"There is a culture that is not specifically African, American, Caribbean, Latino, Spanish, British, American - but all of these at once, a Black Atlantic culture whose themes and techniques transcend ethnicity, race, nationality to produce something new." - Eric Lott, Nation
Milwaukee Public Theatre's Bembé Drum & Dance, in collaboration with Milwaukee's intergenerational guest artists, present Bembé's Final Showcase on June 1 at Latino Arts Auditorium at 7pm.
Performances of West African Lamban, Macru, Brazilian Samba, Cuban Rumba, Puerto Rican Bomba, Colombian Cumbias, and New York City Hip Hop and Salsa with over 75 Milwaukee youth performing pieces with the support of professional dancers, musicians and vocalists.
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