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2008-07-08 09:00:30

By Perry Swanson, The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo. Jul. 8--A free opera performance at Colorado College this evening tells the story of a Mexican immigrant family and a teenage girl's struggle to come to terms with her father's culture. The opera features elements of Mexican and Hispanic-American cultures -- Spanish and English woven together, prayer to the Virgin Mary, and spirits of the dead that communicate with the living. But the themes in "En Mis Palabras," or "In My Own...

Word of the Day
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.