Teens learn heritage through dance

Movement helps teens remember Mexico
Sunday, September 23, 2007 | 3:00 p.m. CDT; updated 10:55 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

CALIFORNIA — On Wednesdays and Saturdays this summer, the sound of metal on concrete and faint mariachi music echoed from the Proctor Park picnic shelter. Sometimes the tempo picked up and loud stomps punctuated the cadence. It was the “Jalisco,” or perhaps the “Costa Chica.”