FREE • Ticketless Event

Saturday, August 10, 2019

FREE at The Rock Garden, BX

Where Art Meets Green in the South Bronx!

We’re back! The FREE live arts series that asks WHAT MAKES OUR SOUTH BRONX BOOGIE?

WHEN: Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 2pm to 6pm

WHERE: Jardín La Roca / The Rock Garden (843 Elton Avenue at E 160 Street)

WHO: Pregones/PRTT Ensemble in scenes from upcoming new musical La Guaracha, Simply Rob, Mariachi Real de México, Vanessa Mártir, Mazarte Dance Company, Kim Ortiz, JP Jordan of Touchstone Theatre in Bethlehem-PA, Joey de Jesús, Shanequa Charles, Caridad “La Bruja” de La Luz, Joyce Campbell Culler, Just A Poet, Mychal Johnson, Mercy Tullis-Bukhari, Jorge Vázquez Bomba Y Plena, and Vir-Amicus DJ Music!

WHAT: Music, theater, dance, literature, and activism—presented by Pregones/PRTT in partnership with We Stay/Nos Quedamos with our people and for our people! Stage Garden Rumba is an open invitation for all New Yorkers to experience our beautiful South Bronx green spaces and Casitas in the company of creative and fearless agents of change! This season, SGR will again feature: Extraordinary ARTISTS—actors, singers, dancers, writers;  ACTIVISTS with the pulse of local, national, and international struggle and social justice; and COMMUNITY MEMBERS, just like you, who are invited to join in co-learning/co-curating activities shining a spotlight on 40 years of original Puerto Rican/Latinx theater and music by Pregones! Get inspired and connected with live performances, community dialogue, and calls to action.

PLEASE NOTE: This FREE event will take place RAIN OR SHINE!

Directions to The Rock Garden in THE BRONX – Click to Open

THE ROCK GARDEN / JARDÍN LA ROCA
843 Elton Avenue
(at E 160 Street)
The Bronx, NY 10451

For more information call us at 718-585-1202.

All Summer Event Locations

#SGR2019 — Save These Dates!

JUNE 1 at Pregones Garden, 575 Walton Avenue
JULY 6 at Sunshine Garden, 1768 Bryant Avenue
JULY 13 at Rainbow Garden, 757 Melrose Avenue
AUGUST 3 at Rincón Criollo, 749 Brook Avenue
AUGUST 10 at Jardín La Roca, 843 Elton Avenue
AUGUST 24 at Taqwa Community Farm, 90 W 164 Street
SEPTEMBER 7 at Brook Park, 494 E 141 Street
SEPTEMBER 14 at Willis Ave Garden, 401 E 143 Street
SEPTEMBER 28 at Pregones Garden, 575 Walton Avenue

Each afternoon event is unique! Don’t miss a single one!

STAGE GARDEN RUMBA is two-time winner of The Lincoln Center Cultural Innovation Fund. Additional key support provided by Con Edison. All photos property or courtesy of the artists. This FREE arts program is made possible, in part, by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council. For full list of our funders, visit www.pregonesprtt.org.

Partner Logos for Stage Garden Rumba 2019

FREE • Ticketless Event

  • Saturday, August 10 @ 2:00 PM

Event Details

  • Location

    The Rock Garden in The Bronx
    843 Elton Avenue

  • Presented by

    Pregones/PRTT
    We Stay/Nos Quedamos

  • Featuring

    Pregones/PRTT Ensemble
    Caridad “La Bruja” de La Luz
    Jorge Vázquez Bomba Y Plena
    JP Jordan of Touchstone Theatre
    Mazarte Dance Company
    Mariachi Real de México
    Joyce Campbell Culler
    Vir-Amicus DJ Music
    Mercy Tullis-Bukhari
    Shanequa Charles
    Mychal Johnson
    Vanessa Mártir
    Joey de Jesús
    Kim Ortiz
    Just A Poet

We’re back! The FREE live arts series that asks WHAT MAKES OUR SOUTH BRONX BOOGIE?

WHEN: Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 2pm to 6pm

WHERE: Jardín La Roca / The Rock Garden (843 Elton Avenue at E 160 Street)

WHO: Pregones/PRTT Ensemble in scenes from upcoming new musical La Guaracha, Simply Rob, Mariachi Real de México, Vanessa Mártir, Mazarte Dance Company, Kim Ortiz, JP Jordan of Touchstone Theatre in Bethlehem-PA, Joey de Jesús, Shanequa Charles, Caridad “La Bruja” de La Luz, Joyce Campbell Culler, Just A Poet, Mychal Johnson, Mercy Tullis-Bukhari, Jorge Vázquez Bomba Y Plena, and Vir-Amicus DJ Music!

WHAT: Music, theater, dance, literature, and activism—presented by Pregones/PRTT in partnership with We Stay/Nos Quedamos with our people and for our people! Stage Garden Rumba is an open invitation for all New Yorkers to experience our beautiful South Bronx green spaces and Casitas in the company of creative and fearless agents of change! This season, SGR will again feature: Extraordinary ARTISTS—actors, singers, dancers, writers;  ACTIVISTS with the pulse of local, national, and international struggle and social justice; and COMMUNITY MEMBERS, just like you, who are invited to join in co-learning/co-curating activities shining a spotlight on 40 years of original Puerto Rican/Latinx theater and music by Pregones! Get inspired and connected with live performances, community dialogue, and calls to action.

PLEASE NOTE: This FREE event will take place RAIN OR SHINE!