Grant Recipient Details

Location
Roxbury, MA
Artist
Jorge Santiago Arce, Roxbury, MA
Project Title
Cultural Plenazo-Bombazo Festival
Fiscal Year Awarded
2016
Grant or Program
Creative City Boston - Artist Grant
Grant Amount
$10,000
  • Mozart Park in Hyde Square, Jamaica Plain | June 30, 2016, 6:00-8:00 PM


Bring your tambourine, cowbell, voice, and guiro and “Let’s Plena” with Jorge Arce and the Raiz de Plena band. With members of the Bomba Sankofa Dance Troupe, Roberto and Gloria Cepeda, accompanied by world renowned percussionist Emdel Dueño, Community Plenazo & Bombazo Primaveral celebrates African ancestry in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean through ancient participatory music and dance.