Latino musicians have had a profound influence on traditional genres of music in the United States, including jazz, R&B, rock ‘n’ roll and hip hop. American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music, a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian, presents the musical contributions of U.S. Latinos from the 1940s to the present, exploring the social history and individual creativity that produced stars like Tito Puente, Ritchie Valens, Celia Cruz, Carlos Santana and Selena.
“American Sabor,” created by EMP Museum and the University of Washington, was organized for travel by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. The exhibition, its national tour and related programs are made possible by Ford Motor Company Fund.PRAA celebrates this exciting exhibit with a lecture and workshop from DJ Lugo Rosado titled “The Evolution of DJing in Chicago from a Latino DJ Perspective”. The event is free but space is limited! REGISTER FOR THE EVENT BY CALLING 773-342-8865 OR EMAILING WRUDOLF@PRAACHICAGO.ORG.The exhibit will be on view Aug 4th – Oct 7th at the new U.S. Bank/PRAA Exhibit Hall, 2958 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago.Gallery hours are Tue to Fri: 11:00AM – 5:00PM,
Sat and Sun: 9:30AM – 1:00PM.Admission is free and free parking is available at U.S. Bank. For groups or to schedule a tour call 773-342-8865.
Be sure to visit americansabor.org, an interactive website that accompanies the exhibit!
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