Friday, July 12 – Sol y Sombra (Spanish Dance Company) – Tonight’s concert is entitled “Latin USA”: An evening of Latin dance and Flamenco as Sol y Sombra and guest artists celebrate the melding of the USA’s jazz, disco, hip hop and swing with the music and dance of its Latin communities. Guest artists Mariana Parma and her partner Rodney lopes & members of NYC”S Joel Salsa to do an array of Latin Dance styles: Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Cha, cha, etc. as well as some jazz and hip hop influenced Flamenco! Free pre-concert Salsa class!
Sol y Sombra Spanish Dance Co, was established more than twenty-five years ago to promote the exciting art of Hispanic music & dance. Under the artistic direction of Maria Loreta Celitan, the company presents programs of Flamenco, Spanish Classical & Folk, Mexican, Argentine Tango and Latin Dance. A free pre-concert workshop in Samba will take place on the Chapin Rainbow Stage.