This Project is dedicated to the preservation of Hispanic Culture.  We will, through a select group of young artists, bring an exciting cultural enrichment program to the community.  Our goal is to increase cultural awareness by providing enjoyable and significant educational performances, and to expand the diversity of our audience in a gang/drug free environment.

Our sponsors:  Nebraska Arts Council, Lincoln Arts Council, Lincoln Community Foundation, Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, Inc., Latinos sin Fronteras, El Charro Auto Sales, La Mexicana, Lincoln Benefit Life, Keep Nebraska Beautiful.

Mexico in Their Blood

Where does culture reside? In the mind, in the heart, and definitely
in the body—the scratch of a wool sweater or the prickle of a straw
hat, the smell of your mother’s bread baking, the steps to a traditional
dance. Culture lives inside us, even if unrecognized or forgotten,
so that if we seek to connect with it, it can flood with dizzying richness
back into our lives.
That’s why Juan Rodriguez has dedicated himself to promoting Mexican culture—and of course dance—in Lincoln, Nebraska. Read More...

Group opens traditional Latino dance studio for youth

Walk past the red cinder block building at Stewart and Y streets on a Monday evening and you'll probably hear festive music and hard-soled shoes pounding on plywood floors.

That's the sound of preserving culture.
It's the sound of keeping kids off the street and engaged in education.

Inside, you'll find more than two dozen kids of all ages practicing traditional Jalisco-style dancing under the moniker Sangre Azteca.Read More...

 
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