We'll provide the lyrics and you sing along to live music with Rosa Los Santos and friends. We've chosen songs that are popular with any lover of Latin America culture: tangos, folklore, boleros, rancheros, & more! Even if you don't sing in Spanish, you'll still have a great time.
After, let's dance a little tango, salsa, cumbia - whatever moves our feet. Limited seating. Beverages & snacks available for purchase at Cafe La Peña.
8 - 10:30 pm Singing w/ Rosa Los Santos w/ dancing after to DJ music
About the Artist:
Rosa Los Santos came to Oakland in 2001 from her birthplace in Lima, Peru and has been singing Latin and especially Afro-Peruvian music professionally for 15 years. She performs regularly with Peruvian groups ‘De Rompe y Raja’, and ‘Nostalgia’. Rosa sings a wide repertoire of Latin music, plays guitar and cajon –a percussion instrument of Afro-Peruvian origin. She is also an accomplished performer of the Afro-Peruvian competitive dance form zapateo. Rosa has performed at Bay Area venues such as La Peña Cultural Center, La Furia Chalaca, ODC Theater, Julia Morgan Theater, Stanford University and UCSF. She also has captivated audiences in Massachusetts, Utah, and at the Michigan Women’s Music Festival.
About the Argentina Salon Series:
The Argentina Salon Series is a monthly program of events focusing on different aspects of Argentina and greater Latin America through music, dance, song, spoken word, drama, film, and more. Some of these events are intimate gatherings in the Lounge, and some are bigger presentations held in the Theater.
For more info about Tango & More Argentine Dance, visit www.tangoandmore.org
When & Where
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.