Santa Fe, New Mexico (PRWEB) May 17, 2012
Starting on June 6th for one week, Santa Fe, New Mexico becomes the marimba capital of the world because the ‘City Different’ is holding its first ever Santa Fe Marimba Festival from June 6-9. The concerts being offered span the music genres and styles of the globe by including music from Africa, Latin America, Latin Jazz, World Music and Bach. The concerts are as follows: The event is a SantaFe.com Featured Event on the company's monthly event calendar.
The concerts are as follows:
- 7 p.m., Thursday, June 7, St Francis Auditorium – Marimba Roots – Africa to Latin America
- 8 p.m.,, Friday, June 8, The Lensic – World Music and Latin Jazz with Victor Mendoza
- 6 p.m., Saturday, June 9, The Lensic – From the Silk Road to Bach
Tickets are available at The Lensic box office. For more information go to their website - santafemarimbafestival.org.
About The Lensic, Santa Fe’s Performing Arts Center:
The Lensic is a performing arts center located in downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico. It opened in 1931 as a movie and vaudeville theater, operating for 69 years before closing in 2000.
The nonprofit Lensic Performing Arts Center re-opened in April 2001, following an ambitious renovation funded by a capital campaign that raised $9 million. The 12-month renovation restored the theater’s period architectural splendor and substantially increased its technical capabilities.
The Lensic is now a world-class, state-of-the-art, 821-seat performance venue that has quickly emerged as one of New Mexico’s “treasures.” It is a fine example of the power of community collaboration and commitment and serves as a vibrant cultural catalyst for Santa Fe and beyond, along with being a significant resource for New Mexico.
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