odara dance ensemble


V.21 No.7 | 2/16/2012
Pilar Leto and Naomi Montoya
Richard Malcom

Music

Carnaval Time

Ash Wednesday is fastly approaching—only a few more days are left to get out your pre-Lenten ya yas. The Carnaval festivities happening tonight and tomorrow at the National Hispanic Cultural Center are a multi-sensory way to celebrate Brazilian, Caribbean and Lousianan cultures. Mel Minter details the party here.

Pilar Leto and Naomi Montoya
Richard Malcom

Jazzed

Life Is a Carnaval

Frank and Pilar Leto host a music and dance spectacular

This weekend, Frank and Pilar Leto’s Carnaval extravaganza—including costumes, music, dance, stilt walkers and more—moves into the National Hispanic Cultural Center to celebrate Caribbean, Brazilian and Louisianan traditions of the festival.