Calpulli at the Jamaica Dance Festival

Saturday -
June
23,
2018
7:30 PM
Calpulli at the Jamaica Dance Festival in Rufus King Park
Queens, NY

Venue

Rufus King Park

Jamaica Avenue (at 153rd Street)

Jamaica, 11432

The legacy of dance in Jamaica, Queens is rich but only somewhat storied. The Jamaica Dance Festival celebrates Jamaica’s rich dance legacy — and its dynamic future — and does so in grand fashion! Calpulli Mexican Dance Company’s mission is to celebrate the rich diversity of Mexican and Mexican-American cultural heritage through dance-based programming including live music. To this end, the organization produces the following:

– Professional Performances via its touring company
– Arts-in-Education and cultural enrichment programming
– Community outreach activities that are free or low-cost and target the underserved Mexican and Mexican-American community

Calpulli celebrates the rich dance and music traditions of Mexico’s diverse cultural history interpreted through its unique artistic vision. The fresh, vital repertoire honors Mexico’s past and Mexican-American cultural expression in the United States. Calpulli Mexican Dance Company also does business as Calpulli Danza Mexicana.

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