Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center presents...
Gran Plenazo Navideño
Las Caras Lindas: Exploring Tradition and Innovation in Afro-Latin Music
December 2016 Featured Artist: Leró Martínez Roldán from Puerto Rico
Free and open to the public. Choose your donation level to SRBCC or simply RSVP at no cost.
- Free: Support SRBCC with your presence
- $5 donation: A drink on us for your support of SRBCC
- $12 donation: Food, drink ticket and preferred seating
- $20 donation: Food, drink ticket, preferred seating and "Boricua Soy" 2016 CD by Leró Martínez
The most creative and soulful voice of today's Afro-Puerto Rican music scene, Leró Martínez Roldán comes to Chicago to present his new album "Boricua Soy" with a group of veterans from the island of enchantment, including Kily Vializ, Emil Martínez, Christian Galarza and Sammy Morales. This unique Christmas show will feature his newest compositions, as well as some parranda classics to get everyone in the holiday mood.
Food provided by Roberto Pérez and Urban Pilón.
Urban Pilón is a culinary movement to share knowledge with the masses about the great foods of Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and Latin America. Our efforts are to create healthy, unique and innovative dishes unlike the established menus in Chicago. Since forming, Urban Pilón has created a food blog, hosted dinner parties at a large scale, performed cooking demonstrations, hosted classes, and much more.
A $12 suggested donation for our programs includes preferred seating, food and 1 drink ticket.
Food and beverages available for purchase. You may also select the free RSVP option.
SRBCC was awarded the 2016-17 Artistic and Cultural Diversity Grant of the Chicago Community Trust for a music series titled “Las Caras Lindas”. Named in honor of Ismael Rivera's 1978's classic, the series will explore traditional and progressive takes on Afro-Caribbean Music seen through performances of local and touring groups.
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