In Association with
August 2001 - Muñequitos in the United States
WHAT: The best Rumba from Cuba: the legendary Muñequitos de Matanzas presenting a unique review of music and dance "La Rumba Soy Yo" (I am the Rumba).
WHEN: August Friday10 and Saturday 11, 2001. 8 pm

WHERE: Wilshire Ebell Theatre 4401 W. 8th Street, Los Angeles (323) 939-1128 (1 block south of Whilshire on Lucerne Boulevard) Parking available.

TICKETS: $26.00 and $16.00. Available by calling Ticketmaster at (213) 365-3500 and (714) 740-7878; on line at, or at Tower Records, Robinsons-May, Wherehouse Music, Tu Musica and Ritmo Latino. Ticks available at the theatre box office, (323) 939 -1128




Tentative schedule

Saturday AUGUST 4; midnigth-LAX Arrival/Llegada.- Lobby of the Gershwin Hotel
in Hollywood and la Casa.-

Sunday 5th- Housing; planning / orientation meeting, facilitators and SOTA
staff. Lunch by the pool.

Monday, 6.- 10 AM- Orientation Meeting. International Programs and Services,
Cal State University, Ricardo Martins.

Monday, 6.- 1 PM.- Lunch, media kit-off

Monday, 6.- 3 PM.-AfroCuban Master Class by Los Muñequitos de Matanzas- Music Hall

Tuesday, 7 .- to Thuesd. 9: Classes and workshops. La Casa and

Friday 10 .1 PM to 7 PM, set up/ montaje at Ebell theatre.

Friday 10. 7-8 PM .- Fiestecita at front of the Ebell

Friday 10 8-10 PM.- LA RUMBA SOY YO

Saturday 11.- 11AM Alma del Barrio 88.9 FM. Radio entrevista/live Interview-
Guido, Cary, Jesus, Diosdado, Jorge

Sunday 12- Workshops

Friday 17.- Celebrate Brooklyn Festival in NY. Sound check at 3 PM. One hour performance at 7 PM. Prospect park

Friday 24, Conga Room. Percussion, 8-9 PM

Sat. 25 and Sunday 26: African Marketplace

SEPTEMBER Friday 7. LA RUMBA SOY YO, State Playhouse -8 PM

Midnigth: Oshun

Saturday 8 & Sunday 9th, Street Scene Festival. Dan Diego
Thursday 13 or 20: Occidental College. Half day residence. Workshop and

More in California, Nevada, Arizona.


Producing Director is Jorge Luis Rodriguez. The Producer for the 2001 Muñequitos US tour is Ed Santiago. Stage Of The Arts, is a non-profit California Educational corporation founded 1982.

A presentation of the AfroCuban Research Institute. Stage Of The Arts, Inc. in collaboration with the International Programs and Services department of California State University in Los Angeles. Sponsored in part by KLON 88.1 radio and Timba Percussion.


INFORMATION: (213) 855-3131;;

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