The band Los Guanajuatenses, originates from Guanajuato, Mexico. This group was formed by 13 musicians from a town called San Pedro Tenango in 1999. Their music is heard on different Hispanic radio stations throughout North Carolina. With their authentic Mexican style, they make everyone dance, young and old.
Contact: Rubén Molina
Santoyo is an international pianist and composer who released his debut solo CD, Elevation, in 2011. He began playing the piano by ear and composing when he was only 7 years old. Santoyo is an active performer, composer, and producer for different projects in the U.S. and internationally. His music has a very special energy that has been described as "moving, gentle, and romantic."
N4 is an acoustic band created from different musical influences, mixing rock, reggae, blues and drums to merge them into one rhythm. The band was originated in Raleigh, North Carolina and is integrated by lead vocalist and guitarist Marcos Gomez from Argentina, percussionist Jorge Layrisse from Venezuela, bassist and background vocalist Jacob Pernell from the US and multi-instrumentalist Josué Bracho from Venezuela.
Founded in December of 2015, Batalá Durham is an all-volunteer group of drummers
playing samba reggae music from Salvador de Bahia, Brazil. Samba reggae was created
about 45 years ago when the traditional samba rhythms of Brazil were mixed with
the reggae music that was popular at the time. Batalá was founded in Paris in 1997
and currently has over 30 groups in 15 countries and a worldwide membership of over
1,000 percussionists. Batalá Durham is the new local branch of the international Batalá
family, created by musicians local to the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area.
Charanga Carolina is the only university-based charanga ensemble in the state of North Carolina and probably in the country. The Cuban “charanga” ensemble features flute, violins, brass, piano, bass, and percussion. Charanga Carolina specializes in Cuban danzón and New York-style salsa music. Directed by David F. García, Charanga Carolina is committed to bringing these important repertories in the history of Cuban, Puerto Rican, and Latin dance music to life for Carolina students and faculty as well as for the surrounding communities.
Contact: David Garcia | firstname.lastname@example.org | 919-451-3604
Water / Agua $3
Sodas / Refrescos $1
Cornelio Campos is a self-trained painter from Cherán, Michoacan, Mexico who now resides in Durham, North Carolina. Campos paints with a passion for educating others, primarily on the migrant experience, and for sharing the customs and culture of his people, Purepecha from Cherán. His work has been shown at exhibits throughout North Carolina, including Duke and UNC - Chapel Hill, where some of his pieces are permanently on display.
Coyote Jam delivers a unique, powerful musical experience. Dance with your partner to guitar-infused cumbia rhythms, groove along with some Latin Funk, and sing along to your favorite Latin and American rock songs all in one high energy musical performance to remember. Coyote Jam brings decades of professional music experience from many areas and walks of life, including Peru, Nicaragua, El Salvador, New Jersey, Illinois, and North Carolina!
Danny & Jimmy “The Canales Bros,” are a Latin urban duo, that originated from Arlington VA. Their music is well-known for bringing good vibes and incredible energy.
Who exactly are The Canales Bros? Danny founder of the duo he is one-half of the primary vocalist, but he is also the producer and songwriter. Jimmy, songwriter, singer, and the other half of energy these two bring when they are together. What is it that separates these two from any other duo? Like Danny says "Una conexion que ningun hermano lo tiene" meaning "a connection that no brother has." It's this relationship that keeps these two working hard and even though they may have their moments where they disagree on certain things both of them make sure everything's discussed so they may move forward.
These two are on a mission to leave a mark every time someone hears their music, and they will be able to show all this come October 15th when they release their EP.
Aguas frescas $2
Ernesto was born in Nayarit, Mexico in 1985. Having grown up in the south and seeing the lack of diversity of the Latino community, he started painting to remember the stories. Throughout life, Ernesto has always been fascinated by cultures and how the world is represented through the eyes of others. The interest was cultivated during his pre-teen years by his art teacher, Chris Baschon, in middle school and the love for art still continues. He uses the world around him and political landscapes to shape the emotions into an art image. His love for bright colors can always be seen in his paintings. Ernesto works and lives in Myrtle Beach, SC, where he is an artist and activist.
Hot Coffee / Café caliente $2
Cold Brew / Café preparado en frío #3
Nitro Cold Brew Coffee / Café preparado en frío con nitro $3.50
Coffee bags . Bolsa de granos de café $12.00
Everything served in 16 ounce cups. / Todo servido en vasos de 16 onzas.
The folkloric traditions of Mexico come to life with this latin acoustic ensemble, whose performance is a multicolor celebration for the ears, the eyes and the soul. We are Flor y Canto: Poetry in movement.
