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Cuentos: Tales from the Latin World

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Thursday, April 19 at 10:00 AM
Smith Opera House

Cuentos, performed by David Gonzalez, paints a vivid picture of the people and rich cultures of the Spanish-speaking world with colorful tales from the Caribbean, South America, and the Bronx! From the silly antics of the Puerto Rican anti-hero “Juan Bobo” to the mysterious dealings and powers of the Orishas in a suite of Afro-Cuban stories, these tales are filled with memorable characters, fantastic plots and positive messages for children. Spanish language words are sprinkled throughout the stories and songs of “Cuentos: Tales from the Latino World” in such a way that young audiences can repeat and retain their sound and meaning. Solid entertainment and a great introduction to the marvelous world of Latino literature and culture. Suggested audience: K-3rd grade.

This ArtSmart show is generously sponsored by Lyons National Bank and The Delavan Foundation.

To learn more about ArtSmart Educational Theatre programming, click here.