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Community Service Here's an invitation from Hostos. School groups, community-based organizations, clubs, cultural organizations, senior citizens centers You are cordially invited to attend BomPlenazo 2008 in the Bronx The Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture's Biennial celebration of Afro-Puerto Rican Culture October 7-12 Bring your class, group, club or cultural organization to any one of the festival events and we will assign a special CULTURAL GUIDE to greet, brief and accompany you to the event. The guide will give you background information on the artists, the music and dance programs they perform and the social and cultural contexts from which the traditions have come. The guides are Hostos students who did course work with many of the festival performers and artisans in Loiza during the summer of 2008. They will be on hand to prepare audiences for performances, answer questions and interpret presentations. This program will provide educators with a tool