Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night: Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, and MORE! with D.J. Pepito featuring live musical performances---horns, percussions, and bongos. Salsa lessons by Rumboa Latin Dance Company.
Celebrating Black History Month, Afro-Cuban Rhythms and Performing Artists, and Local African American and Latin American Visual and Performing Artists!
Special Tributes to: Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin and Queen of Salsa Carrie Baker
Dance lesson at 8:30 pm
Salsa: a Latin dance form with origins from Cuban Son (sound) and Afro-Cuban dance (specifically Afro-Cuban rumba)
Bachata and Merengue: genres of music that originated in the Dominican Republic and spread to other parts of Latin America, Europe, and the Caribbean.
Music and Dance: a great way to bring together various cultures from North and South Carolina who love to dance, including ballroom and dance schools, clubs, and fitness programs!!
Celebrate: our global community and the art of movement
D.J. Pepito is one of the hottest DJs in Charlotte of salsa, mambo, cha-cha, merengue, and bachata: https://www.facebook.com/djpepitolive.
*This is a collaboration with ArtSí Charlotte, a community initiative supporting Latino Arts; Charlotte Latin Dance, sharing a passion for dance and self-expression; Rumboa Latin Dance Company; and the Romare Bearden Society.
Mint to Move is a Let’s Move Museums and Gardens event.