Whatever your opinion of Subcomandante Marcos and the Zapatista movemement, there’s one truth that remains indesputable: the indegenious people of Mexico are struggling.
Tonight, La Otra San Diego, official adherents of the Zaptista campaign, will hold a benefit concert to support that struggle.
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There will be a Benefit Concert for Indigenous Peoples this Friday (6/22) at 6 pm at the MAAC Project auditorium at 1355 3rd Ave in Chula Vista.
All of the money raised at the event will help support the Encounter of the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas which will take place in October in the state of Sonora, Mexico. The musical groups at the concert will be Kanari (rock en español), Guaraca (son jarocho) and a salsa group that will provide free lessons. Traditional Mexican food will be sold at the event. Photos and documentaries will also be shown from the Other Campaign that was started by the Zapatista indigenous movement from southern Mexico. Tickets are $3 presale and $5 at the door. If you would like a presale ticket, please call 619-528-8060 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The concert is being organized by La Otra San Diego, a coalition of adherents from the San Diego region to the Zapatista’s Sixth Declaration of the Lacandon Jungle.