Cunamacué presents a weekend of master classes, lecture, and film screening with Afro Peruvian Master Dancer Pierr Padilla. Join us for a wonderful weekend of events with Padilla who is joining us from Perú.
PERFORMANCE :: Diablos en las Calles de Oakland
Please note date & time change:
Sunday, November 12th // Doors open at 5:30pm; Show starts at 6:00pm
$15-25 - BUY TICKETS
LECTURE & SCREENING of Herencia de un Pueblo ::
Saturday, November 11, 2:30pm-3:30pm
DANCE CLASSES (FREE) ::
Saturday, November 11 ~ Adult Class 12:00pm-2:00pm
Sunday, November 12 -
Youth Class 11:30am - 1:30pm
Adult Class - 1:30pm - 3:30pm
PIERR PADILLA VASQUEZ
Pierr Padilla Vasquez is a professional dance artist convinced in the power of the arts as a tool for social change. As a child he was exposed to various artistic and cultural manifestations having been born into a family of cultural bearers and masters of Afro-Peruvian folklore, the Vasquez's. He attended the Escuela Nacional Superior de Folklore "Jose Maria Arguedas" (National Superior School of Folklore "Jose Maria Arguedas"). He directs the Festival de la Musica Afroperuana(Afro-Peruvian music festival), and is the director of the artisic association, Colectivo Palenke, as well as directs his own school of Afro-Peruvian folklore, DanzAfro.
Classes, lecture, and film screening were generously supported by the Akonadi Foundation.