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Peru Negro To Dance At Brevard College


On Friday, Feb. 15, at 7:30 p.m. Perú Negro will perform at The Paul Porter Center for the Performing Arts.

Perú Negro was formed more than 35 years ago to preserve Peru's African heritage and became the national stan-dard emulated by other bands. This group of 22 singers, dancers, and musicians performs all over the world and were appointed as "Cultural Ambassadors of Black Peru" by the Peruvian government.

Through their work, the members of this Afro-Peruvian music and dance company recreate the folkloric history of their ancestors, the people stolen from Africa and forced into slaver...

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