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“A Zest for Life” Afro-Peruvian film and cajón drum demo by Peta Robles // Oakland

ENGLISH (para ESPAÑOL mira abajo)

Saturday at 3 PM – 5:30 PM
Oakland Public Library
125 14th St, Oakland, California 94612

This coming Saturday, Feb. 2, from 3-5:30pm, the Oakland Public Library, Main Branch (125 14th Street, Oakland) will host a screening of a documentary about Afro-Peruvian music, dance and culture.

PLUS a cajón demonstration by prize-winning cajón master Peta Robles of Peru.



This is part of the library’s celebration of Black History Month.

The film, “A Zest for Life,” screened in four countries and was runner-up for the prize of Best Documentary in the San Diego Black Film Festival.  It also aired over several PBS stations.

Both Peta Robles and the film’s director, Eve A. Ma, will be answering questions from the audience, so this is going to be a lively event.

See you there!

ESPAÑOL:  Este sábado de las 3pm hasta las 5:30pm (las 15H hasta las 17:30H), el Oakland Public Library, Main Branch va a presentar un evento con una película sobre la música, los bailes y la cultura afroperuana junto con una demonstración del cajón por Peta Robles, una maestra conocida que ha ganado premios importantes en el Perú.

El evento tiene la entrada gratis.  El Oakland Public Library, Main Branch, está ubicada a 125 14th Street, Oakland.  Nos vemos ahí.


February 02 2019


Date: 02/02/2019
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Cost: FREE
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