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La Rumba Me Llama // Berkeley

June 2 @ 2:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Afro-Cuban music for all ages, along with two open-level music classes!

The audience will bring together Cubans, Caribbeans, Latinos, and people from the African Diaspora, as well as allies and supporters of culture from all walks of life, to be part of the participating audience.

Sunday 3pm – 9pm
La Pena, Berkeley.
Tickets at bit.ly/larumbamellama

 

 

SCHEDULE:

– Kids Class (free): 3:30pm-4:20pm – for children 4-15 years old, 4-6 should be accompanied fully by an adult. These will be instructions in the basics of Afro-Cuban percussion and song and some movement, with focus on the Rumba.
– Adult Class ($10): 4:30pm-5:30pm. These will be an open-level class of Afro-Cuban percussion and song with focus on the Rumba.
– Dinner Break and Community Building: 5:30pm-6:15pm
– Concert/Presentation: 6:30pm-7:30pm
– Rumba Jam with special guests: 7:30pm-8:00pm
– Music / Socializing: 8:00pm-9:00pm

Director and culture bearer Einar Leliebre Nuñez has selected top-notch musicians and dancers to perform with him at this one-of-a-kind Bay Area Festival! Guest artist announcement! Guest artists include: John Santos, Kai Lyons, Christelle Durandy, Javier Navarrette Music, Pablo Dinamico, DJ Leydis, Yoel Mulen, Yadier Noa, Andy Perez and Jose Luis Elejalde Gonzalez (Papitin)!

The audience will bring together Cubans, Caribbeans, Latinos, and people from the African Diaspora, as well as allies and supporters of culture from all walks of life, to be part of the participating audience.

This event will be at La Peña Cultural Center in Berkeley, an important community space that is dedicated to supporting Latino-Caribbean culture and where Einar currently teaches Rumba classes. This festival occurs during the first week of June, which is Caribbean Heritage Month.

Special thanks to the Alliance for California Traditional Arts and the National Performance Network. Einar Leliebre Nuñez and this project is a recipient of the Living Cultures Grant.

Details

Date:
June 2
Time:
2:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1489195671717614?active_tab=about

Venue

La Peña Cultural Center
3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705 + Google Map

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