The residents and small vendors of Duranguito invite all El Pasoans to celebrate the rich culture and history of their neighborhood. To that end, the residents have organized a ‘Save Barrio Duranguito Festival.’
There will be activities and cultural workshops for the whole family, food trucks, educational booths, historical walking tours of Duranguito and music from 4 to 10 pm on Friday, May 5th – the day before City elections.
Residents are invited to come listen to son jarocho, Chinese dance performance, an all-women mariachi group, danzantes Aztecas and more. The evening will end with an open air performance by Frontera Bugalú.
When: May 5 from 4 to 10 pm
Where: Mercado Tiradero/Duranguito Arts Market (corner of Paisano and Chihuahua Street)
4:00 Bienvenida and Opening Remarks
4:15 Blessing/Oración Fr. Garcia
Followed by a bilingual Historical Tour (Dr. David Romo & Dr. Max Grossman)
5:00 Danza Azteca Omecoatl
5:30 Performance by the Ai-Hwa Chinese School
6:00 Fandango con Maria, Yahvi, Rubi, and Leo /Dr. Max Grossman
7:00 Mariachi Femenil Flores Mexicanas
7:30 Los Dos, Mexican muralism and resistance
8:00 Spoken word/Poetry
9:30 Los Dos, Mexican muralism and resistance
10:00 Frontera Bugalú