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Journey the Atlantic / Viajando el Atlántico
June 3 @ 7:00 pm
Bembé welcomes you to our biggest production of the year, “Journey the Atlantic/Viajando el Atlántico,” a celebration of Afro-Latino musical culture!
Follow us on a journey from West Africa through Latin America and present day United States through music and dance, and enjoy performances by our Bembé youth and guest performers including our master artist-in-residence, Alberto “Beto” Torrens, Samba da Vida, and more! This is an intergenerational, all-star line-up!
This year’s celebration will take place at Marquette University’s Tony and Lucille Weasler Auditorium, 1506 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, 53233. This performance is family-friendly, FREE, and open to the community. We hope you join us as we bring back one of our favorite productions.
Thank you to our generous sponsors: Marquette University, MPS Partnerships for the Arts and Humanities, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and the Wisconsin Humanities.
Funded in part by a grant from Wisconsin Humanities, with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Wisconsin Humanities strengthens our democracy through educational and cultural programs that build connections and understanding among people of all backgrounds and beliefs throughout the state.
Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this project do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.