New York will celebrate the Bicentennial of Mexican Independence and the centennial of the Mexican Revolution with a week-long schedule of events that includes performances by Nortec Collective and young classical music students.

The "Revealing Mexico Week" takes place Oct. 25-31 in different locales in Rockefeller Center, including the Channel Gardens and the Rock Center Café, which will host tastings of contemporary Mexican cuisine. On Oct. 26, young artists from the non-profit music education center Sociedad Internacional de Valores de Arte Mexicano (SIVAM) will host an "Opera in the Rink" performance. And the evening of Oct. 26, alternative band Nortec Collective will perform a free show at Rockefeller Center.

Revealing Mexico Week is produced by the Argus Group. Founding members of events include Carlos Slim, Salma Hayek and Plácido Domingo, while the event's host committee includes president Bill Clinton as honorary chairman.

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