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Cinco de Mayo

May 5th is Cinco de Mayo! Get ready for the fiesta with The Weekly Special! We'll have food, music, and dance celebrating the heart of Mexican culture!

The Ensamble Folklorico performs at an Immersion celebration in Indianapolis, IN.

Photo: Ensamble Folklorico of Indianapolis

The Ensamble Folklorico performs at an Immersion celebration in Indianapolis, IN.

Extravagant Brains:

Indiana just got a lot more “brainy.”  We’ll speak with renown author, Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, about the inspiration behind the Brain Extravaganza!

Ensamble Folklorico:  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3OQ4hMoqkU
The Weekly Special meets a dance troupe that brings traditional folk dance from the heart of Mexico to the stages of Indiana!
For the Love of the Sport:  
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mG9zGYghTUM
The Mexican National Under 21 Youth soccer team visits the Bill Armstrong stadium to compete against I.U.’s Men’s Soccer Team!
Also on this Episode
  • The Heart of La Torre:  The Salazar family, owners of La Torre restaurant, will prepare some of their favorite Cinco de Mayo recipes and share the heart behind Mexican cuisine!
  • The Battle of Puebla:  Renown Mexican historian, Peter Guardino, will join us in the studio to explain the history behind Cinco de Mayo and its significance today!
  • Latin American Music Center:  Hosted by one of the oldest centers of its kind in the United States, the Latin American Popular Music Ensemble will perform in studio!

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