Post Tagged with: "salsa"


Los Hacheros: Cuban Sound Meets NYC Jazz

Brooklyn, Culture, Latino, Video January 24, 2019 at 3:16 pm

Meet Los Hacheros, a diverse Brooklyn-based band inspired by Latin and jazz music, in this BRIC TV video.

Laura Diaz at her workspace in Melrose. (Photo by Katrina Shakarian via Mott Haven Herald)

Salsa Dancewear Made in the South Bronx

Bronx, Business, Latino June 9, 2016 at 1:10 pm

Laura Diaz’s costumes appear across the world thanks to the salsa dancers who wear her creations, which are made in Melrose close to the birthplace of salsa, reports Mott Haven Herald.

Salsa and Chinese Opera in Brooklyn

Salsa and Chinese Opera in Brooklyn

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, Latino, Video September 15, 2015 at 4:21 pm

Salsa dancing and Chinese opera were on view as part of the BEAT Festival in Brooklyn this year.

Performances from Chinese Theatre Works, dressed in the Kun opera style. (Photo by Stephen Kaplin via The Brooklyn Paper)

A Night of Chinese Opera and Salsa

Brooklyn, Culture, East Asian, Latino September 10, 2015 at 4:53 pm

As part of the BEAT Festival in Brooklyn, “Ocaso: A Performance Adventure” brings together Chinese opera and salsa dancing to reflect Sunset Park’s Chinese and Latino communities, reports The Brooklyn Paper.

Midsummer Night Swing on July 4

Midsummer Night Swing on July 4

Culture, Featured Posts, Video July 7, 2014 at 5:02 pm

Before the fireworks, New Yorkers took to the salsa dance floor in this video.

El Barrio Mourns Former Neighbor Cheo Feliciano

El Barrio Mourns Former Neighbor Cheo Feliciano

Culture, In the News, Manhattan, Puerto Rican April 22, 2014 at 12:32 pm

Residents of East Harlem, where singer Cheo Feliciano lived decades ago, were saddened by the news of the Puerto Rican salsero’s sudden death last Thursday, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

For 50 years, San Germán Records has spread the word about Puerto Rican culture in South Williamsburg (photo by Joaquín Botero via El Diario).

Salsa Store Survives Gentrification on Puerto Rico Ave.

Brooklyn, Culture, Economy, In the News, Puerto Rican, Traditions April 7, 2014 at 12:34 pm

One of the few surviving salsa specialty stores in the city, Brooklyn’s San Germán Records, faces the challenge of surviving a changing music industry and gentrification, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Godfather of Salsa Gets His ‘Way’

Godfather of Salsa Gets His ‘Way’

Bronx, Culture, In the News, Latino June 13, 2013 at 1:36 pm

Arsenio Rodriguez left his mark on salsa music and now, the late Cuban musician will leave it on a Bronx street. Hunts Point Express reports that a street in the Longwood neighborhood is now also known as Arsenio Rodriguez Way, in honor of the New Yorker’s influence on the city’s music scene.

‘Hidden’ Dance School Gets Kids Moving With Salsa

‘Hidden’ Dance School Gets Kids Moving With Salsa

Bronx, Culture, In the News April 29, 2013 at 3:17 pm

Future Rockettes? Young dancers learn mambo/salsa steps at a studio in the South Bronx.