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Actívate

  Bring Latin Grammy-winners and GRAMMY nominees 123 Andrés to your school! In Actívate, Andrés and Christina use dance moves, rhythm and movement to bring joy and a positive message. Actívate means “to actívate” and promotes self-affirmation and creativity, with a blend of Spanish language, a big dose of energy and lots of opportunities to […]

Puerto Rican Folkloric Music: la Bomba y la Plena

Segunda Quimbamba is a cultural gem based in Jersey City. Led by Master Drummer Juan Cartagena and Master Dancer Nanette Hernandez, the band performs and teaches Puerto Rican folkloric music La Bomba and La Plena, honoring their ancestors and heritage through practicing this preservation. The call-and-response music creates a collaborative artistic space in Bomba for […]

Outside ROCK!

Jump, clap, play air guitar and sing along to super fun songs from Baby Shark to The Jackson 5 to Happy by Pharrell. Students will be treated to drums, bass, acoustic guitar, ukulele and a big double bass performed by Award winning singer songwriter Alice Leon and music educator and Broadway musician Al Greene. They will […]

Music & Movement Where Muslims Live

Experience the music and movement traditions of Islam.  Karim Nagi guides students in a participatory experience of music and dance from different Muslim communities around the world.  Karim shares dances from communities in both the Near and Far East.  This program is a perfect opportunity for children to enjoy a meaningful and distinctive aspect of […]

Hip Hop Culture Empowers Student Writing and Communication

In this professional learning program Baba Bomani will support teachers to be able to use aspects of hip-hop art and culture to create an engaging learning environment. This active workshop will guide teachers to lead rhyme-based strategies to build student writing and communication skills using the five steps of the Writing Process (pre-writing, drafting, revising, […]