Posts Tagged ‘Hip Hop’

Free “CINEMUSICA CITY!” Brings the South Bronx’s Magic Music History to Life

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

cinemusicaCome join us for CINEMUSICA CITY! on October 17 and 18.

See historic South Bronx cinemas and concert halls come alive.

  • Larger-than-life projections of vintage footage from Latin music greats and Hip-Hop pioneers!
  • Live performances by emerging Bronx teen artists!

The celebration is co-sponsored by Casita Maria, an affiliate of Catholic Charities and the first charitable organization to serve the Hispanic community in New York City.

CINEMUSICA CITY! celebrates magical sites — part movie house, part concert halls — like the Hunts Point Palace and Teatro Puerto Rico in Mott Haven where brilliant artists like Machito, Tito Puente, and Grandmaster Caz as well as popular films and local vaudevillesque performers revolutionized the way we dance, sing, see and hear.

CINEMUSICA CITY! features also features live performance by P.R.O.D.I.G.Y. New York, SBK St. Mary’s Youth Salsa Dancers, the Fat Afro Latin Jazz Cats and more.

All South Bronx Cultural events are free and open to the public.

Visit www.casitamaria.org for more information.

 

Step Ya Game Up

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

By Alice Kenny

Have what it takes to compete in a Hip-Hop dance competition?

Join Hip Hop Generation Next ‘13 competition, STEPYAGAMEUP.

Individual dancers compete for cash prizes and “bragging rights” in this global conversion of world-class dancers in all hip hop dance styles.

Presented by Catholic Charities affiliate Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education and Dancing in the Streets

When? July 20 and 21

Where? 928 Simpson St., Bronx, NY 10459

Want more info? Call (718) 589-2230

Check it out.