Folklorico Community Event Coming to El Paseo Garden, June 10

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Curated by Co-MISSION Curatorial Residency artist Marcella Torres, "Folklorico Basics" is an immersive workshop that delves into the profound wisdom of the Mexican Nahua Indigenous tradition. Persephone B. Diamond and their mother will teach a Folkorico basics dance course. Sharing basic techniques within a queer friendly space.

This FREE event will take place Saturday, June 10, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. in the El Paseo Community Garden, located at 944 West 21st Street.

El Paseo Community Garden’s mission is to strengthen environmental stewardship and civic engagement while protecting equitable green space on behalf of the community.

Links Hall’s Co-MISSION Curatorial Residency program supports independent, Chicago dance curators, producers, and social practice artists in presenting new and existing performance by their communities, for their communities. In collaboration with Links Hall and a local organization in their own Chicago neighborhoods, the 2022-2023 resident curators will invite artists from their communities to present new or existing performance work at both Links Hall and a neighborhood location.

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Running Time
1 hour