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Explore Latin American Culture with 123 Andres at Flushing Town Hall

Explore Latin American Culture with 123 Andres at Flushing Town HallOn Sunday, October 15, join Latin Grammy-winning artist 123 Andrés on an exciting cultural journey at Flushing Town Hall. With his family workshop and performance, Andrés creates a space to experience songs, movement, and play that supports early learning.

With 123 Andrés, families will sing and dance to rhythms while gaining knowledge of vocabulary in English and Spanish. Children will be encouraged to use their imaginations to ride an airplane and join in singing songs that will lead to dancing while practicing new vocabulary.

A native of Bogotá, Colombia, Andrés brings audiences joyful sounds, a passion for bilingualism and a high-energy love of music that gets kids on their feet and excited to learn. His album Arriba Abajo won the Latin Grammy for Best Children's Music Album in 2016, and he is currently working on two new albums. The concert and workshop are the culmination of Flushing Town Hall's Hispanic Heritage Month series, and is not to be missed!

Andrés says playing at Flushing Town Hall means "coming to one of the most diverse places in the world, where hearing multiple languages is a part of daily life. I come here with an open heart not only to share my music but to learn from this vibrant community."

The interactive arts workshop starts at 1 PM and the family performance starts at 2:15 PM. Tickets to the workshop are $7/$4 Children and FREE for members with tickets to 2:15 PM show. Call to reserve your free workshop ticket. Tickets to the concert are $13/$10 Members/$8 Children/$6 Member Children. To purchase tickets, visit www.flushingtownhall.org.

Flushing Town Hall is accessible by car, bus, train and foot - located a short distance from the 7 train - at 137-35 Northern Blvd., in Flushing, Queens.

This season, Flushing Town Hall is opening its doors to teenagers - for FREE. Under the "Teen Access Program", all 13- to 19-year- old boys and girls (whether a member or not) will be welcomed to attend any performance for free with their student I.D. The program is designed to appeal to students and help foster a greater love in the arts and culture.

Flushing Town Hall (FTH) presents multi-disciplinary global arts that engage and educate the global communities of Queens and New York City, in order to foster mutual appreciation. As advocates of arts equity since 1979, we support local, immigrant, national, and International Artists, developing partnerships and collaborations that enhance our efforts. As a member of New York City's Cultural Institutions Group (CIG), we serve to restore, manage and program the historic 1862 landmark on behalf of the City of New York. FTH celebrates the history of Queens as the home of Jazz, by presenting the finest in Jazz performance. We are committed to arts education and hands-on learning, for the arts-curious, arts enthusiasts, and professional artists. We serve one of the most diverse communities in the world, and strive to uphold the legacy of inclusiveness that has defined our community since the Flushing Remonstrance of 1657.



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