Music of the Americas at Zoo Miami Through May 1, 2011

Music of the Americas
Through May 1, 2011, Various
Zoo Miami, 12400 SW 152 Street, Miami, FL 33177
12400 SW 152 Street
Miami, Fl 33177
www.zoomiami.org
www.fwtb.org

After enjoying a day strolling around Zoo Miami’s beautiful pathways, gazing at more than 2,000 amazing animals in their natural habitats, and enjoying the refreshing shade provided by our 1,200 trees and plants, there is no better way to relax than at our Amazon and Beyond’s Village Plaza, where you can sway to rhythmic samba, dance with exotic Brazilian dancers, or just sit and relax to the soothing sounds of South American flutes, woodwinds, and harp.

This outstanding series, “Music of the Americas,” is presented by the American Express Charitable Fund. “American Express is proud to partner with the Zoological Society of Florida to bring the South Florida community the Music of the Americas concert series at Zoo Miami,” said Doria M. Camaraza, Senior Vice President and General Manager, American Express. “At American Express, we believe that serving our communities is an integral part of our individual responsibilities as citizens of the world.”

Following are the talented artists who will be performing between noon and 2 pm as well as their performance schedule.

Jorge Alfano and Akoncagua
The music of South America and the rainforest comes alive with the mystical sounds of the quena flute and the rhythms of the charango in the hands of Jorge Alfano and AKONCAGUA. Experience the sounds of the Amazon at the Village Plaza.

Mariana and the Brazilian Express
The most exciting Brazilian singer in Miami, Mariana will be accompanied by the great South American group Brazilian Express, who will be playing an extensive repertoire of songs from the Brazilian Amazonas. Beautiful dancers from the Amazon will also be performing.

Roberto Perera and Jorge Alfano
World renowned harpist Roberto Perera joins multi-instrumentalist Jorge Alfano to perform and explore the beautiful sounds of the Paraguayan harp and woodwinds of down south.

Brazilian Dancers Interactive Troupe
Bring the entire family to dance to the exciting Brazilian samba and Carnaval rhythms with the most beautiful dancers in Miami. This will truly be an experience to remember.

December 2010
Sunday 26 – Jorge Alfano & Akoncagua
Monday 27 – Mariana & Brazilian Express
Tuesday 28 – Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano
Wednesday 29 – Brazilian Dancers Interactive Troupe
Thursday 30 – Jorge Alfano & Akoncagua
Friday 31 – Brazilian Dancers Interactive Troupe

January 2011
Saturday 1 – Mariana & Brazilian Express
Sunday 2 – Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano
Saturday 8 – Jorge Alfano & Akoncagua
Sunday 9 – Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano
Saturday 15 – Mariana & Brazilian Express
Sunday 16 – Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano
Monday 17 – Jorge Alfano & Akoncagua
Friday 21 – Brazilian Dancers Interactive Troupe
Saturday 22 – Mariana & Brazilian Express
Sunday 23 – Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano
Saturday 29 – Mariana & Brazilian Express
Sunday 30 – Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano

February 2011
Saturday 5 – Jorge Alfano & Akoncagua
Sunday 6 – Mariana & Brazilian Express
Saturday 12 – Brazilian Dancers Interactive Troupe
Sunday 13 – Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano
Friday 18 – Mariana & Brazilian Express
Saturday 19 – Jorge Alfano & Akoncagua
Sunday 20 – Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano
Monday 21 – Brazilian Dancers Interactive Troupe
Saturday 26 – Mariana & Brazilian Express
Sunday 27 – Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano

March 2011
Saturday 5 – Jorge Alfano & Akoncagua
Sunday 6 – Mariana & Brazilian Express
Saturday 12 – Jorge Alfano & Akoncagua
Sunday 13 – Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano
Monday 14 – Brazilian Dancers Interactive Troupe
Tuesday 15 – Mariana & Brazilian Express
Wednesday 16 – Jorge Alfano & Akoncagua
Thursday 17 – Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano
Friday 18 – Brazilian Dancers Interactive Troupe
Saturday 19 – Mariana & Brazilian Express
Sunday 20 – Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano
Saturday 26 – Jorge Alfano & Akoncagua
Sunday 27 – Brazilian Dancers Interactive Troupe

April 2011
Saturday 2 – Mariana & Brazilian Express
Sunday 3 – Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano
Monday 4 – Jorge Alfano & Akoncagua
Saturday 9 – Brazilian Dancers Interactive Troupe
Sunday 10 – Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano
Saturday 16 – Jorge Alfano & Akoncagua
Sunday 17 – Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano
Friday 22 – Brazilian Dancers Interactive Troupe
Saturday 23 – Mariana & Brazilian Express
Sunday 24 – Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano
Saturday 30 – Jorge Alfano & Akoncagua

May 2011
Sunday 1 – Roberto Perera & Jorge Alfano

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