LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Flamenco Latino, New York’s fiery music and dance troupe, kicked off UALR’s annual Hispanic Month at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, with a well-choreographed, beautifully costumed show in Donaghey Student Center’s Rooms A, B, and C.
The troupe combined the strength of somber Flamenco brazeo, intricate palmas, and intense footwork with their flair for the hip-swiveling movements and mean rhythms of salsa.
UALR is also offering free noontime salsa lessons at 7 p.m. on Thursdays Oct. 5 and 12 in the University Commons.
Other Hispanic Heritage Month activities include a Latino film Festival 7 p.m. Monday to Wednesday, Oct. 2 to Oct. 4 at the DSC. Films to be screened include No Turning Back, Rosita; S.P.I C.: The Storyboard of My Life.
For more information about Hispanic Heritage Month, call Tashayla Collins in the Office of Campus Life at (501) 569-3308.
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