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Yvette Martínez dances before the drums in this performance of bomba, a genre of folkloric music and dance from Puerto Rico.
This short video was created by Xavier Diaz of Pretty Normal Productions about Oyu Oro Afro-Cuban Experiemental Dance Ensemble after meeting Danys Perez aka La Mora, a teacher, choreographer, proud Afro-Cubana and the founder of Oyu Oro, at an event…

These bomba dancer cutouts were some of the cultural materials and artifacts saved and recovered after Hurricane María. Cultural roots and artistic expression were all strengthened on the island of Puerto Rico after Hurricane María. Drums, guitars,…

In the Batey de los Ayalas
Damaged structure in the yard of the Ayala home in Loíza Aldea, Puerto Rico. These cutouts of bomber dancers remained undamaged by the storm. This is the yard where the bombazos take place during the Fiestas de Santiago Apostol each July.

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…

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.

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…

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…

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

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

Raíces Cultural Center flyer for children’s and adults’ bomba classes held at the Hub City Teen Center in New Brunswick.
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