DOWNEY - More than 150 dancers will perform in a Latin American and African American dance and music extravaganza Oct. 23 at the Downey Theatre.Two performances are planned: at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. The concerts will feature dance troupes from 12 countries, including Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Panama and Spain. There will also be performances from the Nigerian Talking Drum Ensemble and Esteban Leon, ambassador of the Latin American Cultures in Los Angeles. Arts and crafts will be displayed in the theater lobby before each performance, as well as food from different countries. Tickets are $40, with discounts for students and seniors. For more information, or to purchase tickets, call (323) 394-1010 or go to tierrablancaartscenter.org.
********** Published: October 13, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 26