The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute is pleased to present Celebrating Sacred to Secular: The Writings of Dr. Marta Moreno-Vega a program exploring the African roots of the popular Latin music of the famed Palladium Era.
In 1974, during the heyday of New York City’s salsa explosion, the Fania All-Stars, a group that brought together several of the Fania record label’s most popular artists, were invited to perform in front of 80,000 people at a stadium in Zaire, Africa. Continue Reading →
Celebrated Cuban-born singer La Lupe, whose infectious sound helped lay the foundation for Latin music in America, will be honored during a tribute at Aaron Davis Hall on Friday, June 9, 2017, at 7:30 p.m EST. Continue Reading →
History Teacher Shawana Kemp – aka singer/songwriter “Shine” of Shine & The Moonbeams (a Sugar Hill Museum favorite!) – leads this new musical program adapting historic and culturally relevant tales. Continue Reading →
Performer Cita Rodriguez is set to grace a different stage for two more one- woman theater performances about her experience as the daughter of salsa legend, Pete “El Conde” Rodriguez, and the personal impact of their dense relationship. Continue Reading →