Local Music Historian Continues Popular Platicas Musicales Series

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The Ben F. McDonald Public Library series Platicas Musicales (Music Talks) continues this Wednesday, February 22, 2017, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at 4044 Greenwood Drive.

Local music historian Manuel Ayala will facilitate Platicas Musicales. Mr. Ayala will discuss the history and influence of the musical genres known as musica ranchera and nortena.

The discussion will be highlighted by live performances by Chano Cadena and Jose “Pico” Ramirez. There will also be historical photographs and other unique memorabilia on display from Mr. Ayala’s extensive personal collection.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Managing Librarian Dorothea Castañón at (361) 826-2356 or at dorotheac@cctexas.com.