Amiguitos de La Peña Presents: Asheba
- La Pena Cultural Center, Berkeley CA
“Tradiciones de Mi Pueblo” (Traditions of My Home Town) is Argentine dance star Pampa Cortes’ newest stage creation. It explores the personal stories and artistic vision of each artist and the cultural traditions from which they come. Almost two hours in length, this stage show will present the music and dance of Argentina, Peru, Spain, Mexico, and Central America. The cast of over 20 dancers and musicians include Pampa Cortes, his Ballet Pampa Argentina, guitarist Enrique Coria & vocalist Yolanda Aranda, tango dancers Marcelo Molina & Carolina Vazquez, De Rompe y Raja, the Redwood Tango Trio, musician Gilberto Carranza, and more!
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.