Salsa Y Gaitas is a reflection of Providence present, with 12 members drawn from Venezuela and the Dominican Republic playing a multicultural blend of music from around the Caribbean and Latin America.
Public school students from Central Falls, Providence, Pawtucket and Warwick will play the show of a lifetime when they showcase their jazz steps and chops alongside the musicians of Jazz At Lincoln Center.
JUMP! will create a signature site-specific dance around the Civil War Memorial—an iconic downtown Providence public art work. In the their signature white costumes, JUMP! dancers will move to West African drummers, led by music from Sidy Maiga’s Afrimanding. This is a one of a kind event!
Co-presented by The Providence Athenaeum and FirstWorks Featuring internationally heralded Festival performers/humanitarian activists Angélique Kidjo and Oumou Sangaré along with local leaders in the arts, education, and community health.
Performances by some of the leading lights in local and regional music, including the Low Anthem, Gym Shorts, And the Kids, Ravi Shavi, Medusah Black and more. Curated and produced by the Columbus Cooperative and the Imaginary Company