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KIDS COMMUTE - MEXICAN DANCE WEEK!

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Domingo Valdez
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El Universal Querétaro
Danza de los Concheros

This week, we'll learn about dances on wooden boxes, flying dances, dances about deer and, of course, the Mexican Hat Dance!

We'll also have a brand new Mexico-themed VISUAL quizlet for you! Scroll down for the clue.

Tune in Monday through Friday at 7:40 and 3:20, or listen any time below.

Kids Commute - MEXICAN DANCE WEEK! Monday: El querreque (Trio Armonia Huasteca)

Kids Commute - MEXICAN DANCE WEEK! Tuesday: Danza de los Concheros (Los Folkloristas)

Here's a closeup view of a conchera guitar:

Conchera
San Antonio Museum of Art
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Wikipedia Commons, user Thelmadatter
A conchera guitar

Kids Commute - MEXICAN DANCE WEEK! Wednesday: Danza del Venado (Members of the Folkloric Ballet of Mexico)
"Dance of the Deer"
Kids Commute - MEXICAN DANCE WEEK! Thursday: Danza de las Voladores
Audio from a ritual held in the Papantla region

Here's a video of these fabulous flyers, from the perspective of a dancer!

Kids Commute - MEXICAN DANCE WEEK! Friday: Jarabe Tapatio (The "Mexican Hat Dance")
Mariachi Mexico de Pepe Villa

Here's a video of the dance!

Quizlet!

Do you know who this Mexican artist is?

Text your answer to (231) 237-7482.

Frida Kahlo, Self-Portrait with a Monkey

Kate Botello is the morning host on Classical IPR. She also hosts and produces Kids Commute and Show Tunes with Kate Botello.