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Cajón is King: Afro-Peruvian Film and Performance 

When: Sat., July 22, 7:45-10 p.m. 2017
Phone: 510-849-2568
Email: natalia@lapena.org
Price: $12 Advance / $15 Door
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Join film director Eve A. Ma, for a special film screening of her recently completed award-winning documentary film Masters of Rhythm. Shot in Peru, the film focuses on Afro-Peruvian music, dance and culture and especially on the cajón, a percussion instrument developed by Afro-Peruvians in the late 18th century. Masters of Rhythm has screened in seven festivals in four countries and has won two awards. The second part of the program features a live performance by Master Percussionist Peta Robles, whose uncle, Lalo Izquierdo, is featured in the film as a cajón and zapateo master.

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