knowing, embracing and respecting other cultures in our Caribbean, our
continent and in our world. This is the mission and the message of
Afro-Caribbean Workshop which highlights the importance of this
presentation at this crucial moment in our history."
"La misión y
mensaje de Afro-Caribeño de Entrelazando Horizontes a
través del conocimiento y respeto hacia otras culturas que
conforman nuestro caribe, nuestro continente y nuestro mundo, cobra
especial vigencia en estos momentos históricos."
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Where: Curtis Hall, Dance Studio 3rd floor 20 South Street,
Jamaica Plain, MA (Parking Available)
Admission: $15 Individual Class, 6 Week package at $12 per lesson
Information, Photographs and Interviews:
Jorge Arce, Dancer and Cultural Historian, M.Ed Harvard U.
787-364-0198 info@JorgeArce.org www.JorgeArce.org
Public Information: Curtis Hall 617-635-5193
Learn the Roots and History of the Salsa while you dance
• Secrets of the smooth movement and cadence of this dance
• How to listen to the music, when to start and how to count
• To dance with the Klave
• Derivates of steps that can enhance your dancing
• Principles of partnering and turns.
Jorge Arce is a percussionist, educator, and native of Ponce, Puerto
Rico. His performance is a unique and interactive exploration of Puerto
Rican and Afro-Caribbean culture. Impersonating characters
representative of the African ancestry of Puerto Rican culture, Jorge
presents music, dances, lore, and stories handed down over 600 years of
Jorge Arce received his Master of Education Degree from Harvard
University in 1994. Arce is listed in Who's Who, 1984-85. He has
received numerous awards, including: the Cardinal Cushing Center Award
for Outstanding Services to the Community 1987; the Alianza Hispana
Recognition for Outstanding Contributions to the Continuing Growth and
Success of the Hispanic Community 1991; the Mayor's Recognition to
Outstanding Contributions to the City of Boston, 1991; the
Massachusetts House of Representatives Recognition for Outstanding
Contribution to the Arts, 1991; and the Dryslongo Award for years given
consistently to anti-racism struggle, 1992. His musical group Humano
was awarded the Boston Music Award for Outstanding Latin Act, 1990.
Jorge was recognized as a 2012 Traditional Arts Fellowship Finalist by
the Massachusetts Cultural Council. His cultural workshops and
performances were programmed at more than 1000 schools, universities
and educational centers. Jorge Arce is the former Director for Music
Programming at the Puerto Rico Institute for Culture..
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