Media List

Photo 1: Cover art: Detail of Mexican Day of the Dead altar, Casa HoLa, November 2011. Photo by Coral Getino.
Video 2: Interview excerpt: Las Catrachas del Cerro de Plata share the origins and motivation of their Honduran folk dance troupe. Video by Rafael Casco.
Photo 3: Grupo Folclórico Santa Cruz Mexican dancers perform at HoLa Festival 2010. Photo by Dana Everts-Boehm.
Photo 4. Peruvian group of Knoxville celebrating Fiestas Patrias in 2011. Photo courtesy of Blanca Primm.
Photo 5. Participants sharing a dinner of Peruvian delicacies at Fiestas Patrias in 2008. Photo courtesy of Blanca Primm.
Photo 6. Blanca Primm's son and Carmen Holt's daughters march dressed in traditional costume in 2010. Photo courtesy of Lizi Johnson.
Photo 7. Lizi Johnson performing a traditional dance in 2010. Photo courtesy of Lizi Johnson.
Photo 8. Peruvian food items make treasured prizes for Fiestas Patrias games. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 9. Melinda Rodriguez, Carmen Holt, and Blanca Primm pose before a Cuzco school gold-leafed colonial-style painting by Peruvian artist Clorinda Bell. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Audio 10. Blanca Primm, Melinda Rodriguez and Carmen Holt sing traditional song, 2012. From video by Rafael Casco.
Photo 11: Visitors ask questions about altar at Casa HoLa, November 4, 2011, HoLa’s first altar contest. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 12: Detail of altar, showing hand-embroidered napkin, dressed skeleton figures, etc. Photo by Coral Getino.
Photo 13: Altar explaining origin of Day of Dead celebration. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 14: Detail of altar, showing Mexican sweets, nuts, crafts, and sweet bread. Photo by Coral Getino.
Photo 15: Mexico City-style altar, La Catrina sculpture by Hector Saldivar, and La Catrina mural by Juan Carlos Martin Trejo. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 16: Juan Carlos Martin Trejo by his altar for his grandmother. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 17: Detail of pan de muerto and Mexican cookies. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 18: Girl hangs name on Tree of Life in remembrance of a deceased family member. Photo by Coral Getino.
Photo 19: Detail of altar, showing sugar skull, candles, fruit. Photo by Coral Getino.
Photo 20: Detail of altar, showing traditional tiers, dedication to Frida Kahlo. Photo by Coral Getino.
Photo 21: Altar Contest winning altar, by the Recendez family, in honor of Emiliano Zapata. Photo by Coral Getino.
Photo 22: Visitors learn about Day of the Dead celebrations. Photo by Coral Getino.
Photo 23: Children decorate sugar skulls. Photo by Coral Getino.
Video 24: Day of the Dead Altar Contest at Casa HoLa, November 2011. Video by Rafael Casco. Popular song La Llorona. Edited by Edy Recendez.
Photo 25: Altar boys and girls lead procession on December 12, 2011, in Pigeon Forge. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 26: View of Our Lady of Guadalupe procession to the Church of the Holy Cross. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 27: Girl portraying Our Lady of Guadalupe. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 28: Knights of Columbus guard a banner with Our Lady’s image. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 29: Woman dressed in indigenous attire Mexican places flower by the altar. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 30: Men carry Our Lady statue into the Church of the Holy Cross. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 31: Women dressed in traditional Mexican attire. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Video 32: Our Lady of Guadalupe procession to the Church of the Holy Cross, December 12, 2011.
Photo 33: Pedro García and Gisela Chaparro as Joseph and Mary at the first public Posadas procession, in Knoxville, 2011. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 34: Participants sing traditional song, in a question-answer fashion, at the first posada stop. Joseph and Mary and their entourage of singers are turned away and must find another inn. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 35: Mary and Joseph lead the procession. Photo by Coral Getino.
Photo 36: Second stop singing. They are also turned away. Photo by Coral Getino.