Franco Gallardo “The Horseman of México” is a native of Veracruz, Mexico. With 15 years as an artist in the genre of the traditional music of Mexico (Ranchero), he presents various hits from different famous artist such as: Vicente Fernandez, Joan Sebastian, Javier Solis and many more. He is the Horseman of Mexico, Franco Gallardo, and gives it all!
Vegetarian Arepa / Arepa vegetariana $8
Black Beans and white cheese / Arepa de frijoles negros y queso blanco $7
Vegetarian Arepa white and yellow cheese / Arepa de queso blanco y amarillo $7
Steak and cheese Arepa / Arepa de carne y queso $9
Carolina BBQ pork Arepa with a side of coleslaw / Arepa de barbacoa de Carolina con una guarnición de ensalada de col $9
Grilled chicken with onions and green peppers / Pollo a la parrilla con cebolla y pimientos verdes $9
Shredded beef marinated with onions, cilantro and peppers / Carne de res mechada y marinada con cebolla, cilantro y pimientos $9
Pabellón - a Venezuelan dish with shredded beef, rice, black beans, plantain, and the famous arepa / Pabellón - un plato venezolano con carne mechada, arroz, frijoles negros, plátano y la famosa arepa $10
Steak Empanadas / Empanadas de carne $6
Cheese Empanadas / Empanadas de queso $5
Horchata & Jamaica (Large/grande) $3
Born in Lima, Peru, Marcos has dedicated his career to Afro-Peruvian music and dance. As a child, he started as a dancer in the Ballet Peru Negrito, and in 1983, he made his debut as a professional percussionist in Ballet Perú Negro. In 1995, he founded Ebano Academy in Peru. Three years later, he traveled to the United States with a dream “to spread the rich Afro-Peruvian heritage.” In 2003, he opened the Ebano Academy in Paterson, New Jersey, which has presented workshops in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey. Marcos currently teaches percussion and dance at The Arts Center in Carrboro.
Pepitos venezolano sandwich 10
Originally known as Samba movements, NC Brazilian Art Project is an organization dedicated to the promotion of diverse Brazilian cultural arts through performance and instruction of classes. The overall style of dance is known as Brazilian Samba, which originates in Afro-Brazilian culture and has many regional variations.
Born and raised in Honduras, Nora’s love for the arts began by the education she received at the “Triunfo de la Cruz Institute” where she studied poetry and fine arts. Influenced by Don Lorenzo Alvarenga, her desire to paint is to express her passion and love of life, captured on canvas.
The North Carolina's Triangle area Latin dance band Orquesta K'Che, is the brainchild of percussionist/leader Billy Marrero. When on stage, the eleven piece band will delight the audience by projecting the musical energy of its members, who are ready to ignite and excite you. They aim to be an all-purpose dance band. That means playing Cumbia, Merengue, Bolero, and Latin Jazz as well as Hot Salsa, rather than specializing in one genre. They represent USA, Venezuela, Cuba, and Puerto Rico
Contact: Orquesta-Kemail@example.com / Billy Marrero 919-607-6560 919-607-6560 F / 919-607-6560
Paola is a graduate of the College of Art and design at NC State University. Along with fellow graduates Monica Galleto and Brigitta Guadarama, each of them has a specific interest in the realm of Art and Design, which is shown in the various mediums they use to display their work. This includes but is not limited to prints of photography, children’s books, illustrations and graphic design.
Paul Wingler is a native of Indiana. After having taken photography classes at the Durham Arts Council, he pursued his studies at the New York Institute of Photography where he earned a certificate of graduation. Since then he has studied with various photographic artists at the East Coast School in NC. He also completed a five year study with Master Photographer and ASP Fellow Jay Stock, as well as other noted photographer. Today, Paul continues to teach, lecture and judge throughout the United States, and South and Central America.
As an independent artist, Peter has forged a professional path shaped by curating and producing independent exhibitions, expositions in public spaces, nonprofit programming, cultural arts, and programs on abstraction. He is also an active advocate for the arts, and supports 501c3 organizations by serving on boards, volunteering, fundraising and donating.
Yholima Vargas-Pedroza is a native of Colombia. Since a very young age, Yholima was inspired by Colombian art through her mother, who made a living by painting and occasionally performing traditional Colombian dances when Yholima was a child. After moving to Canada in 1997, Yholima became a recognized choreographer and dancer as well as an ambassador for world traditional dances. However, in recent years, Yholima started exploring her painting abilities in a more formal level. Today, you will be able to explore some of her work and a piece of her heart through her paintings.
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