WILLIMANTIC AND DANIELSON, CT — Quinebaug Valley Community College is pleased to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, which is annually celebrated from September 15 to October 15, with two Bomba workshops and performances by Movimiento Cultural and the Sonia Plumb Dance Company.
The workshop and performance will be held on Thursday, October 20 at noon on the cafeteria patio, located on the main campus at 742 Upper Maple Street, Danielson, CT.
Movimiento Cultural is a community-based nonprofit that seeks to educate people across Connecticut about Puerto Rico’s rich African-based folklore, music, dance, and other art forms, especially the Bomba, which is the oldest Puerto Rican dance and music style rooted in resistance and dating back to the days of slavery, while strengthening racial understanding and relationships. The Sonia Plumb Dance Company’s mission is to “awaken, enrich, and educate communities to diverse perspectives of our world” through the lens of modern dance.
The event is organized and sponsored by the QVCC Cultural Programming Committee.
For more information, contact Interim Academic Division Director Elkin Espitia-Loaiza at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jon Andersen email@example.com.