Photo 37: Organizer Jose Luis Santiago follows singers in Las Posadas procession. Photo by Coral Getino.
Photo 38: Mary and Joseph are welcome at the third and last stop, at the Emporium Center, in Knoxville. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 39: Girl hits a traditional 7-cone piñata. The piñata was first created as a religious symbol. The cones represent the 7 capital sins. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 40: Singing villancicos (Christmas carols) at Las Posadas. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 41: Girl showing tamal and champurrado. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Video 42: Group praying la Novena de Aguinaldos, in 2012. Video by Rafael Casco.
Photo 43: Large pesebre or nativity scene, year 2000. Photo by Patricia Van-Heyningen.
Photo 44: Detail showing a raspa (long wooden instrument), a maraca, and a novenario (prayer book). Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 45: Rafael Casco and Nora Cannata sing villancicos (Christmas carols.) Rafael is playing a turtle shell instrument. Photo by Coral Getino.
Video 46: Singing part of la Novena de Aguinaldos, with music from traditional percussion instruments. Video by Rafael Casco.
Photo 47: Rosa and Socorro, members of Grupo Folclórico Santa Cruz welcome people to the Cinco de Mayo Festival in Gatlinburg, 2012. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 48: Mariachi band greet customers of Loco Burro restaurant, site of Cinco de Mayo Festival 2012. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 49: Grupo Folclórico Santa Cruz perform at Cinco de Mayo Festival. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Video 50: Santos Ascensio sings along with mariachis during Cinco de Mayo Festival. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 51: Young dancers, members of Grupo Folcórico Santa Cruz. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 52: SalsaKnox Waldo Solano leads a salsa class at Cinco de Mayo Festival. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Video 53: Waldo Solano and Jackie Sellers, SalsaKnox, dance to a song by Juan Carlos Gutierrez.
Photo 54: Young Mexican dancer takes a break and poses for pictures. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 55: Mexican folk dance Santa Cruz Troupe, in Pigeon Forge, 2012. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 56: Rosa and Alan (left) and Socorro and Ramón (right) perform at Cinco de Mayo Festival, 2012. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 57: Socorro watches over while young dancers perform at Cinco de Mayo Festival. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Video 58: Mexican folk dances by Santa Cruz Troupe, in Pigeon Forge, 2012. Video by Rafael Casco, edited by Edy Recendez.
Photo 59: Jackie Sellers and Waldo Solano perform at Cinco de Mayo Festival, 2012. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 60: SalsaKnox group performs at HoLa Festival, 2009. Photo by Jon Gustin.
Photo 61: Las Catrachas del Cerro de Plata Honduran troupe, including (from left) Sandra Henríquez de Matute, her sister Lily Henríquez de Flores, and friend Patricia Silva. They each made their own Honduran costume. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 62: Las Catras del Cerro de Plata in traditional attire, show symbols of their native Honduras; (from left) Lily Henríquez with some plantains, a staple of Honduran cuisine; Sandra Henríquez with a Honduran craft by Rafael Casco; and Patricia Silva with a basket of rosquetes. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Video 63: Sandra Henríquez de Matute explains the reason of creating this dance troupe. Video by Rafael Casco.
Audio 64: Sandra Henríquez de Matute Honduran cheers. Audio by Rafael Casco.
Photo 65: Sandra Henríquez de Matute, 2012. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 66: Lily Henríquez de Flores. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Audio 67: Lily narrating La Ciguanábana folk story. Audio by Rafael Casco.
Photo 68: Patricia Silva, 2012. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 69: Rosquetes (corn donuts) and chocolate. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 70: Hector posing beside his statue, La Catrina, at Casa HoLa, November 2011. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 71: Traditional tiered altar from Mexico City, decorated by Hector Saldivar. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 72: Rooster-shaped cardboard and paper mache statue, by Hector Saldivar. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 73: Indigenous woman, acrylic on canvas, by Hector Saldivar, 2010. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 74: Juan Carlos Martin Trejo poses next to his Day of the Dead altar, in honor of his grandmother, November 2011. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 75: Torito made by Juan Carlos Martin Trejo, exhibited at HoLa Festival 2010. Photo by Dana Evers-Boehm.
