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Festival Del Sol celebrated at UI this week

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Several events have been scheduled through Friday, May 2 by the University of Iowa Latino Student Union to celebrate Festival Del Sol (Sun Festival).

Monday (Dia de Musica) - Listen to a Mariachi Trio play old favorites from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Wheelroom of the Iowa Memorial Union. Admission is free.

Tuesday (Dia de Arte) - Student art display from noon to 5 p.m. in the North Room of the IMU. A guest speaker will be featured at 7 p.m. in the Miller Room 259, IMU. Admission is free.

Wednesday (Dia de Cine) - Latino Film Festival from 6 to 10 p.m. in Shambaugh Auditorium of the Main Library. Titles will be announced later. Admission is free. Contact Gabe Lohf for more information at 353-3062.

Thursday (Dia de Comida) - Try Latin American foods and get recipes from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Afro-House, 306 Melrose Ave. Admission is free.

Friday (Dia de Baile) - Latino Dance Party featuring House, Salsa, Merengue and Cumbias traditional dances, with performance by the Latin American Dance Club from 10 p.m. until 1:30 a.m., 120 N. Dubuque. Admission is $5 per person.

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