Sunday, September 23rd, two presentations: 3: 00 – 5: 00pm & 6: 00 – 8:00pm, La Casa de la Herencia Cultural Puertorriqueña , Inc. @ El Barrio’s Artspace PS 109 (Theater) 215 East 99 Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues) Admission: $20.00
On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018, Patria y Cultura (Motherland and Culture), a musical group based in the Ponce area of Puerto Rico, will bring their Afro-Caribbean progressive music and culture to New York City to celebrate 150 years of El Grito de Lares (The Lares Uprising of September 23, 1868). Their producers and musicians have a long trajectory in the musical and cultural world. They have played with musical greats such as: Sonora Ponceña, Victor Manuel, Costa Brava, Guayacanes de San Antón, José Alberto “El Canario”, Paquito Guzmán, Banda Municipal de Ponce, Orquesta Tropicana de Puerto Rico, Orquesta Mundo, El Conjunto La Perla, Ballet Folklórico Baramaya de Ponce, and many others. Adding a touch of social consciousness to their lyrics, they sing about the struggles of working and poor people all over the world. In April of 2016 Patria y Cultura presented three very successful concerts in the NYC area. In the summer of 2017 Patria y Cultura presented 12 concerts in Cuba where they shared the stage with musical greats such as: Sexteto Habanero and Orquesta de Polo Montañez. New York area artists and musical groups that will participate in this concert include: Young Ambition, La Señora Bolero, Kandelo Rosario, Osvaldo Acosta, as Dinamicas, and Sarai Santiago.
For tickets or additional information, contact:
La Casa de la Herencia Cultural Puertorriqueña at email@example.com or call (212) 470 – 8228. You may also contact Armando Pacheco Matos (347) 581 – 1778, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.patriaycultura.com