November 9-10, 2019 in THE BRONX – Second Annual Bronx Dance & Drum Festival curated by Milteri Tucker & Bombazo Dance Co. This two-day event showcases the uniqueness of different cultures from the African Diaspora together on one stage! The festival advances Bombazo’s mission to connect the African presence of the Americas through dance and drum. This year’s theme, CROWNS: Telas de resistencia / Fabrics of Resistance, pays tribute to the women of the diaspora who have kept their cultural traditions alive and have passed them down to the next generations. Workshops, Drum Circle, Live Performances!
September 20-22, 2019 in THE BRONX – World premiere of a new devised piece from the People’s Theatre Project (PTP). In a dystopian nation where people are forced to assimilate, six immigrants unite in secret to spark a joyful revolution. Performed by the all-women PTP Company Sol Ensemble. Directed by Zafi Dimitropoulou. One-hour performance followed by open dialogue. 我们不只是 | We Are More | ما بیشتر هستیم. Only THREE performances! Seating is limited — Buy early!
October 4 in THE BRONX – A fun and rigorous conversation exploring how artists have utilized Bomba & Plena to preserve and promote an important Puerto Rican cultural heritage, and to empower individuals and communities in pursuit of social justice.
FREE ONLINE – May 16-21, 2020 – We are proud to partner with Jane Gabriels and the extended creative family of PEPATIÁN in bringing together diverse cultural and community leaders to talk about issues impacting the future of the Boogie Down, and how arts and culture can be a conduit towards a better tomorrow. Get thinking, join the dialogue, and let’s all keep it real! Advance RSVP is required; events live via Zoom. — RSVP NOW!
FREE ONLINE – 7:30pm on January 4 & 11, 2021 – Two-part encore brodcast of frank conversation between four powerful women who have united with passion for their craft and a shared commitment to inclusion and justice. Moderated by Marinieves Alba and featuring Puerto Rico’s Adriana Santoni Rodríguez (Plena Combativa), Gloriann Sacha Antonetty Lebrón (Revista Étnica), Oakland’s Denis Solis (LGBTQIA activist, union organizer and bomberx), and the Twin Cities’ Maria Isa Perez-Hedges (Youth activist, community organizer, Hip Hop Emcee and Bombera) on issues of race, gender, equity, politics, and music. – TUNE IN!
FREE ONLINE – 3:00pm on Saturday, April 24, 2021 – “Trasfondos/Backstories” is an arts- and humanities-based initiative that gives students, educators, and other community members access to our ensemble’s creative process. On April 24 we premiere of the short film Identity Through Art by Brianna Guillén. Created at PregonesPRTT, this fun 6-minute film features candid interviews with artists as they explore the many layers of identity. — RSVP NOW!