Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba Workshop

Sep 9 @ 6:30 pm – Sep 9 @ 8:30 pm
Cazateatro Presents from Chicago Bomberxs de Corazón of La Escuelita Bombera de Corazón.
Join us for the Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba workshop. Bomba is both a traditional dance and musical style of Puerto Rico. Its origins are rooted in the island's history of African slavery but today has evolved into a community expression of Afro-Puerto Rican culture. Two-hour workshops, including Song, History, and Dance open batey setting focused on community building and engagement.
Facilitator: Bomberxs D'Cora of La Escuelita Bombera de Corazón is a collective of Bomba practitioners committed to the preservation of Bomba. Bomba is Puerto Rico's oldest surviving music and dance form established by the island's African Descendants.