A Tribute to Aida Barrera and Carrascolendas
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Celebrate filmmaker Aida Barrera’s many contributions to bilingual education and cultural heritage, such as the first national bilingual TV program for children “Carrascolendas.”
“Carrascolendas” was the brainchild of filmmaker Aida Barrera. It became the first national bilingual television program for children. Premiering in 1970 on PBS, Barrera and the program went on to receive numerous accolades, including an Emmy Award nomination. Celebrate Barrera’s many contributions to bilingual education and cultural heritage.
Voces Oral History Project
City of Austin
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
IBC Bank Austin
Please RSVP to attend; this event is FREE. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. People who RSVP will have priority seating; others will be admitted at 4:55 p.m. The auditorium has a capacity of 175 people. RSVP does not guarantee admittance; please arrive early.
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600 River Street, Austin, TX 78701
Free Parking is available to guests attending the center’s programs, galleries and special events. A temporary parking pass is available in the main office. There is also metered street parking available.