Read more

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