Weekly Announcements – September 20 to September 26

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This Week: Rehearsal Schedule and Special Events.


The Fall 2015 rehearsal schedule can now be found under the “For Students” tab. Please contact Brillana Castillo to reserve your space.

View Rehearsal Schedule Here



(Please sign-up by Tuesday, September 15th on the sheet on bulletin board across from Studio 110; tickets will be printed and held at box office at Nicholas Music Center for you to pick up before the show)

Friday, September 25, 20158:00—10:30 PM

Nicholas Music Center Theater

Dancing with the Spirit explores the artistic and spiritual dimensions of the African-derived religious traditions of Cuban Santeria and Brazilian Candomble in Americas. The program features performances by Afro-Cuban Experimental Ensemble Oyu Oro and Afro Brazilian Folkloric Music and Dance Ensemble Ologunde.

Performance followed by a roundtable discussion with artists Danys “La Mora” Perez and Dende Macedo, Rutgers professors Carlos Decena (Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies, Women and Gender Studies), Eduardo Herrera (Mason Gross Music Department), and Jeff Friedman (Mason Gross Dance Department), and moderated by Center for Latino Arts and Culture Director Carlos Fernandez.

Tickets: General Public, $15; Rutgers alumni, employees, and seniors, $10; Students, $5. To reserve tickets and for parking information, call 848-932-7511 or email ticketoffice@masongross.rutgers.edu.


Saturday, September 26, 2015

9:30 AM—1:30 PM

Lion’s Lounge Studio, Room 115

Rutgers Student Center

126 College Avenue

New Brunswick, NJ 08901 

Presented in conjunction with the program, Dancing with the Spirit (September 25), this workshop is conducted by leading artists of the ensembles Oyu Oro Afro Cuban Experimental Dance and Ologunde Afro Brazilian Folkloric Music and Dance. The workshops will focus on the musical, movement and choreographic aspects characteristic of Afro Brazilian Candomble and Afro Cuban Santeria.

Click here to register

For more information, please visit clac.rutgers.edu.

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