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Sunday, September 14, 2014

FREE Mexican Independence Day Celebration at the Fox Tucson Theatre 9/15/14

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FREE Mexican Independence Day Celebration at the Fox Theatre

Tickets Available to the Public on a First Come, First Served Basis Get Your Tickets at The Mexican Consultant (prior to the 15th) and Fox Tucson Theatre Box Office, The Crown Jewel of Downtown (up to the day of the event)

Join us for a true celebration of the culture and fierce independent spirit of Mexico that culminates with the traditional ringing of the bell and El Grito de Independencia (the independence cry) via a live broadcast feed directly from Mexico City, Distrito Federal! This traditional “Grito” cry commemorates Sept. 16, 1810, when revolutionary priest Miguel Hildalgo rang the church bell in the city of Dolores in central Guanajuato state and yelled “¡Mexicanos, Viva Mexico!” An 11-year-fight for Mexican Independence from Spain ensued.

Enjoy wonderful musical performances by Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra - Musical Director, Linus Lerner and The “Oaxaca Choir,” presented through the efforts of the “Insituto Cultural Mexicano de Tucson, Jesus Chumel Gomez, President.

Monday 9/15/14

6:00 pm Doors Open

7:00 pm Musical Performance

8:30 pm History of the “Grito” by Consulado de Mexico en Tucson, Ricardo Pineda.

8:40 pm Live Feed of the “Grito” directly from Mexico City, Distrito Federal

9:00 pm VIP Reception (Advance Ticket Purchase Required*) – Stafford Lounge at the Fox Theatre

Sponsored by Northwestern Mutual, Nick Pierson

in Partnership with the Consulado Mexicano de Tucson, Ricardo Pineda

VIP Tickets Available with Donation from The Mexican Consulate & The Fox Tucson Theatre Board of Directors.

Call (520) 624-1515 for more information.

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