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ArtPower concerts: Around the world in 20 days with Art-Powered music at UC San Diego in La Jolla

ArtPower concerts: Around the world in 20 days with Art-Powered music at UC San Diego in La Jolla

Starting April 20, UC San Diego's ArtPower will be closing out its 2017-18 season with four varied concerts by rising stars from around the world. There will be jazz, global trance music, American Roots, and acoustic/electronica from Cuba, Iran, South Carolina and the north of England, and you're likely to hear some sounds you've never heard before.

First up, on April 20, is Daymé Arocena, who has been called "Cuba's finest young female singer" and compared to Aretha Franklin, Nina Simone and Celia Cruz. Born and raised in Havana, she puts her heart and soul into her performances, mixing high-energy jazz with Afro-Cuban chants and the...

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