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April 30, 2014

ALBUQUERQUE, NM—The City of Albuquerque Department of Senior Affairs, BlueCross BlueShield of New Mexico, the National Hispanic Cultural Center, and the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce present Frances Lujan’s Tarde de Oro: Senior Show 2014.  This exciting show, highlighting music and dance, will transport you through the unique history of New Mexico.  The show features Antonio Reyna, Van Ann Moore, Los Bailadores de Oro, Ballet en Fuego, Shelley Morningside, and Fabian Fontanelle, and Trío Los Amigos.  This free show begins at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque Journal Theatre (1701 4th Street, SW  87102); the doors will open at 1:00 p.m.  The event will end at 3:00 p.m.

“I am pleased that the Department of Senior Affairs has been a part of this special production that will highlight the music and dance of our State,” said Mayor Richard J. Berry.  “I am especially proud that Albuquerque’s seniors will be a part of this performance.”

The City of Albuquerque’s Department of Senior Affairs partnered with Frances Lujan to offer dance classes to seniors at various senior/multigenerational centers.  Participants will have a chance to showcase what they learned to our community during the Tarde de Oro performance.  These classes have been beneficial to seniors in a variety of ways.  “Some seniors have been able to learn a new dance while others have enjoyed the music and dances they once enjoyed as children,” said Jorja Armijo-Brasher, the Director of the City of Albuquerque Department of Senior Affairs.  “The classes not only provided an excellent socialization opportunity for the seniors, it also provided them with a fitness opportunity.”

For more information about the services offered by the City of Albuquerque Department of Senior Affairs, call (505) 764-6400.

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