Hispanic Heritage month http://ripr.org en Artscape: Bringing Traditional Puerto Rican Music to Rhode Island http://ripr.org/post/artscape-bringing-traditional-puerto-rican-music-rhode-island <p>In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month, Rhode Island Public Radio&rsquo;s John Bender profiled Warwick musician Lydia Perez.&nbsp;</p><p>Originally from Puerto Rico, Perez has been performing throughout Rhode Island since the mid-nineties.</p><p>With her group, Yoruba 2 she has toured throughout the region, teaching and performing the traditional music and dance of Puerto Rico.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>&ldquo;Well my name is Lydia Perez, I&rsquo;m a traditional artist in the state of Rhode Island.&rdquo;</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 12:59:46 +0000 John Bender 22271 at http://ripr.org Artscape: Bringing Traditional Puerto Rican Music to Rhode Island