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Young salsa dancers at the UPR

Young salsa dancers at the UPR

Every year, by the end of August, the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, sponsors a music concert to welcome students to the new study year. The public consists of students, but you will always spot faculty and people from the community. La Sonora Ponceña was playing this year (or shall I say “is here … Read more

Free bomba dance lessons in Old San Juan

Puerto Rico Music

Bomba music and dance in a Spanish colonial setting If you are interested in learning bomba dancing, you just need to show up this coming Sunday to the “Fundación Nacional Para la Cultura Popular” (Popular Culture National Foundation) headquarters for free classes. The classes will be held from 10:00 a.m. at the FNPCP headquarters located in … Read more

Ricky Martin dances bomba in Loíza

Ricky Martin dancing plena

Ricky Martin just inaugurated one of his projects in Puerto Rico, the  Tau Center.   This is a  place that serves children and youth who are dropouts, or removed from their households for any kind of abuse. The educational program offered in The Tau Center combines academics, arts, health, social justice and sports. During the opening ceremony, Ricky … Read more

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