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Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Father Steven Boes
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13603 Flanagan Boulevard
Boys Town, NE 68010

Hispanic Heritage Month: The Afro Cuban Clave & its Impact on Western Music

The Afro Cuban Clave and its Impact on Western Music
September 20th at 1pm EST
The Boys Town LOUD (Latinx Organization Understanding Diversity) ERG would love you all to attend a presentation on western culture being influenced by Afro-Cuban music. Come listen to Dr. Alvarado discuss and play the fantastic rhythms from Africa, Cuba, and Puerto Rico. He will then connect these ancient rhythms to popular western music. The event will be a live online presentation on September 20th at 1pm CST. Our special guest will be Dr. Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado. He is a scholar, public servant, and innovative higher education administrator. He is also a Latino, a veteran, and a first-generation college graduate. He is currently the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Success at the University of Nebraska Omaha. Dr. Benjamin-Alvarado was born in California. He received his Ph.D from the University of Georgia in 1998. He received his M.A. in Policy Studies at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey in 1992. In his ungraduated studies he attended the University of California Santa Barbara, UCLA, and Harvard University.

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online via webex
Omaha, NE 68010
United States


September 20, 2021 - 1:00pm