The Cashion Cultural Legacy (CCL) is dedicated to honoring the pivotal place of dance in Mexican and the Mexican Diaspora community of the United States, through research, preservation, and the outreach of materials related to Mexican dance and expressive culture.
February, CCL receives a grant from the Adobe foundation to foster performance activities for Los Lupeños. May - CCL hosts its third exchange scholarship artist, Maestro Ignacio Sánchez from Colima. Maestro Sánches is setting a suite of dances from the state of Michoacén for Los Lupeños. This exchange was made possible by a matching contribution from Adobe Systems. 4 oral histories of Mexican dance pioneers in California -- Emilio Pulido, Benjamin Hernandez, Ramon Morones, and Rosie Peña -- will be placed on the CCL website. June: Los Lupeños appear in the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, costumes and musicians provided by a grant from the CCL June and July: René Gonzalez returns to work with Los Lupeños, giving classes in modern dance and setting a new suite of Oaxacan dances. The residency is made possible by a grant from Adobe. November - CCL hosts its second scholarship recipient, Rosie Chavarria Peña, from Santa Ana, California who spends the month of November at the CCL archives near Guadalajara where she writes her life experiences as a Mexican Dancer in California. The 50-page manuscript is posted on the CCL website. April - CCL videotapes an oral history of Ignacio García, General Director of the Ballet Folklórico Guadalajara. June - CCL hosts its first scholarship recipient from Guadalajara, René González. He teaches Los Lupeños a suite of 19th-century Jalisco dances choreographed by René Arce, founder and artistic director of the Grupo Folklórico Ciudad de Guadalajara. Maestro González also gives a workshop to 17 dancers from throughout the Bay Area and Santa Cruz on sones from Guadalajara representing the work of young choreographers. July - CCL initiates an ensemble of nine musicians , directed by Esteban Zapiain, to learn a musical suite of 19th-century dances from Guadalajara in order to accompany Los Lupeños during their 2010-11 performance season.
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