Stories of Place
Free public workshop for over 12s
Saturday, December 8, 1-3pm
Everyone has stories to tell. Your stories and the stories of the people around you are unique, valuable treasures for your family and your community. Join historian Margo McBane andHistoric Villa, Montalvo Arts Center learn how you and your family members can preserve unwritten family history using oral history techniques. Likewise, discover and preserve unwritten history large and small in your community.
Grammy nominee John Santos and Carlos Santana’s Raul Rekow at Lee Mathson Middle School!
“Music tells the truth of who we are.” – John Santos, Master Afro-Latin/Latin Jazz Percussionist
Five-time Grammy-nominated percussionist and US Artists Fontanals Fellow, John Santos, and Raul Rekow master tumbadora player with Carlos Santana since 1976, offered a mesmerizing performance at neighborhood middle school, Lee Mathson on Tuesday. John and Raul connected students with the rich heritage and electrifying sound of the music of West Africa and El Caribe, and its impact on the development of music throughout the Americas, from US jazz to Mexican mariachi. This first-rate presentation was made possible by the generous support Latin Percussion, facilitated by Mr. Arturo Riera of LP and the School of Arts and Culture.