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New Meetup: Bachata Film Screening Tonight!

From: Eulanda
Sent on: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 11:28 AM
I can't believe I for got to put this on here. Sorry you guys! Hope you can make it!!

What: Bachata Film Screening Tonight!

When: Wednesday, March 31,[masked]:00 PM

Price: $10.00 per person

Where:
Euphoria Lounge
2048 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80205

El Duque De La Bachata: Film Screening
Proceeds to benefit Haitian earthquake victims!

Filmmaker Adam Taub (La Quincea?era) follows Joan Soriano, a bachata musician, as he strives to make a success of his career and improve the lives of the extended family he leaves behind in the rural Dominican Republic.

Bachata is a Dominican musical genre that emerged in the wake of the repressive Trujillo dictatorship. Recorded for the first time in 1961, its sound was demonized as vulgar and only began to receive recognition after many of its practitioners made the switch to electric instruments in the 1990s. Journeying to New York and Chicago in pursuit of stardom, Soriano is aware that the price of his ambition will be the pain of separation from his family. But he also knows it may be worth paying, as a music producer promises to record a CD of his work.

www.bachatamovie.com

SCHEDULE:

* 7pm El Duque Screening (inc Q &A with director)
* 8:10pm Bachata Dance lesson (beg & int classes)
* 8:40pm Open dancing with DJ Fa'Dorah (Bachata, Salsa, & more)



Admission $8 in advance, $12 @ the door
Latin "Buffet style" food: $6 per plate

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/Denver-Afro-Salsa-Meetup-Group/calendar/13048979/

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