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Latin Flare on the Square

The beautiful, historic Ord downtown square will be radiating with delicious food, fabulous music and craft beer specials on Saturday, November 17th during the Latin Flare on the Square event.

The event will kick off with a delicious Latin inspired dinner and cocktails at Jubilee Events & Catering. Doors open at 5:00 pm for social time and the meal will be served at 5:30 pm. Dinner will be followed by a Latin music concert featuring Daniel Martinez- flamenco guitar stylist and the Jarana Band at the Golden Husk Theatre at 7:00 pm. After the performance, all concert patrons can enjoy $3.00 beer specials at Scratchtown Brewing Company by presenting the concert program.

Watch for more exciting details on all features of the evening on The Golden Husk Facebook page! Tickets are available at the Golden Husk Theatre (308)730-8133; Ord Area Chamber Office (308) 728-7875 and ShopOrd.com. Tickets for the dinner and concert package are limited to 50 people so buy early! Additional concert-only tickets are also available with a special student price.

The Golden Husk Theatre is also hosting a Music Around the World free educational workshop by Daniel Martinez and the Jarana Band on Friday, November 16th at 2:00 pm. Students and educators from the Loup Valley area schools and home-school families are welcome to attend the engaging workshop. The free student performance/educational workshop will feature cultural music around the world using authentic instruments and traditional Latin beats and dances in an interactive format. Youth and educators will have the opportunity to experiment with diverse instruments and learn about Latin culture and the history of music.

Band members are natives of Peru, Mexico and the US and conversant in the folk traditions of their homelands. Jarana Band members inspire a greater understanding of cultures across the world for students and patrons by sharing seasonal customs, native traditions and world view during workshops and performances. Two of the band members are college instructors, including Daniel Martinez who is a guitar professor at Union College, Jeffrey Utter who is an acoustic bass instructor at UNL. Students and educators can learn more about the band and Daniel Martinez’s music at www.danielmartinezmusic.com and www.facebook.com/JaranBand.

Educators who are interested in attending the free educational workshop should RSVP by November 9th to Dahn at the Golden Husk Theatre with the number of students and educators planning to attend the workshop on Friday, November 16th at 2 pm. This workshop will be an exceptional educational and musical experience for youth. Contact the Golden Husk Theatre at 308.730.8133, goldenhuskarts@gmail.com and www.goldenhuskarts.org. The educational workshop and the performance are made possible with support from the Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.

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