Gusto Latino returns to the UI April 29 for night of Latin music and dancing

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The UI’s annual Latin dance party Gusto Latino will be held Friday, April 29, 2011, from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Old Brick, 26 E. Market St., Iowa City. The event is open to the public and tickets are available at the door. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for children, and free for students with an ID.

This year’s activities include Latin dancing lessons, a dance contest, live musical performances by Salsa Vibe and the UI Latin and Jazz Ensemble, and a DJ mixing Latin beats with hip-hop and pop music from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Gusto Latino has been an annual event at the UI for over two decades. It brings together a wide range of students and community members of diverse backgrounds to interact through music, dance and conversation.

Support for this event comes from the International Crossroads Community, International Programs, Late Night at Iowa, a Coca-Cola grant, and the Hispanic Culture and Language living-learning community.

For more information, contact Kim Tranel at kimberly-tranel@uiowa.edu or 319-384-2247.

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