Friday, June 12, 2009

Saturday 'Showers'

When it rains, it pours!

This Saturday (6/13) from noon to 7 pm, there's the Chatham County Hispanic Liason Fiesta Latina at Shakori Hills Farm.

Then from 11 pm on, The Latin Project plays live salsa at the Cobo Brothers' Summer Latin Jam in George's Garage.

The Latin Project performing at Carmen's in April
Latin Project (cropped)

Exclusively on Onda, here's your Fiesta Latina schedule (gracias a Hispanic Liason Executive Director Ronald Garcia-Forgarty!):

12:00 - Ballet Folklorico Guadalupano (1st show)
12:30 - Firehouse Rhythm Kings (eclectic local music)
1:45 - Ballet Folklorico Guadalupano (2nd show)
2:30 - WELCOME
3:00 - Saludos Compay (salsa/cumbia/Latin music)
4:15 - Bravo Norteño (nortena music)
6:00 - Galumpha (acrobats)
7:00 - RAFFLE of a 1994 Ford station wagon

Movement Tent:
1:15 - Ms. Suz the Storyweaver
2:00 - Bilingual Storytelling and Music with Alex Weiss
3:00 - Hula Hooping Workshop with Jacquie
4:00 - Acrobatics Workshop with Galumpha
5:00 - Rora the Clown / La Payasita Rora
5:30 - Baile Folklórico Magetzi

There will be a lot of children's activities, health and information fair, food vendors and the whole 9 yards. Admission is FREE, only a small parking fee of $2 per car which goes to Shakori for donating their space for this community outreach fair.


Read Dora Ragin's Indy review of Galumpha at the last Fiesta Latina held in 2007.

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