"There is a culture that is not specifically African, American, Caribbean, Latino, Spanish, British - but all of these at once, a Black Atlantic culture whose themes and techniques transcend ethnicity, race, nationality to produce something new." - Eric Lott, Nation
Milwaukee Public Theatre's Bembé Drum & Dance, in collaboration with Milwaukee's intergenerational guest artists, present Journey the Atlantic/Viajando el Atlántico on June 1 at Latino Arts Auditorium at 7pm.
Performances by Bembé drummers and dancers from Bruce-Guadalupe Community Schools, ONFYAH (Youth African Drum & Dance), Salsabrositas, CoraSon y Madera, Carlos Adames Group, and Chicago's Bomba Master, Mary Alduen.
Come to enjoy performances of West African Lamban, KuKu, Macru, Brazilian Samba, Cuban Rumba, Puerto Rican Bomba, Colombian Puya/Bullerengue, and New York City Hip Hop and Salsa.
This is an all star line up! Family Friendly and FREE!