WHAT: Rio Hondo College will host musical and dance educational nonprofit Nuestras Raices in a celebration of Mexican music and dance featuring musical guests Hermanos Herrera with three vibrant musical traditions: Jarocho, Son Huasteco and Norteño.
WHEN: 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30
WHERE: Wray Theater, Rio Hondo College, 3600 Workman Mill Road, Whittier
DETAILS: Nuestras Raices is a nonprofit organization serving the Los Angles South Bay. The group provides accessible music classes, mentoring and other opportunities. It includes eight instructors and more than 250 dancers and musicians who perform at group events.
Performers will wear colorful costumes and use authentic instrumentation in this event hosted by the Rio Hondo College Division of Arts and Cultural Programs.
The event, which includes a lecture organized by Dr. Argelia Andrade, who founded the group in 1992 while she was in high school.