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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 […]

The Traveler

A love letter to modern day immigrants who travel thousands of miles in search of a new home and community, The Traveler is a story of one man who must say goodbye to the life he knows. On his trek, he must face obstacles, build a community, and find himself before he can discover where […]

¡Hola, Vecinos!

Packed with social and emotional learning, this residency offers children from different backgrounds or neighborhoods a space and a way to bridge cultural and linguistic barriers using Latin dance as the messenger! While learning the dances of another culture, students can also learn words, customs, values and exchange other valuable information on as  many cultures as […]

Patchworks: Life and Legends of the Coal Towns

Tin lunch pails, coal carts, mule trains, breaker boys, wash day, heavy boots, playgrounds in the shadow of the coal breaker, life underground and coal dust everywhere… America’s Industrial Revolution was fueled by coal.  Today, the coal mining patch towns stand in tribute to the men and women, boys, and girls whose strong backs and […]

No Mystery in Black History!

  This interactive program is filled with story, rhythm, history, and song. Featuring a call and response song followed by “An African Drum Story,” Queen Nur introduces various drums from West Africa and describes their communal importance. Engagement continues with Black History in the U.S. through freedom stories, civil rights chants, poetry, music and empowerment […]