ORDWAY KNOWLEDGE SESSION: Cuban Hip-Hop with Yrak Saenz a.k.a Vitalicio

HDR_Generalyrak saenz aka vitalicio

ORDWAY KNOWLEDGE SESSION: Cuban Hip-Hop with Yrak Saenz a.k.a Vitalicio
Presented by the Ordway Center for the Performing
Arts in collaboration with Emetrece Productions and hosted by Four Season’s Dance Studio

Yrak Saenz, also known as Vitalicio, has been performing and recording rap music in Cuba for over two decades as an originator of the Havana hip-hop scene. From his trajectory in the band Garage H that fused rock with rap in the mid 1990’s, to his 15 year portfolio alongside Edgar Gonzalez in the duo Doble Filo, today Yrak is considered one of the most well known Cuban rappers of all time.

JOIN US FOR A DISCUSSION, INTERVIEW, AND RAP DEMONSTRATION
As part of “Raíces y Sueños: the Artistry of Cuba” series, we will explore Yrak’s biographical story intertwined and contextualized within the history of Cuban rap.
The program will be presented in both English and Spanish
Four Season’s Dance Studio, 1637 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis, MN
Sunday, October 26, 2014, 3-5PM
FREE open to the public; all ages welcome
Pre-registration required

Call Natalie Kennedy Schuck, Raíces y Sueños Community Engagement Coordinator at 651.282.3015 or email: nkennedy@ordway.org to reserve your space.

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