Kombilesa Mi: Baila Como en Palenque

Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center 4046 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL

Dance Styles of Palenque Traditional Dance Dance in San Basilio de Palenque is an artistic and cultural activity where the people of Palenque express feelings emotions and basic sentiments of everyday life. Themes and styles covered: A brief explanation of the traditional dance Styles of dance: El Mapale Cumbia Culebra Catalina El pavo The traditional […]

$10

Tinta Jazz

Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center 4046 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL

Reading of poems by Afro-Puerto Rican writer Mayra Santos-Febres in dialogue with the Alejandro Salazar Quartet. This multimedia event will feature video projections by Jose Arturo Ballester Panelli. The Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center invites you to share with our resident artists and learn about the work of one of the most critically-acclaimed and influential […]

FREE

Isla que Vuela

Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center 4046 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL

" Isla que vuela" es una instalación fotográfica de José Arturo Ballester Panelli. Trabaja la geometría sagrada , escogiendo el hexágono, símbolo que representa el perpetuo movimiento de la creación y el camino que siguen los procesos de transformación a través de la renovación y el cambio. Ballesta Nueve escoge las chiringas, papelotes o cometas, […]

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Dance Workshop and Bombazo with Tata Cepeda

Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center 4046 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL

Learn from the legendary bomba dancer and folklorist Margarita "Tata" Cepeda. This event will include a 30-minute introduction to Bomba Dance and Open Batey / Bombazo with Tata Cepeda's 6-piece ensemble coming directly from Escuela de Bomba y Plena Doña Caridad Brenes de Cepeda, Puerto Rico.

$10

Bomba in the Parks with Tata Cepeda

Addams/Medill Park 1301 W 14th St, Chicago, IL

Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba performance featuring legendary dancer and folklorist Tata Cepeda. Opening acts by SRBCC Youth Programs and guest artists