Melanie Tavarez, 8, a young performer with the Casa de la Cultura Tianese, traveled from Salem with her troupe to perform at the Hispanic Heritage celebration in Springfield on Friday night. Traditional dance and mariachi music were just part of the celebration that coincided with the opening reception of the Charro Equipment exhibit at the Springfield Museum. JEN BLUE/THE CHRONICLE
SPRINGFIELD – For Springfield's Colette Govan, the Second Friday Art Walk is one opportunity to see all the changes in town.
”There's a lot going on here,” she . . .