¡VIVA! Latinx Heritage

Performance: History and Tradition of Afro-Peruvian Cajón

In partnership with Tradición Peruana Cultural Center
Friday, 9/16/2022
5:00 - 7:00
Medicine for Nightmares Bookstore & Gallery

3036 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States


A celebration of Afro-Peruvian music and dance presented by Jaranon y Bochinche Dance Performance Company led by Juan de Dios Soto. 

Juan de Dios Soto: Peruvian dancer, musician, artist and founder of Tradicion Peruana Cultural Center, Soto has taught and performed Cajon and Afro-Peruvian percussion since he came to the United States in 1991 from Lima, Peru. As part of his cultural traditions, he was raised playing the Cajon with his family and community. Today he is the musical director of Jaranon y Bochinche Dance Performance Company and teaches classes to students and musicians throughout the Bay Area. 

¡VIVA! at the Library is an annual celebration of Latinx heritage, cultures and traditions. San Francisco has a rich Latinx heritage that is highlighted in a diverse array of exciting programs for all ages, from Spanish/bilingual storytimes to cooking classes, author talks to art and cultural presentations.

This program is sponsored by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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