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Mexican classical music is part of the theme of the annual Madison Early Music Festival. The theme for this year’s concert at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is “El Nuevo Mundo: The Age of Exploration in the New World.” Performers include The Rose Ensemble, Ensemble Viscera, and Chatham Baroque. The Rose Ensemble, led by Jordan Sramek, presents an intricate variety of Mexican dances and holiday music from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century. The ensemble is from St. Paul and is composed of 10 singers playing the violin, the viola da gamba (a Mexican version of a cello), and the vihuela de mano (a soft toned guitar).

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MTV Latin America has announced that the international concert event, World Stage Mexico, will feature pop sensation Ke$ha in her first performance in Mexico.

The grand musical event will take place in Mexico City for the second consecutive year.

“One of MTV’s greatest music properties is back in Latin America! The first-ever World-Stage event in the region took place just last year in Mexico City and was a huge success on air, online and across social networks,” Fernando Gaston, a senior vice president of MTV/Vh1 Latin America, said in a statement.

“This year, we’re hoping to deliver more memorable musical moments that resonate with our audience and bring this local MTV Latin America production to MTV’s fans around the world,” he added.

Ke$ha is currently on the “Get $leazy” world tour.

“MTV World Stage Mexico” with Ke$ha will air on MTV Latin America Friday, Sept. 23, at 9 p.m.

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Rodolofo Escalera was an amazing Mexican artist. His oil paintings had a tremendous amount of detail like no other artist in the world.

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“3 Venues 3 Weekend Exhibit.” Debuting the Art of Rodolfo Escalera (1929 – 2000) as Fine Art Reproductions. The debut is scheduled at the ALAC *Arizona Latino Arts & Cultural Center’s Galeria 147. Located in Downtown Phoenix, at 147 East Adams. The Gallery opens daily at 11:AM, to 6: PM Monday through Thursday, and 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Fridays. Saturday’s the Gallery opens at 11:00 AM, and closes at 6:00 PM.

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British model Lily Cole views ‘La DS’ by Mexican artist Gabriel Orozco at the Tate Modern gallery in central London. The classic Citroen car was sliced into thirds and forms one piece of the major retrospective of Orozco’s work which shows until the end of April. REUTERS/Toby Melville.

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This retrospective of the leading Mexican artist Gabriel Orozco (b 1962) is the largest presentation of his most critically acclaimed works in the UK. The exhibition by Gabriel Orozco is on display until April 11, 2011 at the Tate Modern. A sculptor of global significance, Orozco draws on the histories of western and Latin American art practice with limitless innovation and experimentation. Featuring over 80 works, and a new installation never previously exhibited, the survey highlights Orozco’s substantial production of sculpture, photography, drawing and painting.

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