Venezuelan conductor Andrés González takes us on a sonic journey across the Americas. In this program, which features the string section of the San Diego Symphony, you’ll hear some of the most iconic composers from Venezuela, Mexico and the United States. Folk melodies from Latin America and the United States bring these works together – from Jessie Montgomery’s delightful opener "Strum" to Juan Ramírez’s dance-like "Suite Latina."
El conductor venezolano, Andrés Gonzalez nos llevara a un viaje mágico por las Américas. En este programa, que nos introduce los instrumentos de cuerdas de la sinfónica de San Diego, usted escuchara algunos de los compositores más icónicos de Venezuela, México y los Estados Unidos. Latino América y los Estados Unidos se unirán por medio de sus melodías folclóricas. - de Jessie Montgomery's encantadora apertura Strum a la dansa de Juan Ramirez - como Suite Latina.
Sycuan Resort & Casino is the Lead Sponsor of Music Connects, which is also proudly sponsored by Mission Federal Credit Union. Additional support is provided by San Diego County District 8 and The FRONT Arte & Cultura.
From the organizers:Casa Familiar, this year celebrating its 50th anniversary, is pleased to announce the exhibition WOMEN, WORDS & WEAVING – Mujeres, Palabras y Tejidos as part of Casa Familiar’s 16th annual Dia de la Mujer. The Dia de la Mujer exhibition will be celebrated with an opening reception on March 4, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at The FRONT Arte & Cultura (147 W. San Ysidro Blvd, 92173.)Continuing its long tradition in San Ysidro and San Diego, Casa Familiar’s Dia de la Mujer celebration brings together a wide array of international and local artists over several events to elevate the works of BIPOC women and non-binary artists. It is an open invitation for artists to explore relevant issues of identity, gender, politics, community and spirituality.This year’s exhibition is curated by Katie Ruiz, Artist and the Artistic Director of the Women’s Museum of California. Ruiz holds a bachelor’s degree of Art from Northern Arizona University and a Master’s degree from The New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting & Sculpture. Her emphasis on Fiber art, painting and mixed media is evident in her artwork and curation.The exhibition showcases the works of 27 artists from 4 different countries including guest artist Natalia Toledo, Oaxacan poet who writes in Spanish & Zapotec, as well as Irma Sofia Poeter, Celia Herrera Rodriguez, Maria de Los Angeles, Alessandra Moctezuma, Delana Delgado, among other talented participants. The commemoration will include an exhibition and parallel activities taking place during the months of March & April, such as the special concert by The San Diego Symphony on March 25.Read more about the exhibition by Katie Ruiz here.Artists Participating:Guest Artists:Alessandra MoctezumaCelia Herrera RodriguezDelana DelgadoIrma Sofia PoeterMaria de Los AngelesNatalia ToledoArtists selected through the open call:Ale Ruiz TostadoAlejandra MoralAlexa MacíasAlexxa WalkerAlireza Amin MozafariARZU OZKALConstanza FregosoEdiciones Caradura & Damariz AispuroEsther Gámez RubioGaby EspinaGhis RodríguezJenny SandovalJill Marie HolslinLaurène PragetMaricruz AlvaradoMelissa WalterMichelle RomeroMirrored fatalitySepideh ShamloufardSofía LimónThe FRONT Arte & Cultura at Casa Familiar invites the public to attend the following Dia de la Mujer events:Parallel Activities:March 4, 6-8pm – Exhibition Opening ReceptionMarch 8, 6-8pm – Protect your Artistic Creations: A Practical Legal Workshop for Artists. With California Lawyers for the Arts. Featuring Olivia CaselliniMarch 25, 6pm – San Diego Symphony Concert. Conducted by Andrés GonzálezApril 15, 12-4 pm – Sidro Saturdays: Mujerxs Edition. Womxn-identifying and non-binary artists, vendors, and performersMay 4, 6-8pm Closing Reception / Tour of the exhibition. Led by curator Katie Ruiz and participant artists.Related links:The Front Arte & Cultura on Instagram