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Arte Por La Vida 2: A Benefit for Victims of Torture and Imprisonment

Oct 21, 2012, 4pm-8pm

On Sunday, Oct. 21, el Grupo Ibiray is hosting an artistic event in which María Figueredo, a professor in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies Spanish Program, will be performing Latin American songs along with York University alumni, Mery Pérez (voice and percussion) and Leslie Usín-Rojas (with original poetry), and current York University student Amaury Rodríguez (percussion).

Performances from community members also include theatre, dance and music. For more information, contact 647-291-4863. Students: Entre Voczes Spanish and Portuguese Studies club and literary magazine members are organizing a group to attend; if you'd like to go with them, you can contact: entrevoces@gmail.com. By way of background, Grupo Solidario Ibiray - Toronto ("Ibiray - Toronto") is the Toronto branch of Grupo Solidario Ibiray ("Ibiray"). Ibiray is a non-profit organization established under the laws of Uruguay with the mission of assisting victims who suffered torture and imprisonment during the dictatorship regime in Uruguay in the 1970s. Ibiray operates a facility in Montevideo for the care and support of its clients. There are several branches of Ibiray in different countries, including Ibiray - Toronto. The activities if Ibiray - Toronto usually involve engagement with the arts.


Location:Palmerston Library, 560 Palmerston Ave.Toronto.
Sponsor:Consulate General of Uruguay; Mano con Mano; and Consejo Consultivo, Toronto.
Posted by: Dr. Maria Figueredo
Web Sitehttp://www.yorku.ca/laps/dlll/
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