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SOUTH FLORIDA : Northwood Mango and Music Fest to mix cultures in West Palm Beach

The Thai dish sticky mango will be available June 26-27 at the Northwood Mango and Music Fest in West Palm Beach. (Northwood Mango and Music Fest/Courtesy)






By Briana Erickson, Sun Sentinel







Mango culture of West Palm Beach will be celebrated this weekend in Northwood Village.
Hollywood band Mixed Culture to play Northwood Mango and Music Fest in West Palm Beach.



When Francisco Sanchez began playing reggae songs nearly 10 years ago with some co-workers from the Hard Rock Café in Hollywood, the mellow vibe put him in mind of his life back in Peru. 



Sanchez says the jam sessions were nothing serious.


"Until it became serious," says Sanchez, the 33-year-old lead singer of the roots-reggae band Mixed Culture.






Mixed Culture will perform Friday, June 26, at the Northwood Mango and Music Fest in West Palm Beach. (Mixed Culture/Courtesy)








The eight-piece group's lineup has changed much over the years, but today it includes members from Colombia, Haiti, South Africa and Peru. The name Mixed…