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Festival of Son

The FestiSON, organized by Cultura del Caribe of Raul (Bacho) Perez Pena, will take place from 14-17 December. The Latin music event that celebrates ?son? music opens on the 14th with a presentation at the corner of Pimentel and Baltazar de los Reyes, in Villa Consuelo, an uptown barrio of Santo Domingo. It then moves on to Casa de Teatro on Arzobispo Merino, with a presentation that same evening at 7 pm. It will also tour several of the nightspots where son music is danced. These are Sarten, Cubania, Etnia Musical, Campo Verde, El Monumento del Son, el Secreto Musical, el Club 60, la Bodeguita de la Habana Vieja, el Maunaloa and the Las Palmas piano bar of the Hotel Santo Domingo.