Hostos Events

BomPlenazo 2018
Panel Discussion

  • Pregones Theater
    571 Walton Avenue, Bronx
    7:00 p.m.
  • Free admission: Tickets Required
    (718) 518-4455

Harnessing the Power of Bomba & Plena: a conversatorio about artists, practitioners and sustainability
A rigorous conversation exploring how artists have utilized bomba & plena not only to preserve and promote the continued presence of this music and dance genre -- but also as vehicles towards the social, economic and psychological restoration and empowerment of Puerto Ricans as individuals and as communities. Invited panelists include Héctor “Tito” Matos, Mariana Reyes, Marién Torres, Bárbara Pérez/Taller Kenuati. Moderated by Manuela Arciniegas. Reservations recommended (718) 585-1202.