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Rita Moreno

Photo: Superstar Rita Moreno! | Join Barb at The Movies! First night back, let’s all meet at the Esquire Theater at 6th Avenue and Downing Street in Denver on Saturday, July 10th at 6:30 p.m. to catch EGOT’s “Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It”.

A look at the life and 70+ year career of Rita Moreno from her humble beginnings in Puerto Rico to her success on Broadway and in Hollywood where she broke down barriers, fought for representation and forged a path for new generations of artists.

Catch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t84GEdvTLVQ

Again, ALL ages and open to the public. Dutch treat!

Let Barb know if you can meet her so she’ll know who’s coming! President@coloradomusic.org

From IMDB: Rita Moreno is one of the very few performers to win an Oscar, an Emmy, a Tony and a Grammy, thus becoming an EGOT. She was born Rosita Dolores Alverío in the hospital in Humacao, Puerto Rico on December 11, 1931 (but raised in nearby, smaller Juncos, which had no hospital), to seamstress Rosa María (Marcano) and farmer Francisco José “Paco” Alverío. Her mother moved to New York City in 1937, taking Rita with her while leaving her reportedly unfaithful husband and Rita’s younger brother behind. Rita’s professional career began before she reached adolescence.

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Join us on Monday, July 26th at 6:00 p.m. at Illegal Pete’s on the NW corner of Colfax and Race in Denver for a casual social get-together. Come meet the board members and enjoy an awesome meal of a giant burrito – or maybe a burrito bowl – or more – from Illegal Pete’s varied menu. Dutch treat! But let’s meet and get to know each other and maybe discuss ideas for programs and speakers.

COMBO Meetings are FREE and open to the public. All ages welcome.

 

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