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  • Hispanic Heritage Month at IPFW to Conclude with Music and Election Events
For Immediate Release
September 26, 2012

Hispanic Heritage Month at IPFW to Conclude with Music and Election Events

Key Info

  • Hispanic Heritage Month events
  • “A Latino Performing Arts Expo,” Sunday, September 30, Walb Student Union Ballroom, 5–7 p.m.
  • “Election 2012: A Candidate Forum,” Monday, October 15, Walb Student Union Ballroom, 6–8 p.m.
  • Free and open to the public
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FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) and the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs are pleased to present or cosponsor events taking place in September to honor Hispanic Heritage Month. The final two events to be held on the IPFW campus will showcase Latino performing arts and the 2012 elections.

Sunday, September 30, from 5 to 7 p.m., the Walb Student Union Ballroom will be the site of “A Latino Performing Arts Expo.” Local dance troupe Amanaceres de Mexico and acoustic guitarist and vocalist Fernando Tarango will be the opening acts for the headliners, “Son del Viento.”

According to information supplied by the group, Son del Viento “…is a group dedicated to the jarocho music tradition, giving expression to this centuries-old fusion of Indigenous, Spanish, and African culture from the south of Veracruz, Mexico.”

Monday, October 15, from 6 to 8 p.m., “Election 2012: A Candidate Forum,” will be presented in the Walb Student Union Ballroom. Candidates for local, state, and federal offices have been invited to attend.

Both events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Christopher Riley at 260-481-6847 or rileyc@ipfw.edu, or go the ODMA website.

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