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University of Dubuque to host African-Caribbean-Latino Festival

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The University of Dubuque will present the African-Caribbean-Latino Festival on Saturday, September 13, from 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

The festival will highlight the culture of peoples of the African diaspora, as well as Latin American and Mexico, according to the press release. The event will take place on the University Quadrangle.

Festival Schedule

2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Carnival parade procession ~ from Heritage Center to the Quad

3:00 - 3:15 p.m. Performance Stage: Praise Dance

3:15 - 3:45 p.m. Conversation Session #1: What does hospitality look like in Dubuque? (Jessica Rose) ~ Blades Chapel

3:15 - 3:40 p.m. Performance Stage: DJ Sizzle Nation (Afro Beats)

3:45 - 4:15 p.m. Performance Stage: African Dance

4:15 - 5:00 p.m. Performance Stage: DJ (Latino Sounds)

4:30 - 5:00 p.m. Performance Stage: Salsa Lesson

5:00 - 5:15 p.m. Performance Stage: Capoeira Dance

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Performance Stage featured performance #1: Chicago Samba

6:35 - 7:05 p.m. Conversation Session #2: In the wake of Trayvon Martin, Mike Brown, and others; what next? ~ Blades Chapel

6:35 - 7:05 p.m. Performance Stage Performance: DJ Malicious (Sounds of the Caribbean)

7:05 - 7:45 p.m. Performance Stage featured performance #2: Reggae Band

7:50 - 9:00 p.m. Performance Stage: DJ (Hip-Hop/R&B)

8:30 - 9:00 p.m. Performance Stage: African American Line-Dance Lesson

9:00 - 10:00 p.m. Performance Stage: Hip Hop Performer Matti Baybee

Supporters and sponsors of this event include Alliant Energy, Faces & Voices, UD Trio Program, UD Black Student Union, Lettman Chiropractic, the Multicultural Family Center, and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity

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