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Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance
Sembrando Herencia 2004

Journey Theatre
Performing Arts Center at Akins High
December 12, 2004, 3pm

PUERTO RICAN FOLKORIC DANCE brings the rich heritage of Puerto Rico to Austin, Texas with a unique performance entitled Sembrando Herencia 2004 - "Puerto Rico Ever After."

Join our company of dancers and musicians for this lively performance of traditional dance, music and song, as we debut our newest mini-musical "Puerto Rico Ever After," the fun adventures of a Prince from a far-off land who falls in love with our beautiful island. Our joyful tale of happily-ever-after features special guest, writer and bilingual storyteller Elida Guardia Bonet. Sports-lovers will roar with excitement when we perform our high-energy estampa "Plena Baseball" !!!

Our full-length performance will pass on a heritage to a new generation as we showcase more than 50 of our own dancers, musicians, and performing arts students. This lively celebration of Spanish, Taino and West African roots will take place Sunday, December 12, 3:00pm at Journey Theatre, in the Fine Arts Center at W. Charles Akins High School, 10701 South First Street, south of Slaughter Lane, in Austin, Texas. [**EASY DIRECTIONS**: Take IH35, exit at Slaughter Lane. Turn WEST onto Slaughter. Turn Left at 2nd Light onto South 1st St. School 1-1/2 miles on the right hand side.]

Admission general seating - $10 adults, $5 for children 12 and under, lap children free (2 & under). Advance Tickets can be purchased on Saturdays, 10am-Noon, at the Cultural Center (cash only) through December 4th. For MORE convenience advance tickets can also be purchased by phone (for a small service fee) from AusTix at 512-474-TIXS (8497).

Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance's season of performances is annually funded in part by the City of Austin under the Auspices of the Austin Arts Commission, the Texas Commission on the Arts, the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture, the Puerto Rican Federal Affairs Administration, IBM, Garcia Communications, and others. For more information call 512-251-8122, or visit our website, www.prfdance.org.

For more information:
Dr. Ana Maria Maynard, Director
Puerto Rican Folkloric Dance & Cultural Center

Mail To: 15228 Quiet Pond Court, Austin TX 78728
Center Location: 507B Pressler Street, Austin TX 78703
Phone: 512-251-8122
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