A Tribute to Aida Barrera and Carrascolendas

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Presented by Voces Oral History Project at Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center., Austin TX

May 23
A Tribute to Aida Barrera and Carrascolendas

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.

Hosts:
Voces Oral History Project
KLRU-TV
City of Austin
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center

Sponsors:
IBC Bank Austin
School of

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ADMISSION INFO

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.

To RSVP, go to bit.ly/AidaTribute. For more information, write an email to voces@utexas.edu or call us at 512-471-1924.

Contact: 512-471-1924

Email: voces@utexas.edu

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LOCATION

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center.

600 River Street, Austin, TX 78701

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PARKING INFO

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.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.

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