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IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE: Fiesta Latina

The concert finale at the White House of the October 13, 2009 taping. Shown (l-r): Eva Longoria Parker, George Lopez, Tito "El Bambino," Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez, Gloria Estefan, Emilio Estefan, José Feliciano, Thalía and Aventura member Anthony "Romeo" Santo.
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The concert finale at the White House of the October 13, 2009 taping. Shown (l-r): Eva Longoria Parker, George Lopez, Tito "El Bambino," Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez, Gloria Estefan, Emilio Estefan, José Feliciano, Thalía and Aventura member Anthony "Romeo" Santo.

Airs Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 2 p.m. on KPBS TV

Pete Escovedo plays for the audience at the White House for the October 13, 2009 taping.
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Pete Escovedo plays for the audience at the White House for the October 13, 2009 taping.
Los Lobos plays for the audience at the White House at the October 13, 2009 taping.
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Los Lobos plays for the audience at the White House at the October 13, 2009 taping.

IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE: “Fiesta Latina” is a concert hosted by the President and Mrs. Obama on the South Lawn of the White House.

The sixty-minute program, taped live by WETA Washington, D.C., on October 13, 2009 celebrates Hispanic musical heritage.

Part of the WETA IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE series, the special will include Marc Anthony, Eva Longoria, Jimmy Smits, Pete Escovedo, Gloria Estefan, José Feliciano, George Lopez, Thalía, Tito "El Bambino", the Bachata music group Aventura, and the Chicano rock band Los Lobos, with Sheila E. leading the house band.

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Fiesta Latina

"The program celebrates Hispanic musical heritage and includes performances by Marc Anthony