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Published: 04/14/2010
CONTACT(s):
Chuy Martinez chuymartinez@cabq.gov

Old Town Cultural Sunsets Performances Return in May


ALBUQUERQUE, NM -
The opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of music and dance performances representing Albuquerque’s widely diverse cultures is returning to the Old Town Plaza on Thursday, May 6 with a performance entitled "Fiesta de Colores" featuring the ever-popular mariachi group, Los Primos, and Ballet en Fuego Dance Company.

The program, which is scheduled from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., launches an entire season of colorful programs that bring people together to learn and share in the richness of other’s cultures.

Programming through June includes:

May 13 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Black Student Union Performing Arts – Hip Hop and More

7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Odara—Hot Samba!

May 20 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Racine Kreyol – Haitian Dance Company

7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Palamakia Dancers – Greek Dancing

May 27 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Japanese Folk Dancers

7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Lumbre – UNM Mexican Folkloric Dance Company

June 3 No performance due to preparations for Old Town Fiestas.

June 10 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Fishbeck Highland Dancers – Irish Dance

7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Xallitic – Mexican Folkloric Dance Company

June 17 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Okinawan Folk Dancers – Japanese

7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Thai Music and Dance

June 24 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Sophisticated Ladies and Gent –Seniors with Rhythm

7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Los Tapatios – Youth Troupe of Mexican Dancers

Where could one find such cultural diversity—for free? The 2010 Old Town season offers a wide variety of live entertainment options Wednesday through Sunday each week.

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