Wednesday, September 12, 2012

The New Haven Museum and Music Haven will present a Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

NEW HAVEN — The New Haven Museum and Music Haven will present a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration beginning at 6 p.m. Sept. 15  at the New Haven Museum.
During the event, children and their families will be able to make masks, a tradition common in many South American countries, a statement said. The Haven String Quartet will present “Immigrant Voices from South America,” at 7 p.m., performing the music of Paquito d’Rivera (Cuban), Conlon Nancarrow (Mexican), Osvaldo Golijov (Argentinian), Gabriela Lena Frank (Peruvian), and Javier Alvarez (Mexican). Suggested donation is $15. Kids 12 and under are admitted free.
Music Haven is “a non-profit organization committed to building a vibrant urban community through performance and music education that empowers young people, their families, and professional musicians,” the statement said. Learn at www.musichavenct.org.
The New Haven Museum is at 114 Whitney Ave.



Editor's note: All information in this post was contributed.

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