Posts tagged "Music"
Into the wild(er) slightly more northern parts

Into the wild(er) slightly more northern parts

I had a spur-of-the-moment chance to make a quick vis­it to the love­ly state of Aguas­calientes recent­ly. I’ve been mean­ing to vis­it the Vol­un­teer liv­ing up there, but sched­ul­ing these trips is tricky, unless you can just go with the flow and take the last-minute oppor­tu­ni­ty. This is now the most norther­ly part of Mex­i­co we are...
The most wonderful time of the year

The most wonderful time of the year

The cir­cus fes­ti­val is back! The cir­cus fes­ti­val is back! For­get all oth­er ways of mark­ing Peace Corps ser­vice time, I am now just count­ing time in between fes­ti­vals of acro­bat­ics. Tonight was the kick-off of the 5th annu­al Fes­ti­val Inter­na­cional Alter­na­ti­vo de Artes Escéni­cas, or Sigu­ien­tesce­na. It seems a lit­tle small­er than last year, but there is...
Getting ready

Getting ready

Best watched on repeat. chalk­ing-up2 from Karen M on Vimeo.
Are there circus groupies?

Are there circus groupies?

The 4th annu­al fes­ti­val of alter­na­tive arts (Fes­ti­val Sigu­ien­tesce­na 2011) in town did not dis­ap­point last week. Con­sist­ing of “uncon­ven­tion­al the­ater, dance, and cir­cus” per­for­mances, the gen­er­al qual­i­ty of the tal­ent was extreme­ly high. Full of great music, dance, and peo­ple doing gen­er­al­ly crazy things with their bod­ies, these types of per­for­mances are some of my...
Hamburguerz and Jazz on Sunday

Hamburguerz and Jazz on Sunday

The ham­burg­er as it should be — with a jazz flautist.
Band of Horses - good show

Band of Horses — good show