Celebration of Afro Peruvian Day
Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM (PDT)
Celebrating La Peña Cultural Center on their anniversary.
Celebration of Afro Peruvian day – 160 years of the abolition of slavery
For the first cajoneada in the U.S. we will be trying to collect 160 cajones for the 160 years of the abolition of slavery.
If you own a cajon, bring it. You don’t need experience to be part of this festival of music and Afro Peruvian food.
· Julio bravo
· Vladimir vucanovch
· Peta robles
· Braulio barrera
· De rompe y raja
· Nestor ruiz
· Marina LaValle
Admission is free
Peruvian food will be available for sale
Cajoneada- blue jeans and white tshirt
Sign-ups for the cajoneada- call: 510-677-4200 | 510-395-7236
La Peña is a community cultural center with a national reputation and a global vision that promotes peace, social justice and cultural understanding through the arts, education and social action.
As a welcoming gathering place, La Peña provides opportunities for artists to share diverse cultural traditions, to create and perform their work, and to support and interface with diverse social movements.
Annually, La Peña presents over 200 events with emerging and established artists; organizes an arts education program; produces new works by local artists, presents internationally and nationally renowned artists, and houses a Latin American cafe which complements the organization's mission.