A series of interactive community-based programs that blend performance, workshop, scholarship, and discussion throughout the five boroughs of NYC. Programming includes concerts and lecture demonstrations featuring local National Heritage Fellows and other master traditional artists with whom CTMD has had a storied relationship, panels & pop-up expos featuring intergenerational practitioners of various NYC traditions, neighborhood cultural tours, and workshop forums highlighting next generation practitioners gaining momentum within their communities and beyond.
July 28, 2019
Hearst Plaza, Lincoln Center
Songs and dance music with the energy and edge unique to our city that never sleeps!
November 14, 2018
An interactive performance and cultural conversation moderated by Dr. Cesar Colon Montijo will explore Nuyorican community history, diasporic sounds, transmission of tradition and next generation practitioners gaining momentum within the community and beyond.
March 26, 2019
The Center for Traditional Music and Dance is proud to partner with Drom NYC and Odelia Music to present La Patronal, a unique brass band rooted in the traditions of the ‘fiestas populares’ and ‘patronales’ from the Andes in South America.
June 2, 2019
Again live from Pregones in the South Bronx, this dynamic program will be presented in partnership with Los Pleneros de la 21’s En El Patio series, and include a full length concert following a special panel discussion with the musicians led by Dr. Cesar Colon Montijo. With a lineup that includes both Los Pleneros de la 21 and Redobles...