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Harpist Julio Montero in concert in San Juan Capistrano THIS FRiDAY – An internationally acclaimed harpist and composer will perform Friday evening in San Juan Capistrano as part of the Friends of the Library’s Multicultural Arts Series. Julio Montero will perform April 15 at THE Bookstore, 31495-A El Camino Real, with a reception at 6:30 p.m. and the concert at 7 p.m. Entry is $15, and attendees are asked to RSVP to (949) 493-2688 because of limited space. Julio began his career in Spain in the early 1990s, and he’s performed throughout Europe, Japan and the Americas. He has organized and taught workshops at international harp festivals, and he’s a four-year veteran of “Fiesta Argentina.” Montego also has performed at the Ford Amphitheater in Hollywood, has appeared on several television shows and composed with other musicians music for Smithsonian Folkway Recordings, the nonprofit record label of the National Museum of the United States. His performance is part of an ongoing effort by the Friends of the Library to celebrate cultures through music and art. The Multicultural Arts Series includes the Bears Exhibit: nine life-sized mosaic bears featured along the walkway to THE Bookstore at the San Juan Capistrano Library. Concert goers can enjoy the exhibit and a night of music, too. For more information or to RSVP, call THE Bookstore at 949-493-2688. Entry is $15.