Photo 76: Itxle fiber crafts handmade by Juan Carlos Martin Trejo’s relatives. On the upper left section shows spindle with itxle fiber thread. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 77: Juan Carlos Martin Trejo next to a mural he made of La Catrina. Photo by Coral Getino.
Video 78: Juan Carlos Martin Trejo describes his Day of the Dead altar. Video by Coral Getino.
Video 79: Juan Carlos Martin Trejo plays guerrilla song at violin, 2012. Video by Rafael Casco.
Photo 80: Lucy Recendez (left) receiving first prize from HoLa's Altar Contest, November 2011. Photo by Edy Recendez.
Photo 81: Detail of Recendez' altar, skeleton with moustache, hat, boots, and guns, representation of Emiliano Zapata, 2011. Photo by Coral Getino.
Photo 82: Detail of Recendez' altar, basket of tortillas over a handmade cross-stitched napkin with crocheted edges, 2011. Photo by Coral Getino.
Photo 83: Handmade cross-stitched Our Lady of Guadalupe image, made by Lucy Recendez's mother. Photo by Edy Recendez.
Photo 84: Handmade 3-point cross-stitched placemats for everyday use, made by Lucy Recendez' mother. Main photo shows reverse of the placemat, skillful crafted, without thread crossing in diagonal. Detail on lower right corner shows front flower design and hand crocheted edge. Photo by Coral Getino.
Photo 85: Lucy Recendez using a loom to knit a scarf, 2012. Photo by Edy Recendez.
Video 86: Lucy Recendez recites poem written by her in honor of Emiliano Zapata, to whom her family's altar entry in HoLa's contest was dedicated, 2012. Music at violin by Juan Carlos Martin Trejo. Video by Rafael Casco, edited by Edy Recendez.
Photo 87: Sugar skulls for sale at HoLa Festival 2011. Photo by Dana Everts-Boehm.
Photo 88: Rodolfo Villalpando packages dulce de tamarindo. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 89: Rodolfo Villalpando shows an assortment of homemade Mexican sweets and rompope drink. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 90: Mario Navarro sits at his restaurant and shows two designs for a tomato mural, by artist Rafael Casco. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 91: Elena Landa by her paintings, 2012. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 92: Elena Landa dressed in Afro-Peruvian attire with son dressed as the Inca, at the Parade of Nations, HoLa Festival, 2008. Photo by Jon Gustin.
Photo 93: Jute art work by Elena Landa's students at Centro Hispano, made by dying jute fabric and assembling as a puzzle. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Audio 94: Recitation of Rhyme LII, by Elena Landa. Audio by Rafael Casco.
Photo 95: Colombian painter Stella Martin sits at her studio, in front of Spring in the Smoky Mountains, oil on canvas painting, on March 2012. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 96: Balcones en Cartagena, oil on canvas, 2011, by Stella Martin, inspired by a travel to Colombia. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 97: Scene of Colombia's capital in Museo bogotano, oil on canvas, 2011, by Stella Martin. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 98: Kukuly Uriarte performing in her act Cantemos! at HoLa Festival 2010. Photo by Dana Everts-Boehm.
Video 99: Kukuly Uriarte sings an Argentine folk song. Video by Rafael Casco.
Photo 100: Santos Ascensio sings rancheras at Cinco de Mayo Festival 2012. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 101: Honduran Juan Carlos Gutierrez, aka DJ Azul, 2012. Photo by Rafael Casco.
Photo 102:  Day of the Dead decorations at Casa HoLa. Photo by Coral Getino.
Photo 103: Children dancing at Cinco de Mayo Festival. Photo by Rafael Casco.

 

 

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