Join Bembé in their third annual celebration of Nochebuena at the Café el Sol! Community parrandas/Christmas caroling will take place in the Walker's Square Park neighborhood from 6-7pm, complete with instruments and free hot chocolate. Meet in the UCC lobby, 1028 S. 9th St., by 6pm and join us as we travel through the neighborhood, singing Latin American parranda music and English Christmas carols with our intergenerational Plena band! Parrandas end at 7pm back at UCC.
Then, come in from the cold and join us for a special holiday drum & dance performance, featuring Bembé youth and professional artists, with special guests The Carlos Adames Group, in Café el Sol! Enjoy Puerto Rican, Cuban, Colombian, Dominican and US-Latino holiday song and dance! Family Friendly and Free! Café el Sol Fish Fry is $13.95
Bembé's Nochebuena is made possible by our generous partners: Milwaukee Public School's Partnership for the Arts & Humanities, United Community Center, Milwaukee Arts Board, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at UW-Milwaukee, and Wisconsin Humanities Council with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the State of Wisconsin.