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POSTPONED - Press Conference with Los Lobos From Wednesday to Thursday at The Tech Museum

Press Release Date 
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
September 21, 2011 — Due to a scheduling conflict Los Lobos will postpone Wednesday’s press availability, and instead make an appearance at the Mariachi Workshops taking place at The Tech Museum, at 10 AM on Thursday, September 22, in partnership with National Hispanic University. The three members of the Grammy-award winning group Los Lobos: David Hidalgo (vocals, guitar, mandolin), Louis Perez (drums, guitars, percussion, vocals), and Conrad Lozano (bass, guitarron, vocals) will be in attendance to speak to the children enrolled in the workshops. They will discuss the importance of music education and take questions from the audience, including a Q and A from students. Los Lobos will also be in attendance at the College Bowl, also at The Tech Museum, at 4: p.m. Please RSVP to Thursday, September 22 - The First Annual Mariachi College Bowl featuring Student Mariachi’s: Harvard vs. U Texas Pan-Am At The Tech Museum 4 PM – 5 PM in Venture Hall Members of the Veritas do Harvard, the Mariachi group from Harvard University, and the Mariachi Aztlan, the ensemble of University of Texas Pan-Am. Members of Los Lobos will also be on hand to chat with the students. This important, must-see event will positively impact students’ decision in continuing education after high school. This presentation is open to all workshop participants, school administrators, schoolteachers and mariachi youth program directors, parents, as well as the San José media. Harvard and U.T. will square off in a sort of ‘dueling mariachis’. They will also include a panel discussion for the students of the Mariachi Workshops about college, and application process and admission forms and procedures, focusing on enrollment and student activities as an inspiration to youth. The Tech Museum is located at 201 South Market Street at Park Avenue in San Jose. Please RSVP to About the Mexican Heritage Corporation. Now in its 20th year, the San José Mariachi and Mexican Heritage Festival presents ¡VivaFest!. With a mission to affirm, celebrate and preserve the rich cultural heritage of the Mexican community and showcase multicultural arts within the region and nationally, MHC both presents and produces a vibrant array of multi-disciplinary arts programs in theatre, dance, and music education and in the visual arts. To learn more about the San Jose Mexican Heritage and Mariachi Festival, and MHC visit About The National Hispanic University The National Hispanic University (NHU) was founded in 1981 to provide Hispanic students with access to quality higher education. NHU offers a diverse portfolio of undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in business, education and information technology, delivered in a multicultural, collaborative and supportive learning environment. NHU is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). The 11-acre campus is located in California’s Silicon Valley. For more information, visit or About The Tech Museum The Tech Museum is a hands-on science and technology institution designed to engage people of all ages and backgrounds in experiences that educate, inform, provoke thought, and inspire action. Ensconced in the heart of Silicon Valley, the museum captures the spirit of the region through innovative content and programs such as The Tech Challenge, our annual team design competition for youth, and the internationally renowned The Tech Awards, which recognizes technology to benefit humanity. Daily, The Tech Museum celebrates the present and encourages the development of pioneering ideas for a more promising future. Contact Information: Jill Arnone The Arnone Group Communications, VivaFest! 408 315 5121