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MINT TO MOVE CULTURAL DANCE NIGHT

Mint Museum UPTOWN

Friday, Jun 13

8:00PM - 11:00PM

Admission: $5 members; $10 general admission; $16 couples; $8 community/collaborating partners

Celebrating Con A de Arte (A is for Art), Afro-Cuban Rhythms and Performing Artists, and Local African American and Latin American Visual Artists!

Special Tribute to: Cheo Feliciano, Afro-Cuban salsa and bolero legend

Live perforcemance: Cafe Amaretto (Ana Lucia Divins and Carlos Crepo)

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; sharing a passion for dance and self-expression; and Rumbao Latin Dance Company, explosive creative dance that energizes.

Enjoy this time of diversity, culture and art with people who want to move with DJ and live Afro-Cuban and Latin-influenced rhythms to salsa, Bachata, merengue, and cha cha, as well as view visual art by diverse local artists.  (Light snacks with cash bar.)

 

Featuring a special book signing by Poet Kurma Murrain, author of “In the Prism of Your Soul”.


 

Image credit: Stephen Graddick IV

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