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Journey the Atlantic

  • Roosevelt Middle School of the Arts 800 West Walnut Street Milwaukee, WI, 53205 United States (map)

"There is a culture that is not specifically African, American, Caribbean, Latino, Spanish, British - 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 Journey the Atlantic on May 18 at Roosevelt Middle School of the Arts Auditorium Latino Arts at 7pm.

Performances by Bembé drummers and dancers from Roosevelt Middle School and Bruce-Guadalupe Community Schools, Ton Ko Thi Children's Ensemble, Salsabrositas, Carlos Adames Group, and Chicago's Bomba Master, Mary Alduen.

Come to enjoy performances of West African Lamban, KuKu, Macru, Brazilian Samba, Cuban Rumba, Puerto Rican Bomba, Colombian Puya/Bullerengue, and New York City Hip Hop and Salsa.

This is an all star line up! Family Friendly and FREE!

Earlier Event: March 8
Heard Space: Unpacking the Name
Later Event: May 29