Events

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Sep
18
Wed
2019
Music & Dance workshop with Taller Balancé Bomba Afro-Boricua @ FSU Westcott building, room 060
Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Music & Dance workshop with Taller Balancé Bomba Afro-Boricua @ FSU Westcott building, room 060

The Florida Folklife Program and the Florida State University Center for Music of the Americas present the 2019 Folklife Artists-in-Residence, Puerto Rican bomba ensemble Taller Balancé. Join us for a free workshop and lecture with master barrel-maker Angel Reyes and Taller Balancé as they share the fundamentals of bomba as well as the cultural background and historical significance of the style. Audience participation is highly encouraged!

For more information, visit the Florida Folklife Program Artist Residency page or our Facebook Artist Residency event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2288866681233041/

Sep
19
Thu
2019
Bomba Music & Dance Concert @ Mission San Luis
Sep 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Bomba Music & Dance Concert @ Mission San Luis

Join us at Mission San Luis for a FREE CONCERT by Taller Balancé Bomba Afro-Boricua who will present bomba, a style of music and dance that emerged in Puerto Rico from West African, Taíno and Spanish cultural roots. Taller Balancé will share the fundamentals of bomba as well as the cultural and historical significance of the style. Participation is encouraged!

Taller Balancé is featured as part of the 2019 Folklife Artist-in-Residence Program sponsored by the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida State University Center for Music of the Americas.
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Also don’t miss the FREE WORKSHOP offered to the public on Wednesday, September 18 from 5-6 pm in the FSU Westcott Building, Room 060!

For more information visit https://bit.ly/2ZwwHMs