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20180329 Juarez Lincoln Folklorico MagallonPhotography 1155La Joya Juarez-Lincoln High School’s Mariachi Sol de Oro and Grupo Folklórico Sol Azteca will present their Spring 2018 concert at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, April 7, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 8. Performances will be held at the Alejandro “Alex” H. Saenz Performing Arts Center in La Joya.

Grupo Folklórico Sol Azteca is an award-winning folklórico and contemporary dance company from Juarez-Lincoln High School. The company is under the artistic direction of Jose Zamora MFA, an alumnus of La Joya independent School District.

20180329 Juarez Lincoln Folklorico 163540 463Grupo Folklórico Sol Azteca is part of the Juarez-Lincoln High School Dance Department which cultivates self-directed students and artists. The pride of the department is that the students are at the forefront of all of projects and events. The majority of the choreographic work and repertory is student created. They hope to inspire audiences to celebrate culture, diversity and art.

Mariachi Sol de Oro recently earned a Division I at the Texas Association of Mariachi Education Competition (TAME), and a Superior mark at UIL area. They advanced to state competition in both events. They are under the direction of Emilio Cantu, one of La Joya ISD’s pioneer mariachi directors.

Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Fine Arts Office (located within the Performing Arts Center Complex), or at the door on the day of the event. Tickets will be sold Monday-Friday, March 26-April 6, from 9 a.m. - noon and 1-4 p.m. The school district offices will be closed March 30 and April 2.

The Alejandro “Alex” H. Saenz Performing Arts Center is located at 604 N. Coyote Drive, La Joya.
For more information call 956-323-2898.

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