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BRIEF: Latin Music and Dancing Coming to Corbet Theatre

May 8, 2014

The Chronicle, Centralia, Wash.

May 08--The warm sun of Argentina, Cuba, Brazil and Mexico shines on Centralia when Latinos Unidos and the Centralia Timberland Library present "Espectaculo Latino," a performance of Latino music and dance.

The free, all-ages cultural event will be at Centralia College'sCorbet Theatre7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 23.

Pan dulce (Mexican sweet bread) will be offered in the lobby as a free treat, courtesy of Latinos Unidos. Tony Anaya, pastor at the Iglesia Cristiana Resurreccion Church in Centralia, will be master of ceremonies. The program includes:

--Argentine tango with Tacoma'sLuis Perez and Sumiko Webb of studio Backstreet Tango, who will dance various forms of the tango from the rhythmic to the contemporary and a style from the Golden Age of Tango in the 1940s and '50s

--Cuban conga drums by Tristian Gallegos, a local musician

--Brazilian choro music with Choro Tomorrow, an Olympia-based group of musicians who play a popular form of urban instrumental music with an emphasis on improvisation

--Mexican folk dancing (baile folklorico) by a local group of children from age 6 to 12 with traditional costumes.


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