[act-ma] Sat. 5/11 - Latin American Peña for E5

Sergio Reyes sreyes1 at yahoo.com
Sat May 4 10:51:32 PDT 2013

Encuentro 5 & Mesa sin Fronteras present Peña Latinoamericana
Sat. May 11 | 6:30 pm
46 Bennington St.
East Boston, MA
Wheelchair Accessible
Walk from Maverick T Stop - Blue Line
Directions from both tunnels & by T: 

Refreshments Provided -- No alcohol on premises

Join us for a night of folklore, storytelling, arte y amor, the poetry of struggle bringing histories to life, and life to our circles of song. 

A Peña is a gathering of musicians, artists, and friends who come to share their work and to play together. Peñas take historical root from Chilean social gatherings during the 60s and early 70s that expressed the spirit of creativity and resistance in melody, poems, and artwork under a brutally repressive regime. Though they exist throughout the Spanish-speaking world, they came into fashion in Latin America with the Nueva Trova musical movement that ran in tandem with the revolutions of the day. In some places the term 'tertulia' is used, where in English we don't have an equivalent word. (Open Mic implies a certain formality and performance that doesn't quite fit this atmosphere.)

Peñer at s are encouraged to bring your own stories, songs, poems, or artwork to share. Please bring your songs, bring your verse, in whatever language or on whatever instrument.

Each peña hosted by e5 will be dedicated to the great tradition of someone who fought with the instrument of song and the spirit that defied borders. Please accompany us at our events with live music and ample nylon-string

RSVP for the event on Facebook and invite your friends! https://www.facebook.com/events/404779402952770/

$5 suggested donation. No one turned away.


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