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An Evening with Mariachi Singer Veronica Robles

November 5, 2022
  • 307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664
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    Presented by the Cultural Center of Cape Cod on Saturday, November 5, at 7:30pm. Veronica Robles is a singer, musician, and founder of Boston’s first Female Mariachi Band. She has become a cultural icon for Latinos in Boston. Robles effectively utilizes the power of the arts and culture to bring communities together by raising awareness of the importance of diversity. She is the Co-founder and Director of the Veronica Robles Cultural Center which supports community action and economic growth in East Boston, offers Latin American arts and culture programming, and provides jobs for youth. In 2021 Robles was honored with the Changemaker Award presented by the Institute of Nonprofit Practices. In November 2019, she received the Ohtli Award, one of the highest and very limited distinctions given by the Government of Mexico. This acknowledgment honors people who have dedicated most of their lives and careers to “blazing a trail” abroad for younger generations of Mexicans and Mexican-Americans striving to achieve their dreams. Further, she has received countless awards and recognitions, including Person of the Year for Saugus by Essex Media, the Community Hero Award by ABCD, Extraordinary Woman In Cultural Enrichment by the Governor of Rhode Island, and 2016 East Boston Woman of The Year by East Boston Times. In 2005 the Mayor of Cambridge proclaimed September 17 as Veronica Robles Day. As a singer, Veronica has performed at venues such as The Memorial Hatch Shell and Fenway Park; The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum; Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York; Providence Performing Arts Center in Rhode Island; and The Dallas Convention Center. Recently she offered a concert with her nine members Female Mariachi Band at WBUR City Space in Boston and continues touring New England States delivering a message of peace, love, and unity in all her performances and public presentations. $25. Visit the Cultural Center’s website for more information on their COVID policy. Tickets at www.cultural-center.org or by calling 508-394-7100. Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St., South Yarmouth.

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    Cultural Center of Cape Cod, Inc.

    307 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA 02664