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IN 2017 WE CELEBRATE OUR 10th ANNIVERSARY!
Can you believe it's been #10yearsofMM!! As we celebrate the founding of MetaMovements and the inception of our hallmark program Salsa In The Park, we’d like to take a moment to thank you for your support and collaboration over the years!
Have a memory or memories to share about Salsa In The Park (SITP) and/or MetaMovements? Send us a 60 second video (using your phone or any device) telling us how you came in contact with MetaMovements and/or Salsa In The Park; Express what you love most about Salsa In The Park and/or MetaMovements; Let us know how you have been involved; share a memory with us and more! Please submit your 60 second video to MMTeam@metamovements.net
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UPCOMING EVENTS TO CELEBRATE #10yearsofMM...
EVERY MONDAY NOW- AUG 28: Salsa In The Park Mondays - all summer long - RAIN OR SHINE!
MetaMovements in collaboration with BCYF's Blackstone Community Center present our weekly Salsa outdoors party to promote health and wellness! Free Salsa On1 classes, performances, health information, music corner, social dancing and more! Celebrate our 10th Anniversary with us every Monday evening! This year again we are proud to have Kerry Thompson & Silent Rhythms teaching Salsa to those who are deaf/hard of Hearing and/or blind!
When: Mondays JUNE 12, 2017 through August 28, 2017 at 6pm-9pm (except July 3rd - holiday)
Where: Blackstone Community Center Courtyard/Park, 50 West Brookline Street, Boston MA 02118 (rain location indoors at the Blackstone)
Cost/info: FREE!! Sponsor, vendor and volunteer options available - join our team!
Parking: Street parking and meters available and watch out for the resident parking signs!
6:pm-6:30pm MetaMovements Salsa Lessons
6:15pm Silent Rhythms Salsa lesson taught in ASL by Kerry Thompson, a DeafBlind dancer
6:30pm-9pm Social Dancing, Music Corner, Healthy Snacks, Water Bar, Info tables, Performances and more!
TWO EVENTS TO ENJOY ON AUGUST 10TH...
Thursday August 10th - Tito Puente Latin Music Series with Los Hacheros and MetaMovements! rain or shine
This Puerto Rican & Cuban influenced band is reviving Latin folkloric styles like son montuno, guaracha, and salsa by combining them with the fiery rhythms of bomba. Though only consisting of 6-musicians, this conjunto makes up for size with their explosive enthusiasm and are widely known for their improvisation that keeps audiences on their toes. This concert is provided by Berklee College of Music, Boston Parks Arts & Recreation and IBA...
When: Thursday August 10th
Where: Lopresti Park, 33 Sumner St., East Boston (Rain site: Zumix, 260 Sumner St., East Boston)
Parking: Street Parking
AUGUST 10th! Dante's Salsa Inferno Thursdays Fundraiser for Salsa In The Park (rain or shine)
Dante's Alighieri Center, 41 Hampshire Street, Cambridge
with DJ Franklin Condori!
$10 entrance fee includes Salsa lesson (starts at 8:30pm), social dancing, timba lines and music corner MM Style!
ages: 18+ to enter, 21+ to drink
Parking on street and small parking lot next to Dante's available
Funds raised at Dante's will be used to support Metamovements Latin Dance Company's Community Programs which provides meaningful employment for youth ages 14-18 as well as FREE summer arts programming for kids and adults (including elders) in community centers in need due to lack of funding or resources. Our weekly Salsa In The Park events are a culmination of the work that we do in these communities to share space and dance in the outdoors every week during the summer months!
Dante's Salsa Inferno Thursdays aims to provide a different and unique Salsa Dancing experience with a spacious wooden dance floor, ample nearby parking, and a classy vibe for all the dancers. Most importantly, we want to provide a community experience where beginners and professionals can feel comfortable getting their much needed Salsa fix! Salsa In The Park thanks Dante's for their support!
Saturday AUGUST 12, 4:30PM-7:45PM! MetaMovements' Salsa In The Park returns to the Lawn On D!
We are back at the Lawn by popular demand! Join us for a Latin dance party hosted by Lady of MetaMovements with Edwin Pabon & Orchestra (live salsa band), DJ Rob Suave, timba dance lines and musical instruments for people to play along with music! Spend the day there to enjoy a full day of spectacular performances and dance lessons by the best local dance companies and see what’s next (and what’s best) for the Boston dance world! We’ll have line dancing, salsa dancing and lessons for beginners, a flash mob, and more!
When: August 12, 4:30pm-7:45pm with MetaMovements (4:30pm -Beginner lesson; 5pm-5:45pm - Live band; 5:45pm-7:45pm Latin Dance Party with DJ Rob Suave)... enjoy the whole day as the entire event is from 1pm-11pm
Where: Lawn On D, 420 D Street, South Boston
Parking: parking lots and meters available or take the red line!
AUGUST 16th - CAMBRIDGE SALSA IN THE PARK!
We are back at Senott Park for this year's Cambridge Salsa In The Park produced by MetaMovements' Youth Arts Ambassadors!! Our youth have worked with us for the last 6 weeks in helping produce our weekly events in and around Boston and this event will be their culminating event that they led and produced as part of our Youth Program! Come show some support and dance with us!
When: August 16, 6pm-9pm
Where: Senott Park, 305 Broadway Street, Cambridge (behind the Moses Youth Center/Area IV)
Parking: street parking available or take the red line!
AUGUST 18th-20th - Join MetaMovements at the BOSTON SALSA FESTIVAL!
Take workshops (all levels), enjoy performances and dance the nights away with the best local DJ's and a live band! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info and if you'd like to join us!
SEPTEMBER 9th - Lowell Salsa In The Park!!!
We are proud to announce our second year collaborating with Masterpiece Hair Studio & Mill City Mambo in bringing to our community nights of dancing under the stars! North Common Amphitheater was chosen as this is “home” for Owner of Masterpiece Hair Studio and Co-Founder of Mill City Mambo, Eddie. Lowell Salsa In The Park is an innovative community event in which Masterpiece Hair Studio & MetaMovements will bring you, not one, but three free outdoor summer events for all to enjoy! Our ultimate goal is to provide a free outdoor community event for all ages, backgrounds, and abilities which will combine music, dance, culture, and education.
When: September 9th, 5pm-9pm
Where: North Common Amphitheater, Lowell, MA
Cost: FREE! Donations accepted and sponsorship encouraged! This program is supported in part by a grant from the Lowell Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
Salsa In The Parks & Salsa Outdoor Parties throughout Massachusetts!!!
This summer we will have various Salsa In The Park events throughout Massachusetts coordinated in part by our Youth Arts Ambassadors in partnership with various dancers, agencies, organizations and funders! Stay tuned for more information! Locations include Lowell, Cambridge and Somerville!
JOIN OUR TEAM!!! Help us run our 10th Anniversary events in a variety of ways! Interested in joining our team of Volunteers? Sign up today here!
Become a 2017 Salsa In The Park Sponsor and/or Vendor! Reach thousands of people this summer by advertising through and at Salsa In The Park or having a resource/promotional table at our weekly events! For more information visit our Sponsor & Donate page!
SUPPORT 2017 Salsa in the Park programming (weekly outdoor parties, free dance and percussion classes for children, youth and elders, etc.) by encouraging your friends to donate and help connect us with those who may lead to a sponsorship! To safely donate online you can use www.metamovements.com/paypal, we also accept checks, and cash! Donate Today! Contact us for more information!
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