Virtual Program - The 350+ Year Evolution of Salsa

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with us virtually as we are taken on an immersive musical experience with José Obando who will trace the history of the musical genre—salsa! Salsa is an American musical genre amalgamated by “Nuyoricans,” especially Puerto Ricans living in Spanish Harlem. Obando will discuss the formation of Spanish-Caribbean cultural and musical identity. He will also discuss how the mixing of European and African elements lead to the creation of Salsa. Not only will we learn the historical origins, Mr Obando will also present the instruments that bring the genre to life during this interactive event!

Registration is required. Please register here-- https://bit.ly/2YGrTCs or call 732-634-4450.

José Obando is one of the incorporators and the former executive director of the Salsa Museum located in Spanish Harlem. He resigned as executive director to establish the Lubona Corporation, an education consultancy. The Lubona Corporation develops and presents lectures about the development of Salsa. In addition to this Mr. Obando has consulted for the Department of Musical Instruments of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Julliard School, The Cathedral of St. Patrick, The Riverdale Country School, Grace Church School, Horace Mann School, The Apollo Theater, U.S. Naval Academy, Drew University’s Theological School, etc.

This program is free and open to all. It will be presented on the Zoom platform.

On the day before the program you will be sent the Zoom meeting information by email. Please note that if you are using Zoom on a tablet or smartphone you will need to download the Zoom app.

Contact Information
  1. Woodbridge Library
  2. 7326344450
  3. ngrimes@woodbridgelibrary.org
Thu, October 01
7:00 pm — 8:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 10/01/2020 7:00pm 10/01/2020 8:00pm America/New_York Virtual Program - The 350+ Year Evolution of Salsa

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with us virtually as we are taken on an immersive musical experience with José Obando who will trace the history of the musical genre—salsa! Salsa is an American musical genre amalgamated by “Nuyoricans,” especially Puerto Ricans living in Spanish Harlem. Obando will discuss the formation of Spanish-Caribbean cultural and musical ...

1 George Frederick Plaza Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Woodbridge Public Library

1 George Frederick Plaza
Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Sign Up for E-Calendar

East Brunswick

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Ad

Sign Up for E-Calendar

East Brunswick

New Jersey Date Night: Hey, Pumpkin!

October 31, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Remember that moment during a cooler-than-usual morning in late August when you began to anticipate it, so much so that your nose and taste buds craved its arrival? Before you knew it, you finally got to taste it in your coffee, smell it candles and maybe even try it in your macaroni and cheese.

Pumpkin ...

Finn Charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault of Fifth Child at Sayreville Daycare Center

October 22, 2020

SAYREVILLE, NJ - In a startling turn of events, Kyle Finn, 20, of Sayreville has been charged with yet another assault on a child at the Superhero Schoolhouse Day Care in Parlin.  Finn has been charged with six counts of first-degree aggravated sexual assault, seven counts of second-degree sexual assault, and five counts of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child, with the ...

IRS provides tax inflation adjustments for tax year 2021

October 29, 2020

The Internal Revenue Service announced that for tax year 2021 annual inflation adjustments for more than 60 tax provisions, including the tax rate schedules and other tax changes. Revenue Procedure 2020-45 provides details about these annual adjustments.

Highlights of changes in Revenue Procedure 2020-45: The Consolidated Appropriation Act for 2020 increased the amount of the minimum addition ...

East Brunswick Public Library and the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission Expand Option Green Program Thanks to American Library Association Grant

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ —East Brunswick Public Library and the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission’s award-winning Option Green environmental program series is expanding. The partnership has been selected as a grantee for the American Library Association’s Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change initiative.

The American Library ...

Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios monthly column: Veterans Day

 

Every November, we honor, remember, and thank our Veterans. This year, during a global health pandemic, we can all be especially grateful for the courage and dedication of our veterans as they have always understood what it’s like to live in uncertain times, and to make sacrifices for the safety of others.

Veterans Day was first known as Armistice Day, marking the end of ...

Shakespeare Theatre Takes on Shaw in Three Scintillating One-acts

Florham Park, NJ - There’s nothing like the theatrical commentary of George Bernard Shaw to explore love, lust and over-the-top intrigue to make for a stimulating evening.

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey offers another romp at its outdoor location at the Thomas H. Kean Theatre Factory in Florham Park.The three one-act plays were broken up into five segments. “Village ...

Frank Zappa Halloween Box Set Celebrates Iconic 1981 New York City Concerts

October 31, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Joe Travers, archivist of the works of Frank Zappa, spoke to TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur about the Zappa Trust's latest box set entitled "Halloween 81"

"This is the third box set that we've done," Travers said. "Celebrating Halloween runs that Frank did in New York." Halloween was Frank Zappa's favorite holiday and it ...