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Looking for Something to Do in Chicago this Weekend? We’ve Got You Covered!

As always, Chicago has lots of Latin flavor to offer this weekend, with Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernández and Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán.


Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernández

Journey through the past with Ballet Folklórico de México, performing the dancing traditions of Mexico for 60 years. Credited as the Cultural Representative of Mexico to the world, Ballet Folklórico offers a lively performance that is full of movement, rhythm and technical perfection.

Where:
Auditorium Theater
50 East Congress Parkway Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 922-2110

When:
Saturday, October 6 - Sunday, October 7, 2012
Saturday at 7:30 pm, Sunday at 3:00 pm

Price:
$74 - $30

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE.

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Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán

With a history that dates back to the late 1890s, Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán invented the modern mariachi and are still playing today, five generations later. Recognized as “el mejor mariachi del mundo” (the greatest mariachi in the world), Mariachi Vargas are the masters of melding the old-world style of mariachi music with innovative new pieces, appealing to audiences both young and old.

Where:
Symphony Center
220 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60604
Phone 312-294-3000

When:
Sunday, October 7, 2012   3:00 p.m.

Price:
$32 - $67

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE.

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