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November  6

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El Conejo y el Coyote (The Rabbit and the Coyote)
Friday,  November  6 , 10:15 am and 12 noon,
Saturday and Sunday, November 7 and 8, 2 pm
National Museum of the American Indian, Rasmuson Theater

This one-act chamber opera is based on Zapotec stories and is inspired by the artwork of Mexican painter Francisco Toledo (Zapotec). Sung in a fantastical imaginary language and narrated in English, the work blends many stories in which wily Rabbit outwits Coyote. Recommended for all ages. The Saturday and Sunday shows are free; seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets required for the Friday shows: children, $5; adults, $6; Resident Associate members, $4; children under two, free. For tickets, call 202.633.8700.

Cosponsors: Mexican Cultural Institute and Government of the State of Oaxaca, Smithsonian Latino Initiatives Pool, The Smithsonian Associates’ Discovery Theater

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