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Quad Cities Ballet Folklorico to perform at UI Sept. 27

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The Quad Cities Ballet Folklorico will perform at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27, in the Iowa Memorial Union Ballroom in conjunction with the University of Iowa's celebration of Latino Heritage Month.

The Quad Cities Ballet Folklorico is composed of performers between the ages of 6-22 who present beautiful dances from different states and regions of Mexico using traditional music and authentic costumes.

Admission is free for a donation of any nonperishable food or hygienic product given to the Iowa City Crisis Center. The performance is sponsored by the following groups: Opportunity at Iowa, Council on the Status of Latinos, Latino Native American Cultural Center, Office of Campus Programs and Student Activities, Latino Student Union, Sigma Lambda Beta, Sigma Lambda Gamma, Los Curanderos and Chicano Hispanic Association for Legal Education.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa- sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Opportunity at Iowa at 319-335-3555.

9/23/97