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Museum of Contemporary Art at North Miami


address  770 N.E. 125th St.
 North Miami, FL  33161
phone (305) 893-6211
hours Tue.-Fri. 11 am-5 pm; Sat. 1 pm-9 pm; Sun. 11 am-5 pm
parking Free
general adm $5; $3 students and seniors; free for children under 12, members, North Miami Residents and City Employees
www.mocanomi.org

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Jazz at MOCA featuring Leslie Cartaya

Jazz
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is thrilled to present
an expanded event as part of its Jazz at MOCA series on Friday, Sept. 27 including a performance by singer Leslie Cartaya, a panel discussion and O, Miami.
MOCA will present an electric performance by singer Leslie Cartaya who will be joined by lively salsa dancers as part of its monthly “Jazz at MOCA” series. Cartaya was born in Cuba and grew up enjoying of musical improvisation with her family. Traditional Cuban music runs in Cartaya’s veins, and jazz and American funk have shaped her artistic expression. Cartaya vocalizes Caribbean, Afro-American, Afro-Latin and Latin American musical rhythms to create a harmonious fusion. Singing is Cartaya’s therapy – at an early age, she learned to express her joys, passions, sadness and melancholic moments through her music.
The museum will also host “What it Means to be Hispanic in America Today,” a thought-provoking panel discussion. The conversation will be moderated by Antonio Martinez, former district director of Dade County Public Schools. Speakers will comprise of Hispanic artists of various mediums including writer N.J. Perez, the author of “Heart of a Cuban”, artist Edison Penafiel, who is an exhibiting artist of the South Florida Cultural Consortium Exhibition, and singer Leslie Cartaya.
Ages: All ages
Price: Free Admissions
Event Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jazzmoca-ft-leslie-cartaya-tickets-67232952571
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Schedule
 • Fri 9/27/19 at 5:30pm-10pm