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Raíces co-founder and Archive Curator Nicole Wines with the Lizandro Artiles, owner of Amigolandia, a sports bar in Arroyo, Puerto Rico where the owner is as passionate about music as he is about sports.

Members of the Raíces Folkloric Ensemble, along with student Kira Herzog, play the Cuban batá drums and sing for the waters at the Water Is Life opening reception.

Raíces student performer Aja Washington dancing Yemayá, the orisha, or force of nature, of the ocean. In Nigeria, the orisha Yemayá was originally a river, but in the evolution on the island of Cuba, during and after the trans-Atlantic slave trade,…

Nicole Wines, Co-Director of the Raíces Cultural Center dancing bomba at the Ayala family home on the day of Santiago apostol.

From left to right Francisco G. Gómez and Nicole Wines, Co-Directors of the Raíces Cultural Center and Obanilu Ire at a bombazo on a beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Don Luis Soto explaining to Raíces EcoCulture Coordinator Nicole Wines how he makes his compost mixture for planting on his organic farm. Using all natural, organic and local resources, Don Luis works to regenerate the soil and maintain and improve…

The Raíces Folkloric Ensemble performs the Puerto Rican folkloric tradition of bomba in a concert dedicated to folkloric music of the Caribbean.

Raíces co-founder and Archive Curator Nicole Wines with Eugenia Ivelisse Rivera, sister of Ismael Rivera and director of the Fundación Ismael Rivera.

Demonstrating the bomba tradition, where the dancer's movements are responded to by the lead drummer, who plays the sounds of the dancer's movements.

The Streets2k Festival series began in 2005 with Streets2k5. Raíces has been involved in each of the Streets2k Festivals, as performers, participants, and also as partners with the original creators of the event, the public arts non-profit Albus…

On the day of the opening reception for the Water Is Life exhibit series, some of the visiting and local artists, co-sponsors, organizers and volunteers gathered at the Water Is Life electronic sign, to stand together for the earth. It kicked off the…

In center, Nicole Wines, Co-Director of the Raíces Cultural Center. From left to right unknown drummer, Raúl Ayala, Marcos Ayala Lind and Marcos Peñalosa Pica playing the barrilles (bomba drums) in Loíza Aldea, Puerto Rico on the day of Santiago…

Family Arts and Culture Day participants hung their Day of the Dead themed artwork in the “Historias de los muertos” exhibit at Raíces.

Featured visiting artist Christie Belcourt interviews Nicole Wines, one of the organizers of the Water Is Life exhibit series initiative.

Raíces Director Francisco G. Gómez introducing the program coordinator for Water Is Life, Nicole Wines, along with volunteer and student Kira Herzog, who was instrumental in helping to set up and organize the Water Is Life initiative.

The Raíces Cultural Center Ensemble was asked to share the traditions and cultures of the Caribbean through music, dance and song as part of the 2010 NAACP Kwanzaa Celebration. Raíces Ensemble members are pictured here playing batá and singing to…

Raíces Cultural Center provides arts and music education to the community. Here a student is learning the basics of Afro-Caribbean percussion with teacher and Raíces Co-Director Francisco G. Gómez

A member of the group representing Aguada in the 5th Encuentro de Tambores takes time to teach Raíces co-founder and ensemble member Nicole Wines the pattern he plays to accompany the bomba strains. Each town and group has their own variations of…

Raíces Co-Directors Francisco G. Gómez and Nicole Wines with the artists featured in the exhibit, Aja Washington and Joe Lentini

The Our Plastic Waters Raritan River Clean Up and Eco-Art Workshop with Lisa Bagwell was a heartbreaking, but successful event. Over 20 water & earth protectors came together to clean a quarter mile stretch of the banks of the Raritan River and stuck…
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