Announcing a new Meetup for Cleveland Spanish Language Meetup!
What: Caf? Bellas Artes
When: June 12, 2009 6:30 PM
Where: Click the link below to find out!
Meetup Description: Cafe Bellas Artes
A place to gather with members of the Latino community to share art, culture, music, poetry, literature, and much more in Spanish and English
A Tribute to Roberto Ocasio: A Celebration with the Roberto Ocasio Latin Jazz Project & Special Guest Latin Jazz Artist Bobby Sanabria
Friday, June 12, 2009
6:30 ? 9:00 p.m.
Cleveland State University
Music and Communication Building
2001 Euclid Avenue
Roberto Ocasio Mural ? Waetjen Lobby, 6:30 p.m. Reception
Eleven Latino artists paid tribute to their dear friend Roberto Ocasio by painting a mural in his honor in 2005, which is on display in Waetjen Lobby at Cleveland State University. The artists created the mural?s theme and images from their understanding of Ocasio?s relentless efforts in composing and playing his music. Come meet some of the artists.
Roberto Ocasio Latin Jazz Project Performance ? Drinko Hall, 7:00 p.m.
The Roberto Ocasio Latin Jazz Project will honor the legacy of the late jazz musician and band leader with original music by Ocasio and band members? new compositions. Multi-Grammy nominated drummer/percussionist, composer/arranger, bandleader, and renowned scholar and educator, Bobby Sanabria will travel from New York and will be our special guest to host the Latin Jazz Project performance and tribute. (www.bobbysanabria.com)
Free and Open to the Public
Donations welcome to support the Roberto Ocasio Foundation and Latin Jazz Music Camp.
Parking: $6.00 in Music and Communication garage (PF lot) entrance off E. 19th or E. 21st and Chester Ave. or street meter parking free after 6:00 p.m.
For more information: Roberto E. Chavez, CSU, [masked] or [address removed]
Learn more here:http://spanish.meetup.com/79/calendar/10619162/