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Mint to Move: Cultural Dance Night

Mint to Move: Cultural Dance Night

Mint Museum UPTOWN

Friday, Feb 21

8:00PM - 11:00PM

Admission: $10 General admission; $15 Couples; Free for members

($2 off for collaborating community partners, IDs please)

Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night

Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, and MORE! with D.J. Pepito featuring live musical performances---horns, percussions, and bongos.  Salsa lessons by Rumbao Latin Dance Company. 

Celebrating Black History Month, Afro-Cuban Rhythms and Performing Artists,   and Local African American and Latin American Visual and Performing Artists!

Special Tributes to:  Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin and Celia Cruz

Dance lesson at 8:30 pm

Salsa: a Latin dance form with origins from Cuban Son (sound) and Afro-Cuban dance (specifically Afro-Cuban rumba)

Bachata and Merengue:  genres of music that originated in the Dominican Republic and spread to other parts of Latin America, Europe, and the Caribbean.

Music and Dance: a great way to bring together various cultures from North and South Carolina who love to dance, including ballroom and dance schools, clubs, and fitness programs!!

Celebrate: our global community and the art of movement

D.J. Pepito is one of the hottest DJs in Charlotte of salsa, mambo, cha-cha, merengue, and bachata:  https://www.facebook.com/djpepitolive

*This is a collaboration with ArtSí Charlotte, a community initiative supporting Latino Arts; Charlotte Latin Dance, sharing a passion for dance and self-expression; Rumbao Latin Dance Company; and the Romare Bearden Society.

 

Mint to Move is a Let’s Move Museums and Gardens event.

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