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Posted on 04-12-2012
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Revealing Indigenous heritage through storytelling


“Rather than rely on others to create my identity, ¬I needed to identify myself,” explained musician and storyteller Michael Heralda, in search of his Indigenous ties that are relayed through his award winning Aztec Stories presentation.
Photo: Courtesy Colorado Folk Arts Council
The Colorado Folk Arts Council and Metropolitan State College of Denver (MSCD) Department of Chicana/o Studies Journey Through Our Heritage Program will host a special tribute to National Poetry Month with a free concert at the Aurora Fox (9900 E. Colfax ), April 25, noon-1pm with, with special guest Michael Heralda, a Los Angeles based nationally renowned musician and storyteller.
Heralda will tour Colorado the week of April 25-28 with his award winning Aztec Stories presentation. This week long tour also includes free concerts open to the public in the following locations: April 26, Heralda will present workshops in the Roger Braun Lounge, Tivoli Center on Auraria Campus (open to the public, 8am-9:30am, 11am-2pm, and 3:15pm). He will utilize song, music and story to demonstrate how a working knowledge of poetry and spoken word can enhance community and student relationship both in and out of the classroom.
April 27, 5:30pm, enjoy a spectacular evening event will include MSCD Café Cultura at St. Cajetan’s on Auraria Campus, featuring an open mic poetry slam in honor of the late poet Mauricio Saravia, who died of a rare disease at the age of 39 after establishing an art school for inner city children in the Denver area. Poets from the Café Cultura co-op along with Heralda, students and community musicians will be celebrating poetry. Pizza, beverages and dessert will be served. All poets and “hope to be poets” welcome to read!
April 28, 9am, Heralda will present on behalf of MSCD at the Denver Women’s Press Club (13th Ave and Logan), Writing from Your Roots; at Noon, he will present at the Boulder Public Library; and at 5pm he will host a closing event to pay tribute to MSCD Chicana/o Studies with a Grand Fiesta at the Chicano Arts and Humanities ...
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