Caribbean Jam Session • RI Latino Arts Network - September 18, 2015 • 3:30-5:00 PM
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Yidell Rivera with Lydia Pérezof Yoruba2
The jamming begins
Evans Molina, of Santa Mamba
Lorena Garay joins Robertico Arias and Lydia Pérez
The 7th RI Latino Arts Network event took place at the Southside Cultural Center, 393 Broad Street, located in the heart of and home of the South Providence Latino community.

The event was an opportunity for local musicians to meet and jam with internationally renowned guitarist and
cuatro expert, Lorena Garay who traveled from Connecticut to offer a workshop later in the evening at the Providence Children’s Museum, to celebrate Latino Heritage Month (see photos below). Funds for these events were provided in part by the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA).

The jam session turned into an informal Caribbean drumming event with local percussion/performing artists such as Roberto (Robertico) Arias, Jesus Andujar, Evans Molina, Lydia Pérez. Representatives from Senator Jack Reed plus RILA’s board members were present.


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Latin American Workshop - A Trip Around Latin America with Lorena Garay
Providence Children’s Museum • September 18, 2015 • 6:00-7:00 PM
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The workshop and concert are funded in part by the New England States Touring program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts Regional Touring Program and the six New England state arts agencies.
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