• FREE EVENT - Celia Cruz Exhibition and Concert - Coming Soon

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    Name: FREE EVENT - Celia Cruz Exhibition and Concert - Coming Soon
    Date: September 27, 2018 - September 30, 2018
    Event Description:
    To commemorate the 15th anniversary of her passing, The Woodlawn Conservancy, in conjunction with the Celia Cruz Estate and Celia Cruz Legacy Project, will host the "Celia Cruz, the Queen of Salsa, Exhibit and Concert” featuring costumes, wigs, stage hats, shoes, personal photographs and a documentary video which tells the story of the “Queen of Salsa.” The exhibit will be the first of this magnitude to be hosted in the New York City area. The Celia Cruz & Pedro Knight mausoleum will be open for viewing on exhibit days and the Woodlawn Conservancy Trolley will escort passengers to and from the exhibit to the mausoleum. Exhibit Curator, Omer Pardillo Cid, President of the Celia Cruz Foundation, who was her longtime manager and estate trustee, will share his first-hand accounts of memories with Celia. On Sunday, September 30th a concert is planned at her mausoleum, featuring the music of Celia Cruz and other Latin American artists. The Woodlawn Cemetery is honored to have been selected as the final resting place for Celia Cruz and we are very excited to share this once-in-a-lifetime event with you! Space is limited, registration is required, visit www.WoodlawnEvents.org
    Woodlawn Cemetery – Jerome Avenue and Bainbridge Avenue Entrance
    Date/Time Information:
    September 27, 2018 – September 30, 2018, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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    Free Admission.
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