Puerto Rican Bomba Dance Workshop in Los Angeles
Oct
3
8:30 PM20:30

Puerto Rican Bomba Dance Workshop in Los Angeles

Hailing from Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, artist Lio Villahermosa shares his craft as a tool for personal & collective transformation in healing & resistance of the island. Join us for a night of Afroboricua dance, expression, & solidarity!


The following events are part of ongoing effort to bridge the work of people of color in their homelands and diasporas as we are reminded that the survival of our communities is fully dependent on our ability to heal, create, and organize together.   


I. Puerto Rican Bomba Dance Workshop in Los Angeles: $20

WHEN: Wednesday, October 3rd, 8:30PM

WHERE: Live Arts LA, 4210 Panamint St. Los Angeles


II. First Friday Open Mic: Queer Bomba w/ Lio Villahermosa in Santa Barbara: FREE

WHEN: Friday, October 5th, 7PM-10PM

WHERE: El Centro, Santa Barbara


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Bombazo Concert
Sep
25
7:00 PM19:00

Bombazo Concert

  • Pomona College Edmunds Ballroom, Smith Campus Center 170 E. Sixth Street (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join us for a free concert by Redobles de Cultura!

The New York City Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba ensemble is coming to Pomona College as part of its first West Coast tour. 

Redobles de Cultura will offer free Bomba dancing lessons! Bomba is a traditional music style from Puerto Rico, played with two or more drums. It exemplifies the mixture of African, Spanish and Taino cultures in the island.

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Pomona College: Redobles de Cultura Free Bomba Dance Lessons
Sep
24
2:00 PM14:00

Pomona College: Redobles de Cultura Free Bomba Dance Lessons

Join us for a FREE concert by Redobles de Cultura!  Enjoy the Afro-Puerto Rican rhythms of Redobles de Cultura (direct from NYC) & guests. 

Come and dance with us!!  Free bomba dancing lessons!

Tuesday September 25th, @ 7-9 pm in the Smith Campus Ballroom, Pomona College

Questions?  Contact Grace Davila Lopez:  GYDL4747@pomona.edu

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Oakland: Grito de Lares + 1 Year After Hurricane Maria
Sep
22
7:00 PM19:00

Oakland: Grito de Lares + 1 Year After Hurricane Maria

Music by: Taller Bombalele, Madelina y Los Carpinteros w/ Pedro Pastrana and Judy Graboyes, Art3mis Prime & Quenepas

Poetry by : Aya de León, Raina León, Susana Praver-Pérez, Rico Pabón & Aurora Levin Morales (read by Frankie Ramos)

Keynote Speaker: ZULMA OLIVERAS VEGA (direct from Puerto Rico) representing Coordinadora de La Paz para La Mujer, Inc.

Video by: Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi & more

A Community-Wide Event Sponsored by:

Bay Area Boricuas, La Tertulia Boricua, Bay Area Boricuas for a Sustainable Puerto Rico (BAASPR) and the International Committee for Peace and Justice www.lapena.org / www.facebook.com/Bay-Area-Boricuas-101819761949 / www.pazparalamujer.org

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