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Creole Choir of Cuba to give free concert in Ruskin

RUSKIN

The Creole Choir of Cuba will perform at the Firehouse Cultural Center, 101 First Ave. NE, Ruskin, from 3 to 4 p.m. March 4, after performing at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts on March 3 as part of its American tour.

The 10-member choir will perform songs and then answer questions from the audience about music, history, art and culture in Cuba and Haiti. The singers hail from Camaguey, Cuba's third largest city. Their music celebrates the history of their Haitian ancestors.

Tickets to see the choir are free, compliments of the Firehouse Cultural Center and the Patel Conservatory at the Straz Center.

Seating is limited. To make a reservation, contact the cultural center at [email protected] or (813) 645-7651. Tickets may also be purchased at the cultural center from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday.

Keeley Sheehan, Times staff writer

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