Children's series to offer Mexican dance performances

January 03, 2002

Candlelight Concerts' Performing Arts Series for Children will present Mexican dance and musical program Sunday at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre.

The history, culture and traditions of Mexico are brought to the stage by Los Quetzales Mexican Dance Ensemble, professional dancers who will demonstrate dance styles from a number of Mexico's 31 states. The resplendent colors of the quetzal bird, which is honored in Mexico and Central America, will be represented in traditional costumes and reflective of the beauty and vitality of Mexican culture.

The dance troupe will be joined by the instrumentalists of Mariachi las Estrellas.

Performances will be held at 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. General admission is $6.

Information and tickets: 410- 715-0034 or 301-596-6203.

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