Community Talent Showcase aims to Break Social Barriers

Live music, spoken word poetry, and dancing filled the stage of the Reading Senior High School Friday night for a unique community talent showcase featuring local artists. Partnering with Penn State Berks, Breaking Barriers – Building Bridges focuses on bringing the community together by highlighting local artists.

The night began at 5:30pm with a children’s pop-up art studio in the lobby. Soon after, stage performances began with live music by Los Monstros, a regional Latin Band. The night also featured dance performances by community groups: W.H. Dance Academy, Rize, Barrio Alegria, hip-hop artist Jamsniera, Penn State Berks Hip Hop Club, and Penn State Berks Step Club.

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In addition, the night featured spoken word performances by Poet Noah Ayala, Lisa De La Cruz of The Wonder of Ivy Podcast, Poet Jayne Brown, local author David Nazario, writer Anthony Orozco, Penn State Berks student Genesis Del Pilar Munoz Arias.

The event was produced by Jobany Bedoya Red of Tie Affairs and featured DJ Jimmy Jam.

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