Storytelling Through Song

Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 10am – 7pm
Sorenson Unity Center 1383 S 900 W, SLC

Visiting bomba educator and historian Marcos Peñaloza Pica

Bomba Marilé invites you to join us in honoring how our stories are told through song and oral tradition at this event entitled “Storytelling Through Song”.

Thanks to the WESTAF, Walmart, and to the Sorenson Unity Center, we are able to bring you a full day of workshops, discussions, and live music free all day long and open to all in the community.

Join us on Saturday April 27th from 10am-7pm at the Sorenson Unity Center on 1383 S 900 W in SLC. We will be highlighting bomba from Loiza. We are honored to have visiting bomba educator and historian Marcos Peñaloza Pica all the way from Loiza Puerto Rico. 

10-11:30am Percussion workshop of bomba rhythms from Loiza
12-1:30 pm Workshop on Bomba Songs from Loiza
3pm-5pm Panel discussion on Storytelling Through Song
5:30- 7pm Live Bomba Music and Dance

Panelists include:
Marcos Peñaloza Pica (Puerto Rico)
Leah Gishie (Diné)
Carl Moore (Hopi)
Chitra Kaayva (India) 
Moderator Noemi Hernandez (Mexico)