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To celebrate the PBS and WKAR Primetime Broadcast of
LATIN MUSIC USA

you are invited to a special preview film screening of

     THE 

CHICANO WAVE

A history of Mexican American music with
RITCHIE VALENS, LITTLE JOE, FREDDIE FENDER, LOS LOBOS, FLACO JIMENEZ,
LINDA RONSTADT, SELENA and LOS TIGRES DEL NORTE

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DIRECTED & PRODUCED by
JOHN J. VALADEZ

 

 

ABOUT THE SERIES
LATIN MUSIC USA is a primetime four-hour series for PBS exploring Latino music in the United States.
From the Caribbean infused rock of Carlos Santana to the rise of Celia Cruz, from Ritchie Valens and the Chicano sounds of East LA to Linda Ronstadt, Gloria Estefan, Los Lobos, Selena Quintanilla and many others, the series reveals how Latinos redefining the American experience.

This event is a collaboration between WKAR, the College of COMMUNICATION ARTS & SCIENCES, the Department of MEDIA & INFORMATION, the FILM STUDIES Program, The CHICANO/LATINO STUDIES Program, the JULIAN SAMORA RESEARCH INSTITUTE, and the COLLEGE ASSISTANCE MIGRANT PROGRAM

RSVP
jov.alm14@gmail.com

THURSDAY APRIL 13th 
6:30pm – Reception

LIVE CONJUNTO MUSIC
FREE BUFFET/TACO BAR

7:00pm – Screening
MSU Communication Arts & Sciences Bldg.
404 Wilson Road, East Lansing
Media Auditorium Room 145

Followed by a Q & A with Peabody Award winning filmmaker John J. Valadez

– FREE PARKING –
in the adjacent Trowbridge Road Parking ramp
1149 Red Cedar Road, East Lansing 48824

THE CHICANO WAVE was made in association with WGBH/Boston. Funding was provided by The National Endowment for the Arts, Latino Public Broadcasting, The Corporation for Public Broadcasting and viewers like you.  Thank You.

     

 

 

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