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Couple offer tales and music of Mexico


The Canby Public Library will offer noche de cuentos — a night of stories — through the orignial production “Legends of Mexico — Leyendas de Mexico,” Thursday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m.

Gerardo Calderon and Nelda Reyes will present musical legends from all over Mexico during the performance. Mexico is well known for its legends, myths and tales.

“Legends of Mexico – Leyendas de Mexico” is an original bilingual performance with masks, movement, dance, music and songs. During the program the audience will learn about geography, history, traditional ancestral music and the different languages still spoken in Mexico. The performers will play the clay flute, chaj-chas, teponaztle and huehuetl.

For more information, call the library at 503-266-3394 or check the website at www.canbylibrary.org.