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.
200 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 900102