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The Raíces Folkloric Ensemble performing the genre of Cuban són at a concert dedicated to the music of the Caribbean at the Reformed Church of Highland Park.

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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.

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

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The Raíces Folkloric Ensemble performing songs for the Orishas on the batá drums at the Reformed Church of Highland Park.

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Members of the Raíces Folkloric Ensemble in 2017 after a performance at the Reformed Church of Highland Park.

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Bomba is community! Students from the audience were invited up to dance bomba before the drum with the Raíces Cultural Center Ensemble.

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As part of the 2009 Los Vejigantes de Puerto Rico residency program, the Raíces Cultural Center Ensemble performed the music, dance and song of bomba and plena at the Greater Brunswick Charter School. As in all bombazos, audience/community…

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Raíces Cultural Center Ensemble performed bomba and plena and presented about the tradition of Los Vejigantes de Puerto Rico, an Afropuertorican folkloric tradition. After the interactive performance, participants had the opportunity to dance and…

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Students learning plena dance steps with los vejigantes de Puerto Rico during an interactive performance and presentation at Paul Robeson Community Theme School for the Arts.

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As part of the 2009 Los Vejigantes de Puerto Rico arts residency program, the Raíces Cultural Center Ensemble performed their vejigantes presentation at Paul Robeson Community Theme School for the Arts in New Brunswick, NJ. Students learned about…

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Raícitas Youth Program participants who registered for full program cycles had the opportunity to rehearse and perform with the Raíces Cultural Center Ensemble at community events and presentations, as well as student performances during Raíces…

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Flyer for Hub City Revival, an all ages art and music community event. Raíces participated in the May 10, 2010 Hub City Revival event, held at the Second Reformed Church of New Brunswick, performing the Puertorican folkloric tradition of bomba. …

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Tickets for Raíces Cultural Center Ensemble’s 2010 Production “Spirit of the Drum: History and Evolution of an Afrocaribbean Tradition” Tickets

EVENT DESCRIPTION
The Spirit of the Drum takes the audience on a musical journey through the history…

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Tickets for Raíces Cultural Center Ensemble’s 2011 Production “Festival for the Dead: Ancestral Traditions in the Diaspora” Tickets

EVENT DESCRIPTION
Featuring the Raíces Cultural Center Ensemble and Grupo Ribeiro.

For many cultures, death has…

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Flyer for a concert series presented by the Raíces ensemble which took place before the incorporation of Raíces Cultural Center as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The Raíces Ensemble played together under the direction of Francisco G. Gómez…

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Ticket for group fundraiser concert “A Spiritual Crossroads” held at the Crossroads Theatre in New Brunswick, NJ in July 2011. Raíces Cultural Center Ensemble was one of the featured performers and Raíces helped to organize and promote the…

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Flyer for the 2011 Raíces Cultural Center Ensemble Production “Festival for the Dead: Ancestral Musical Traditions in the Diaspora”

EVENT DESCRIPTION
Featuring the Raíces Cultural Center Ensemble and Grupo Ribeiro.

For many cultures, death has…

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Flyer for Raíces Eco-Culture Event Stop Fracking with our Water!

Gasland screening and panel discussion.

EVENT DESCRIPTION
A NIGHT ABOUT FRACKING

Gasland Film Screening, Musical Performance and Panel Discussion

October 15, 2011
7-10…

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Flyer for the 2011 Black History Festival organized by the Lounge Society in New Brunswick, NJ. EVENT DESCRIPTION This annual community festival was packed with performances, art, speakers, children's activities, food, vendors, prizes and more! The…

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Postcard for the 2010 Raíces Ensemble production “Spirit of the Drum: History and Evolution of an Afrocaribbean Tradition”. This production was made possible in part by funding from a Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage MINI Grant, as well as a…

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In 2009, Raíces Cultural Center created and presented its first production thanks in part to an award a MINI grant by the Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission. Raíces Cultural Center Ensemble performed with guest artists and Raícitas…
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