Ballet Folklórico Alexa Zozaya with Grupo Folklórico Miztontli

Ballet Folklorico Alexa Zozaya (BFAZ) was founded the 13th of May 2021 under the artistic direction of Alexa Zozaya. The primary goal of BFAZ is to preserve and showcase Mexican culture and traditions for future generations as well as providing a place for people of all ages to experience the richness of our culture through … Read more

Jesus Garcia – Agave/Robe Braiding

Born and raised in Sonora, Mexico, with ranching and farming parents, Jesus Garcia learned horsehair and agave fiber rope “reata” from his father. He also sought out elders in rural Sonora who still practice the form, buying their work, learning from them, and sometimes bringing some of them across the border to demonstrate their art … Read more

Josefina Lizarraga – Paper Flowers

Raised in Nayarit, Mexico, amidst rich vegetation and colorful flowers, Josefina Lizarraga learned about local flora and fauna from her mother, grandmothers, and elders. As a child she learned to make paper flowers from an artist in the pueblo of Ruiz and later from a Mexican-Chinese flower maker and dressmaker, who taught her to make … Read more

Churros El Rey – 49

Growing up in Mexico, our favorite holiday was Dia de Los Muertos. Every year we looked forward to this day because vendors from other states came to sell their food and products, thus expanding their cultures and customs to our city. The churros are what we waited for the most! That unique flavor that is … Read more

Mariscos Chihuahua – 42

Before there was a Mariscos Chihuahua, there was only a Mariscos. In 1971, a small stand opened in Nogales, Mexico selling mariscos (seafood) next to a well-known fruit stand “Fruteria Chihuahua.” People from all over Nogales would shop at this famous fruit stand and soon started buying their ceviche, cocktails, and other mariscos at the stand … Read more

Santa Pachita

Santa Pachita has been playing together since 2012. Guitarist Miguel Reyes and bass player Victor Cruz started the band after working together on other musical projects. They brought in talented musicians from a variety of different musical backgrounds. The result is a danceable fusion of ska, cumbia, and rumba-salsa. The congas, flute, and trumpet add … Read more

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