Musical and Literary Ofrenda

Musical and Literary Ofrenda

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Mon., Oct. 30, 5:30 p.m. 2017

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Lawndale Art Center
4912 Main St.
Houston, TX  77002
ROCO returns to Lawndale to present their annual ofrendas (offerings) in honor of Dia de los Muertos. This year, the program – a collaboration between ROCO, Lawndale, Inprint, Musiqa and the Houston Hispanic Forum – will include five short, original works from Houston composer Marcus Maroney as well as four prose and poetry texts from Inprint authors, all set against Lawndale’s display of retablos (devotional paintings and illustrations created in honor of the Day of the Dead). The concert begins at 6 p.m., but guests arriving early can join a tour of the gallery at 5:30 p.m. and guests able to stay after can partake in refreshments and practice their conversational Spanish during Español y arte at 7 p.m. [Organizer's description:] Celebrate the Mexican Day of the Dead with the annual Musical and Literary Ofrenda at Lawndale Art Center. This five-way collaboration finds ROCO partnering with Lawndale, Musiqa, Inprint and the Houston Hispanic Forum – all promoted by The Mexican Consulate.
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