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FIRSTWORKS FRONTIER SERIES PRESENTS BETSAYDA – THE VOICE OF VENEZUELA

A spirit-shaking percussion and voice fiesta, said to make dancers float!
Venezuelan singer Betsayda Machado and her multigenerational band of musicians and dancers, La Parranda El Clavo, hail from the tiny Venezuelan village El Clavo—where their music has been igniting parties in the town square for over 30 years. These masterful performers have called new attention to the Venezuelan Afro-Soul beats known as tambor. Appearing at FirstWorks following their triumphant presentation at the WOMEX showcase in Poland, Betsayda and Parranda El Clavo are “the kind of group that world music fans have always been thrilled to discover: Vital, accomplished, local, unplugged, deeply rooted.” (The New York Times)

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PMB Weekly Event RoundUp {Oct 22- Oct 29}

  The days are shorter, the air is crisp, and Amazon delivered our Halloween costumes yesterday (and just in time, since the Halloween party is today!)! Moment of truth- do you have your kids costumes yet? Halloween festivities abound this week- don’t miss Spooky Zoo on Saturday or Sunday (kids under 12 in costumes get […]

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PMB’s Weekly Events Roundup {October 2 – 8}

It finally feels like fall in the air! While there are many continued activities from past weeks, like the Hope Street Farmers Market and story time at Books on the Square, there are two tell-tale signs of fall: the return of Roger William Park Zoo’s Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, which begins on Thursday and the Scituate Art […]

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