CASITA MARIA IS PROUD TO SERVE YOUTH, FAMILIES, ARTISTS AND THE SOUTH BRONX COMMUNITY

SBCT FUSION FESTIVAL 2016: LOOKIN' UP IN THE BOOGIE DOWN

Lookin’ Up in the Boogie Down presents an eclectic mix of legendary and visionary Bronx artists who will perform on rooftops and stoops throughout the South Bronx
April 16 – May 22, 2016

WILL CALHOUN: AZA

Exhibition Dates:
April 22 – July 21, 2016


Artist Reception:

Friday, April 22, 2016, 6 PM

The Gaetana Enders Music Fund

Join the Enders Family in supporting The Gaetana Enders Music Fund to support free music education at Casita Maria.

Education Programs at Casita Maria

Learn about our free education programs for youth from first grade through twelfth grade.

CASITA MARIA IS PROUD TO SERVE YOUTH, FAMILIES, ARTISTS AND THE SOUTH BRONX COMMUNITY

BLITZ / BRONX LATIN JAZZ

ARTURO O’FARRILL and CASITA MARIA CENTER FOR ARTS & EDUCATION are proud to present BLITZ, a new Bronx-based Latin Jazz ensemble that will be performing in untraditional venues throughout the South Bronx.

The musicians that form BLITZ are ARTURO O’FARRILL, WILL CALHOUN, BAM BAM RODRÍGUEZ, ALEJANDRO AVILÉS and KALI RODRÍGUEZ-PENA. This cultural initiative and free concerts are made possible by the DORIS DUKE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION and are open to the public and for all ages.

 

FREE BOMBA DANCE AND DRUMMING CLASSES

Every Saturday Casita Maria's dance teacher MILTERI TUCKER and BOMBAZO DANCE COMPANY teach Bomba dance classes and Bomba drumming classes for youth (ages 11-14) at 10 AM and 11 AM.

Students learn dances of the Caribbean Diaspora such as Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba, Afro-Cuban and Haitian dances coupled with a strong foundation in ballet, jazz and modern dance. The drumming class teaches students how to play African, Bomba, Haitian and Cuban rhythms.

For more information, email Arts Education manager Jason Isaacs at jisaacs@casitamaria.org.

80 STORIES ABOUT CASITA MARIA

We want to hear from you! To celebrate our 80th Anniversary we are collecting 80 stories about Casita. Email your story to info@casitamaria.org.

 

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