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Fandango Jarocho: Día de la Revolucíon | Berkeley

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Friday, November 17, 2017 - 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations welcome

La Peña Cultural Center | 3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA



Fandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session | Berkeley

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Enjoy a lively evening of music, dancing, and zapateado– bring your dance shoes and instruments, or just come and enjoy the music and dance. Son Jarocho is a lively traditional art form from the southern Mexican state of Veracruz that sits on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico.

It is a lyrical and danceable music genre that formed in the melding of three cultures: Arabic-Spanish, African and indigenous Mexican.

Fandango Jarocho: Son Jarocho Jam Session
Every Third Friday | 8pm to 11pm
La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA
FREE, donations are very much welcome

The basic instrumentation of the son jarocho includes the jarana jarocha, guitarra de son (both guitar-like instruments) and zapateado (percussive footwork).

100% of the cash donations collected at this event will be distributed to the following organizations:

Disaster Relief, Santiago Tuxtla:
https://www.gofundme.com/disaster-relief-santiago-tuxtla

Help Rebuild Mexican Homes:
https://www.youcaring.com/felirosiandotherslivinginzacatepecandajusco-959414?

UndocuFund: for Fire Relief in Sonoma County:
http://undocufund.org/

In addition to accepting cash donations, we will also have donation stations with computers available to donate directly to these funds with your credit card.

Let’s get those donations to our people in Santiago Tuxtla, Zacatepec, Ajusco and Sonoma County!

Donations: $5, $10, $20 Whatever you can give!

Los Cilantros will be open serving delicious food until 9 pm and drinks until 11 pm.


Links: Event details

Cost: FREE*
*Donations welcome

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