Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

Calypso Music Event at Loyola

April 14th, 2010
7:30 PM

Location
Nunemaker Hall
Loyola University

Loyola University New Orleans Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Inaugural Cultural Event

“Everybody runnin’ to the Carnaval”: Calypso Music, the Caribbean and its New Orleans connection

A lecture and concert by Manuel Monestel

This event is free and open to the public.

Renowned Costa Rican Calypso musician and ethnographer Manuel Monestel will lecture on Calypso Music, its West Africa roots, and its connection to New Orleans’ culture. Loyola students from the Jazz Program will join Monestel and his band in a performance of traditional and contemporary Calypso songs.

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