FREE concert on the Straz Center’s Riverwalk Stage
WHO: Straz Center for the Performing Arts
WHAT: Straz Jazz Project: Cukiara Bomba Dance and Drumming Group
WHEN: Saturday, March 27 at 7 p.m.
WHERE: Straz Center Riverwalk Stage
DETAILS: Join the Straz Jazz Project as it presents Cukiara Bomba Dance and Drumming Group, showcasing the folkloric song, dance and drums of Bomba. Bomba is a practice with West African roots and brought to the Caribbean islands with blended influences of European and the Indigenous cultures. The improvised dance to the beat of fiery drum rhythms was a form of communication for sugarcane field workers.
Tickets are free and required in advance at www.strazcenter.org.
Additionally, there will be a FREE Bomba dance workshop that same day (March 27) from 1:30 to 3 p.m. to register, visit:https://patelconservatory.asapconnected.com/#CourseID=242349
While emphasizing health and safety and mandating socially distanced seating configurations and the wearing of masks, The Straz is bringing the campus back to life with the introduction of programming opportunities that utilize our Riverwalk Stage to create experiences that feature an eclectic bunch of artists and welcome all members of our diverse community. A full list of safety protocols is outlined at https://www.strazcenter.org/Plan-Your-Visit/COVID-19-SAFETY-PRECAUTIONS.
For more information about the Straz Center for the Performing Arts and its upcoming events, visitwww.strazcenter.org.
Events, days, dates, times, performers and prices are subject to change without notice.