Comes to Laredo Civic Center
Next Friday, April 21 is a day that local children may really be jumping
That's the day that "Cri-Cri: El Grillito Cantor" (Cri Cri:
The Singing Cricket) returns to Laredo for the Texas A&M International
University 2006 Spring Dance Concert at 7 p.m. in the Laredo Civic Center.
This event is free and open to the public and made possible by support provided
by the University's College of Arts and Sciences Department of Fine and
Performing Arts and The City of Laredo.
The Civic Center concert includes performances
by TAMIU students enrolled in the dance program. It features costumed characters
that come to life in a variety of dances that borrow from ballet, modern,
jazz, tap and Spanish dance and teach some valuable lessons about life.
will also be two separate performances during the day for students from Laredo
Independent School District, United ISD and local private schools at 9 and
Originally created by the Mexican-born Francisco Gabilondo Soler as
a radio educational show teaching children positive values, "Cri-Cri
reached its fame in México and Latin America in the 1940s. It continues
to be a popular icon to this day.
For more information, please contact Bede
Leyendecker, TAMIU assistant professor of dance, at 326.2625, e-mail email@example.com,
or visit offices in the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts, room
University office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through
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