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Latin Music and Art Festival Scheduled for Sept.

Latin Music and Art Festival Scheduled for Sept. 28

9/17/02


DENTON – Latino music, food and art will be the fare at !Fuego y Alma 2002!, to be held Sept. 28 from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. at Civic Center Park, located at the intersection of Bell Avenue and McKinney Street. Festival admission is an optional $3 donation. Funds raised will benefit the Fuego y Alma Visual & Performing Arts Latino Scholarship Fund and the Latino Visiting Scholars Fund.

Musical styles featured at the festival will include merengue, salsa, Latin jazz, tejana and Chicano rock. Performers will include Brave Combo, The Latin Express, Los Jazz Vatos, Bussola and Kinkajou.

International artists and artisans, reflecting a collection of Latino cultures, will bring their unique creations to the festival. A variety of children's activities also are scheduled.

For more festival information, visit www.fuegoyalma.org or call (940) 898-3673.

Festival sponsors include Texas Woman's University, the TWU Office of Intercultural Services, Telefutura, Univision, the Texas Commission on the Arts, the Denton Record-Chronicle, the city of Denton, the Denton Parks and Recreation Department and Mi Casita Mexican Food.

Fuego y Alma Inc. is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes to promote, preserve and enhance the quality of life through cultural and educational events and social and advocacy activities targeting Latino communities.

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For Further Information Contact:

Roy Kron
Director of News and Information
Tel: (940) 898-3456
e-mail: rkron@twu.edu