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Afro Peruvian Party!

August 18, 4 pm.

This program will be in person at George Bruce Library. 

Join Araceli for a music party celebrating important women of PERU! We will listen to inspiring stories, from women such as Yma Sumac, one of the best-selling Latin American recording artists in history and the best-selling Peruvian in history, and Victoria Santa Cruz, considered “the mother of Afro Peruvian dance and theatre”, and then sing and dance to their music. Grammy-nominated Araceli will bring her charango, traditional puppets, and many rhythms to try together. The session will celebrate powerful women who inspire girls around the world.

Presented by Urban Stages

Summer at the Library 2023

Get creative and express yourself all summer long at The New York Public Library with free events for all ages, programs for kids and teens, reading recommendations, exhibitions, and much more! Learn more.

Thank You!

Major support provided by the New York Life Foundation, the 2023 city-wide sponsor for the Summer Reading and Learning Programs.

Additional support is provided by The Rona Jaffe Foundation; New York Yankees Foundation; anonymous donors; and the continuing major support of the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences.

These programs and initiatives are part of the Library’s overall commitment to our branch patrons and education programs, led by the Merryl and James Tisch Director of Branch Libraries and Education. Major support for educational programming is provided by Merryl H. and James S. Tisch