Dr. Ellorin is the leading expert on maritime Southeast Asian gong-chime music in Southern California. He is also a master of the Filipino banduria (a version of the Spanish bandurria, a plucked string instrument similar to the mandolin) and the associated rondalla music. He is versed in the percussion music…
Chican@ muralism
Ancestral storytelling
Berenice is a Spanish speaking Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, illustrator, muralist, and multimedia artist. She is an immigrant from Mexico and has found herself straddling intertwined cultural and subcultural identities her entire life. She illustrated an award-winning book “Am I Blue or am I Green?” that explores the identity…
Somali/Somali-American arts and culture
Filipinx/Filipinx-American arts and culture
Ballet Folklorico El Tapatio de San Dieguito (BFETdeSD) is a Mexican traditional dance ensemble based in San Diego. Created in 2000, BFETdeSD has a home at Bayside Community Center as well as Encinitas Community Center, and serves more than 60 students between the two ensembles. With over…
Music of the Southern Philippines
Quechan traditional culture
Bulgarian dance