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Feb 18

7 p.m. @ James J. Johnson Auditorium
free no ticket required

Multicultural Student Services
History of Salsa: African Roots Jose Obando
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 7 p.m.
James J. Johnson Auditorium

Salsa expert Jose Obando presents “The 350+ Year Evolution of Salsa,” tracing the development of salsa beginning with the manufacture and use of percussion instruments by the Africans. Salsa contains African culture in its singing, dancing and percussion. Salsa is an American musical genre that incorporates the Afro-percussion styles and the variations of Afro-Puerto Rican and Afro-Dominican folkloric percussion.

Admission: Free (no ticket required)

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