FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Members of Tejana legends, Las Tesoros de San Antonio, return to pay homage to Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe in concert, December 12, 2010.
WHAT: The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center invites the community to a concierto featuring, Rita “La Calandria” Vidaurri and Perla Tapatia of Las Tesoros de San Antonio Accompanying las señoras is all woman mariachi ensemble, Mariachi Mujer Internacional. The concert is in honor of all women, creators and healers of the world, who despite struggle embody the strength, resiliency, and sabiduria of nuestra madre diosa. We honor their labor and call on their creativity to continue leading us on a path towards social justice for our families, communities, and the earth.
Las damas of Las Tesoros are locally and internationally renowned performers who represent the musical styles of the Mexico/Texas border and of San Antonio, Texas. The performances and presentations of Las Tesoros de San Antonio, leave all in attendance nostalgic for the past and hopeful for a future community rich in our musical cultura and orgullosos de nuestras raices.
“…I am very honored to be a part of those legends. I was real young when I first heard of them…When I hear them, I’m inspired.”
– Eva Ybarra “La Reina del Acordeón”
WHEN: Sunday, December 12, 2010 from 3:00-5:00PM
WHERE: Esperanza Center, 922 San Pedro, San Antonio, Texas 78212
COST: $5 Mas o Menos Suggested Donation. No one turned away. Concessions will be available for sale by the Fuentes-Sanchez Lanier Scholarship Fund and will include champurrado, tamales, and other traditional Mexican foods.
About the Esperanza Peace and Justice Center
The people of Esperanza dream of a world where everyone has civil rights and economic justice, where the environment is cared for, where cultures are honored and communities are safe. The Esperanza advocates for those wounded by domination and inequality — women, people of color, lesbians and gay men, the working class and poor. We believe in creating bridges between people by exchanging ideas and educating and empowering each other. We believe it is vital to share our visions of hope… we are esperanza.