Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Latino Culture Show to celebrate heritage

The 9th annual Latino Culture Show will celebrate Latino heritage through poetry readings, dance acts, visual art and other showcases of artistic expression, including a performance by local band Groupo Aye.

The event, considered to be the largest of its kind on campus, will take place at 5:30 p.m. March 29th at the Power Center. It is hosted by the Michigan Student Assembly (MSA).

Prior to the show, the Power Center lobby will showcase student artwork by Latino artists or inspired by the Latino culture.

“The Latino Culture Show allows us to work together to project our talents in an informative and entertaining way that reaches a diverse audience year after year,” says Frances Medina, coordinator and co-chair for the Minority Affairs Commission of MSA. The event is expected to draw more than 900 attendees, including University students and their families, faculty members, staff and alumni.

“The show’s main purpose is to educate and familiarize the Ann Arbor community with our culture and heritage,” Medina says.

For ticket information, go to www.umich.edu/~muto/ or call (734) 763-8587.