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Unformatted text preview: Veronica Espino 5/31/11 Section 1pm Yosso, Lynman Extra Credit Mexican Folk Dancing On Wednesday, May 4th, I had the privilege of seeing the Mexican Folkloric Dance: Rafael Zamarripas Artistic Trademark. Mexican Folkloric dance is a display of the colorful heritage of the country and is influenced heavily by the complex history of Mexico and the indigenous culture in Mexico 1 . Although was my first time ever experi- encing folkloric dancing live in person, I have heard stories and seen examples on tv, since it is a favorite dance among my Chicano/a family. At the Multi-cultural Center Theater, there were two dancers, a man and woman, who danced folklorico to the sound of the Mexican music. The first dance they per- formed was the Jarabe Tapatio, where the man is trying to romantically court the wo- man. During the dance, the woman would proudly and confidently twirl her poblana (tradition fringed blouse, skirt, and a shawl) while the man (in an ornate charro) danced...
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2011 for the course CH ST 1c taught by Professor Barbosa during the Spring '07 term at UCSB.
- Spring '07