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Puerto Rico Symposium Bomba Workshop: Bomba de Aquí

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Spurlock Museum
Spurlock Museum - Collaboration and Community Gallery
Apr 1, 2023   1:00 - 3:00 pm  
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Campus Wellbeing Services - ALL UIUC Wellness Events

Bomba de Aquí (external link) is a dance and music company that performs and teaches Afro-Puerto Rican traditions in throughout western Massachusetts and central Connecticut area. They provide workshops at public schools, colleges, churches and other community venues. They educate the community about the history of Afro-Puerto Rican music, foster understanding of the richness of Puerto Rican arts, and encourage active participation in that heritage. Instruction is in both Spanish and English.

Presented as part of "Encuentro Puertorriqueño de Creación Musical (external link)" a symposium on Puerto Rican musical creativity. The Spurlock Museum acknowledges support from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. 

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