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National Park ServiceNews Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 16, 2013
Merrith Baughman 402-223-3514
Enjoy Lively Latino Music with a Free Concert from Marcos & Sabor
at Homestead National Monument of America
OnSunday, July 28, 2013, at2 p.m.be a part of the Latino Musical Experience with Marcos & Sabor at the Homestead National Monument of America Education Center. Marcos & Sabor’s lively music will not only entertain, but engage the audience. The music will be presented in both English and Spanish. This concert is part of the 2013 Homestead Concert Series. This concert is free courtesy of the Nebraska Arts Council and the Hevelone Foundation. Come early and have a picnic and enjoy the exhibits at the Heritage Center.
Marcos & Sabor will perform some of Latin America’s most popular rhythms and songs in both Spanish and English. The concert will include singing, playing and dancing to make it an educational and interactive experience.The audience learns about the culture and history of Latin music; including what a “Grito” is. A Grito is a yell or expression in Mexican culture that shows appreciation of an art form. The audience will learn several Gritos and be encouraged to participate throughout the show.
“This concert will be a fun experience for everyone as they hear the rich, diverse music of Latin America”, stated Monument Superintendent Mark Engler.
Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2013. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Twitter (HomesteadNM) and Facebook (Homestead National Monument of America).
Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska. Hours of operation are8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. MondaythroughFridayand9 a.m. to 5 p.m. SaturdayandSunday. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visithttps://www.nps.gov/home/index.
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