Juan de Marcos González has dedicated his life to raising the profile of all genres of Cuban music. Photo: Tom Erlich

The Afro-Cuban All Stars are making multiple appearances as part of the Juan de Marcos González residency this week. In addition, open rehearsals will be on Sept. 30 & Oct. 1. Juan de Marcos founded Afro-Cuban All Stars and continues to direct them today.

As a supporter of the Arts Institute and/or the Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program, you are invited to the Sept. 29 presentation and open rehearsals on Sept. 30 & Oct. 1. In addition, the Overture Center has provided a discount code for the concert on Oct. 2.

◆ September 29 | 7:30-9:00 pm (free)
Popular Cuban Music – Lecture by Juan de Marcos “Popular Cuban Music” and short performance by Afro-Cuban All Stars
Music Hall | 925 Bascom Mall

◆ September 30-October 1 | 10:00am-6:00pm (free)
Open rehearsals with Juan de Marcos and Afro-Cuban All Stars
Music Hall | 925 Bascom Mall – students are encouraged to attend

Note: no recording devices are allowed – unless granted permission in advance. Since this is rehearsal time, we ask that you be very respectful to the musicians –including no talking or questions. This is an amazing opportunity to hear and see award-winning & world-renowned artists at work.

◆ October 2 | 8:00pm
Afro-Cuban All Stars concert
Overture Center | 201 State Street
Overturecenter.org | Reg. tickets: $20-45
For a 10% discount on tickets please use: ARTS or click here

This offer is only valid for on-line purchases.

◆ October 2 | 5:00-9:00pm (free)
Latino Art Fair (Presented by the Latino Chamber of Commerce)
Overture Center, Promenade | 201 State Street

For more details, including a full list of events throughout the semester, click here.