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World Festival of Sacred Music Performance: Omo Aché Afro-Cuban Music & Dance Co. at the UCLA Fowler Museum

Thursday, October 6, 2011
6:00 – 8:00 PM
UCLA Fowler Museum


Free program


Omo Aché performs sacred dances and music of African cultures preserved in Cuba through cabildos (cultural societies) including the Yoruba, Arará, and Congo. Under the direction of master artist Juan Carlos Blanco, the performances will include dance ensembles accompanied by live percussion, interspersed with brief storytelling that provides a cultural context.


Open grass seating; please bring a blanket or a mat.


Co-sponsored by the World Festival of Sacred Music.

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