Community invited to attend ‘Ajua! Arriba el Norte’

Ajua Arriba el NorteThe Alianza Latino Americana (ALASARTE) is presenting a musical tribute to Norteño music, dance and culture. “Ajua! Arriba El Norte” takes place on Saturday at 7 p.m. in Thiry Auditorium. The show pays tribute to the musical and cultural legacy of Lalo Gonzalez, known affectionately as “El Piporro” by his legions of fans throughout Mexico, the United States and Latin America.  As one of the first superstars of the Norteño music genre, “El Piporro” was a Mexican actor, singer-songwriter, radio personality and film director who earned fame during the early days of radio and the golden age of Mexican cinema.

Tickets for the show are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. There is also a prepaid option that includes a light dinner and “Meet the Artists” reception for $15 per person.  Call 210-385-3877 or 210-431-3922 for ticket information, or purchase tickets online at