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Spotlighting Luis Germán Perdomo: Local Latino Author

We are fortunate to have a diverse array of Latino artists living in our community. This month, as we celebrate Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros, we are highlighting the work of Luis Germán Perdomo, a local Latino author.

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Latin Dance Party and Complimentary Kizomba Lesson!

Dance Revolution is hosting a Latin Dance Party with a complimentary Kizomba Lesson on May 2, 2017. The proceeds from the event will be donated to Casa Azul for use in promoting Latino art and culture in the Triad.

Bring your friends and enjoy a complimentary Kizomba lesson from a guest teacher from 7 to 8 pm. Dance to the sounds of Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba and other Latin music with DJ RAUL from 8-11 pm. No dance partner or experience is necessary. Just come take part in the fun!

The event will be held at the W on Elm, located at 324 South Elm Street, Greensboro. There is a fully stocked bar, sleek décor and a huge dancefloor! Its a convenient Downtown Greensboro Location with easy parking. There is a $10 cover charge at the door.

Don’t miss it!

 

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Local ofrendas inspired by memories

Local ofrendas inspired by memories

Nov 11, 2016.  Every celebration of Día de los Muertos becomes an exhibition of local talent and tradition. This year we had very talented local artists and organizations who participated making the ofrendas and sharing with the community their ideas, knowledge and personal dedications. The “ofrendas” are traditional offerings honoring the lives of those loved ones who have departed. Learn more here about the meaning of each one of the ofrendas displayed.

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Casa Azul Becomes An Independent Non-Profit

Casa Azul Becomes An Independent Non-Profit

December 7, 2016. This year has been an incredible journey of growth for Casa Azul of Greensboro! In 2016, Casa Azul received official 501(c)(3) status as an independent Non-Profit Organization in the State of North Carolina. This opens up a new world of opportunity as we plan for 2017.

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“Los Viejitos” 6 years sharing Mexican heritage

“Los Viejitos” 6 years sharing Mexican heritage

November 1, 2016.“Los Viejitos” Grupo de Danza /”The Old Men” dance company was started 6 years ago inspired by friendship. In 2010, founder and dancer Ivan Sanchez told us, the father of his best friend urgently needed a prosthesis. He thought one way to raise the money could be through a dance performance. Since then, the group is fulfilling another dream: to promote Mexican culture in the community.

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Jorge Maturino: “Fedora Man” Artist

Jorge Maturino: “Fedora Man” Artist

October, 20. 2016. Jorge Maturino currently works in multiple capacities as the Art Director for Triad City Beat, the Artist in Residence for FaithAction International House and the Creative Director for Deo Duce Design. Jorge is well versed in many types of artistic media including graphic design, illustration, and leather tooling. (See more of Jorge’s work here).

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Magical evening with Don Quixote. 2016

Magical evening with Don Quixote. 2016

On Friday February 19th, 2016 we enjoyed a lively celebration of 400 years of Cervantes at Scuppernong Books in downtown Greensboro. A crowd of 130+ helped to make this exciting event all the more successful and enjoyable. Thank you to everyone who came out!

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