An all-day musical extravaganza, covering the origins, evolution, and legacy of the myriad rhythms and genres that have shaped Cuban popular music, from son montuno, bolero, and guaracha to mambo, cha-cha-chá, and Cuban jazz; including illustrated lectures, with unique archival film footage, as well as live entertainment. The audience will be regaled, on both stage and screen, with legendary performers from yesteryear and the most exciting Cuban singers and musicians of today, starring Xiomara Laugart, Chico Alvarez, Orquesta Aragón, Mario Bauza, Raudel Collazo, Paquito D'Rivera, Gloria Estefan, Graciela, Olga Guillot, Yuniel Jiménez, Hermanas Márquez, Rita Montaner, Benny Moré, David Oquendo, Carlos del Pino, Mike Porcel, Chano Pozo, Bobby Sanabria, Grupo Unity, and many, many more! Travel through time and let your heart beat and sing to the rhythms and melodies that have conquered the world!
CCCNY Members will receive a $25 lunch voucher for local restaurants at the event.
This event is presented by the Cuban Cultural Center of New York. For more info, visit: cubanculturalcenter.org "