Online Lecture: Songs and Stories from Hispanic Culture in New Mexico by Jesus Martinez Nov. 4

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An Invitation from the Friends of History
New Mexico History Museum
Palace of the Governors
Online First Wednesday Lecture 

Songs and Stories from Hispanic Culture in New Mexico
Jesus "Chuy" Martinez

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
12:00-1:00 PM

 New Mexico History Museum 
Jesus "Chuy" Martinez. Personal Collection.



This live performance will explore the corridos/ballads of New Mexico, and their historic, cultural and social influences.

Jesus "Chuy" Martinez is a musician and folklorist.  He is the co-founder of numerous community organizations.  He is also a grassroots founding member of the National Hispanic Cultural Center, and for 23 years hosted and produced the "Lo Maduro de la Cultura" television program.  Chuy received a 1998 Human Rights Unsung Hero Award, a 1999 Bravo Artist of the Year Award, a 2009 Si Se Puede Cesar Chavez Award, a 2011 Community Service Award, a 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from Hilos Culturales, a 2016 Ohtli Award given by the Mexican Government for Cultural Services abroad, and a 2019  Corazon de Cultura Award from the Hispanic Heritage Committee.



Friends of History

A New Undertaking

Due to current stay-at-home orders,  the Friends of History has moved to an on-line presentation format until the New Mexico History Museum is able to host large gatherings in its Auditorium.

This presentation will be a live performance on Wednesday on the History Museum's Facebook and YouTube sites at:

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For YouTube, click on:

Sign on shortly before the presentation begins at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, November 4th

A live Question & Answer Session  with the speaker will immediately follow the presentation.  

Questions and comments for the speaker can be posted at any time during the presentation on either webpage chat box.

The entire presentation with the Q&A session will be posted for viewing on both the Museum's Facebook and YouTube pages following the live presentation.

Looking forward to enjoying the event with you. 

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