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Journey the Atlantic / Viajando el Atlántico
May 12 @ 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 through the African Diaspora with music and dance from West Africa, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Puerto Rico and present day United States and enjoy performances by our Bembé youth, teen and adult students and guest performers, including special guest Maestro, Alberto “Beto” Torrens and more! This is an intergenerational, all-star line-up!
This year’s celebration will take place at Alverno College’s Pitman Theatre. This performance is FREE, family-friendly, and open to the community. RSVP ENCOURAGED.
MORE INFO & RSVP at www.proyectobembe.org/eventos
Thank you to our generous sponsors: Summerfest, American Family, Marquette University, Anthem, 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.