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Nov 19, 2012

Come celebrate Viernes Culturales/Cultural Fridays

Posted by Valerie Nahmad

By Viernes Culturales

Join us on Nov. 30, 2012 to celebrate Little Havana's popular arts and culture festival. Enjoy music, discover works by local artists and artisans in and around our iconic Domino Plaza on SW 8th St & SW 15th Ave, visit the many art galleries along Calle 8. Gallery 1637 SW 8th St Miami Fl 33135  305.643.5500 -

  • Artevivo Academy:  Come enjoy a performance by members of this arts and dance academy for children from 3 to 12 years old
  • Belen Jesuit Jazz Band: Directed by Maestro, Marlene Urbay, celebrating its 50th year anniversary.
  • The Girls of Eden: Unique female duo incorporates a fresh tone with the wonderful times of the holidays.
  • Edwin Bonilla: A tribute to Tito Puente – Considered one of the best percussionists in the world, Grammy winner Edwin will pay homage to Tito Puente’s legacy this evening. Tito Puente is admired around the world for his influential, immortal body of work. His rhythms, music and contagious energy have united fans all around the globe.The strength of his artistry has transcended time and distance. Over the course of his impressive artistic career, Tito was a perennial and prolific innovator of Latin tropical music and Latin jazz of the highest caliber.  


"Children rarely acknowledge their parent's knowledge, experience and ability. This was a no brainer for me, my dad was a musical genius"  - Ronny Puente

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