The Music Center Brings The Rhythm of Cuba to Angelenos with Free Events in Grand Park

The Music Center Brings The Rhythm of Cuba to Angelenos with Free Events in Grand Park

by BWW News Desk Dec. 2, 2017

Grand Park will host Afro-Cuban dance and percussion workshops and a Rumba Dance Party + Jam Session, where a collective of Cuban and Cuban-American musicians and dancers including Pancho Amat, Yissy Garcia, Made In Cuba, Telmary Diaz, and more will present the ancient traditions of Rumba. Part of The Music Center’s Cuba: Antes, Ahora / Then, Now, a multifaceted celebration of traditional and contemporary Cuban art, both events are open to all levels.

As one of only three performing arts organizations selected to take part in the Getty-led Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, The Music Center will present more than 48 world-class Cuban and Cuban-American musicians, dancers and visual artists at The Music Center and Grand Park in Los Angeles. The Music Center’s Cuba Antes, Ahora / Then, Now offers Angelenos of all ages access to the vibrant sights and sounds of Cuba’s dynamic arts scene.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2
Afro-Cuban Dance and Percussion Workshop, Rumba Dance Party + Jam Session

1 p.m. Lazaro Galarraga percussion workshop + Kati Hernandez dance workshop

2 p.m. Dance performances with Cortines High School and Maya Angelou High School students

2:30 p.m. RUMBA dancing begins!

3:30 p.m. Performances by Dayren Santamaria & Made in Cuba

3:45 – 5 p.m. Made in Cuba / Special Guest Jam Session with Yissy Garcia, Pancho Amat, Telmary Diaz + San Miguel

**Program and artists subject to change.

GRAND PARK
200 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 900102

musiccenter.org/cuba

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