Tuesday, September 6, 2011

PAST: EXHIBIT: American Sabor Latinos in U.S. Popular Music" at the Smithsonian International Gallery, July 11th - SUN, Oct 9th, Free

Last Chance to check out "American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music" this weekend at the Smithsonian International Gallery
Next to the Castle on the National Mall
On view Monday, July 11th – Sunday, October 9th

"This 5,000-square-foot exhibition, created by EMP Museum in Seattle in partnership with the University of Washington, focuses on five centers of Latino popular music in America since World War II: New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, San Antonio and San Francisco. The bilingual exhibition contains 45 interviews with Latino musicians, 100 artifacts such as costumes and musicians' instruments, interactive elements, including keyboards and a mixing board, and a dance floor where visitors can move to their favorite Latin rhythms."

Read more about the exhibit in this write up on the City Paper website.

The gallery is open from 10:00am - 5:30pm daily. Click to learn more about the Smithsonian Latino Center.

Smithsonian International Gallery
next to the Castle on the National Mall
1100 Jefferson Drive, SW
Metro: Smithsonian

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