Gala Latina Events
The 5th annual Gala Latina will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m, Saturday, Oct. 3, in the Memorial Union Ballroom.
This event features a live 15-member latin band. Sergio Puventud and his Orquestra, "Veneno" from Milwaukee, Wis., will perform music ranging from salsa and merengue to bolero and cumbia.
There will be singing and dancing contests and prizes for the winners.
Tickets are $5 for students, $8 for general public. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
Sergio Poventud and five of his musicians will perform a free preview of the music to be played at Gala Latina from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 2, in the Memorial Union Commons. The group also will put on a music workshop as part of an elementary school outreach program at 9 a.m., Friday, Oct. 2, at Calumet Elementary School.
For more information on the band, visit http://www.orquestaveneno.com .
For more information on Gala Latina call Madeline Mercado Voelker at 487-2920.
Gala Latina is presented by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) and cosponsored by Multicultural Affairs.