BUnidos por la Cultura
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage
Legacy, Representation, and Impact of Latinx Arts
BUnidos por la Cultura is Ballet Hispánico's 2020 celebration in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Usually commemorated by the annual A la Calle Block Party, this year's celebration is entirely virtual! Kicking off on September 15 with interactive programming from September 21 - October 15, each week will feature inspirational messages from Latinx figures, performances from Latinx dance companies, salsa classes, discussions of Ballet Hispánico's history with alumni and current Company members, and familial cooking sessions of favorite Latinx dishes. View upcoming events and the latest videos below!
New Videos Every Weekday!
- Orgullo Latino Mondays - Hispanic leaders and influencers share the importance of Hispanic Heritage Month and their Latinx(a,o) identity.
- Salsa Tuesdays - Learn salsa steps from Colombia, Puerto Rico, Cuba and New York. Recognize the unique flare of each country's salsa!
- Wepa Wednesdays - Weekly Watch Parties of repertory from Latinx dance companies across the world followed by a live Q&A, Choreographers & Cocktails, with the artists. Featured companies include Bombazo Dance Company, Pajarillo Pintao, Sankofa Danzafro, and Antares Danza Contemporanea.
- Tiki-Tiki Thursdays - Live discussions with backstage tales and insider details from Company alumni and current dancers.
- Fiesta Fridays - A featured family creates a favorite recipe to share, highlighting the history of the dish and the diversity of our food culture.
Orgullo Latino Monday featuring Nina Vaca
Monday, September 28 at 3pm ET
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Salsa Tuesday: Colombian Salsa with Ana Saoco
Tuesday, September 29 at 1:00pm ET
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Wepa Wednesday: Antares Danza Contemporanea
Wednesday, September 30 at 6:30pm ET
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Followed by Choreographers & Cocktails hosted by Eduardo Vilaro with Miguel Mancillas
Tiki Tiki Thursday: 1980-1990 with Company Alumni Ricardo Melendez, Nancy Turano, and Jose Costas
Thursday, October 1 at 7:30pm ET
Fiesta Friday with Lynne Calamia
Friday, October 2 at 6:30pm ET
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EXPLORE ALL BUNIDOS POR LA CULTURA VIDEOS
Explore the latest videos below for each day of BUnidos por la Cultura. Click on the box to view the corresponding video. New videos will be released each day starting Monday, September 21.