ZulemaGrammy-nominated Sones de Mexico Ensemble's new workwill be in various Chicago venues through Sept. 2.
The ensemble is a Chicago folk music group that specializes in the Mexican musical tradition known as son.
Zulema continues through Aug. 21 at various Chicago park locations; admission is free, and the running time is one hour, with no intermission. Visit GoodmanTheatre.org/Zulema for additional information and to register for a performance.
The two-hour finale performance is slated for Sept. 2 at Millennium Park's Jay Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E. Randolph St. This is part of the Millennium Park Summer Music Series, and admission is free. See https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/millennium_park9.html.
The plot of Zulema is as follows: On a musical journey of many thousands of milesfrom her Chiapas home in Mexico to Chicagoyoung Zulema zig-zags through the culturally diverse landscapes of her homeland and the Windy City along the way.
The park performance schedule is as follows:
Aug. 12 at 6:30 p.m. — Hale Park, 6258 W. 62nd St.
Aug. 13 at 6:30 p.m. — Hermosa Park, 2240 N. Kilbourn Ave.
Aug. 14 at 3 p.m. — Dvorak Par, 1119 W. Cullerton St.
Aug. 15 at 3 p.m. — Harrison Park, 1824 S. Wood St.
Aug. 19 at 6:30 p.m. — Davis Square Park, 4430 S. Marshfield Ave.
Aug. 20 at 6:30 p.m. — La Villita Park, 2800 S. Sacramento Blvd.
Aug. 21 at 3 p.m. — Marquette Park, 6721-6757 S. Kedzie Ave.
If a performance scheduled for Aug. 12-21 is cancelled due to inclement weather, it will be rescheduled for Aug. 22 at 3 p.m.