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February 2018

¡Batey Boricua! Fundraiser for Puerto Rico

February 11 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705 United States
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The Bay Area Bomba y Plena Workshop at La Peña presents:  ¡BATEY BORICUA! Door Cover: $5-$10 Sliding Scale Bomba is a traditional form of Puerto Rican music and dance. The central feature of all bomba dancing is its improvisational character. The dancer calls, with her or his moves, for specific accents and figures, piquetes, that the drummer has to execute on the drum. This occurs in the form of a friendly yet fiery competition where each dancer and drummer showcases…

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