The Cashion Cultural Legacy presents “Tardeada VIII – Jóvenes y nuestras fiestas” a matinee dance concert featuring youth ensemble Los Lupeños Juvenil.
Los Lupeños Juvenil was formalized in July, 2015 after existing under our Academy for many sessions. Dancers in this company range from 10 to 15 years old. They have a unique opportunity to explore Mexican folk dance in a professional environment with special mentoring that prepares them to enter the main Performing Company someday.
Los Lupeños Juvenil is directed by Samuel Cortez and will perform five regions of Mexican traditional dance. This concert also features the traditional music of Bay Area musicians from DíaPa’Son.
The Cashion Cultural Legacy is committed to sustaining the preservation, presentation, and education of Mexican folk culture through dance. It pursues this mission by operating a professional Mexican folk dance company (Los Lupeños de San José), a youth dance ensemble (Los Lupeños Juvenil) offering accessible classes to the community (Los Lupeños Academy), operating an annual Artist Exchange of dancers, directors, and choreographers between California and México, and researching and documenting the art form.
The Cashion Cultural Legacy’s programming, including this concert, is supported by many individuals, foundations, and corporations. We would especially like to thank recent contributions from: Silicon Valley Creates, the California Arts Council, the Center for Cultural Innovation, and Adobe Systems.
We are also indebted to our friends and partners at the School of Arts and Culture @MHP.