Whittier College News Release
Office of Public Relations
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Whittier, CA 90608-0634
Contact: Gabriela Baez or Caye Brundage Riley at (562) 907-4974
Reference: 03/04: 29
Date: Nov. 6, 2003
Folklorico Competition at Whittier College
WHAT: Fourth Annual Alianza de los Amigos’ Folklorico Competition
WHEN: 1-8:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8
WHERE: The Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts at Whittier College
13406 Philadelphia St., Whittier, Calif.
COST: $5 per session or $15 for the day
ADD: The competition is a fund raiser for Alianza de los Amigos, Whittier College’s Latino Alumni Association. It is a tournament-style event where contestants compete in three different sessions throughout the day. More than 125 performers in 10 different dance groups will participate.
Session times and contestants are 1-2:50 p.m., children ages 7 and under; 3:-5:30 p.m., children ages 7-12, and 5:45-8:30 p.m., ages 13-17. Proceeds from the event will go toward Alianza scholarships.
INFORMATION: Tickets are available by calling Cecilia Santiago, associate director of the cultural center and director of the Ortiz Programs, at (562) 907-4200, ext. 4962, or at the Shannon Center Box Office on the day of the event.
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