27 Aug '17, 7pm

via @MuseumofCityNY

via @MuseumofCityNY

A fusion of mambo steps with street styles, salsa dancing emerged in the nightclubs of New York City in the 1960s where at first it wasn’t formally taught but absorbed. Salsa has since grown from a local movement played out in the city’s streets and clubs into a global phenomenon that has irrevocably shaped the rhythms and culture of New York City. Inspired by our current exhibition, Rhythm & Power: Salsa in New York (on view through November 26), join leading scholars to examine salsa today as both a cultural and commercial production, and delve into the inseparable links that exist between music and dance. Musical performance by OLA FRESCA , exhibition viewing, and reception to follow. Opening Remarks: Sydney Hutchinson , Associate Professor, Syracuse University Panelists: Frances Aparacio , Director of the Latina and Latino Studies Program, Northwestern University Maris...

Full article: http://mcny.org/event/when-people-dance-salsa-power-and-p...

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