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Rhythm & power : performing salsa in Puerto Rican and Latino communities /
New York, NY : Centro Press, Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College of the City University of New York, [2023]
New York, NY : Centro Press, Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College of the City University of New York, [2017]
Coppell, TX : [manufacturer not identified], 2023.
vii, 89 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: a call for rhythm and power / Derrick León Washington -- On social dancing and social movements: salsa and resistance / Sydney Hutchinson -- Bailando salsa en la sala: how we learned to dance and to live / Marisol Berríos-Miranda -- Marc Anthony 3.0: toward a critical salsa romántica / Frances R. Aparicio -- Maelo, El Sonero Mayor: theorizing song and soneo as a medium of mutuality / César Colón-Montijo.
"The story of New York salsa--an up-tempo performance of percussive Latin music and Afro-Caribbean-infused dance--is one of cultural fusion, artistry, and skilled marketing. A multi-disciplinary collective of scholars illuminate how immigrant and migrant communities in New York City--most notably from Puerto Rico--nurtured and developed salsa, growing it from a local movement playing out in the city's streets and clubs into a global phenomenon. The parameters of the work is expansive as it includes the numerous cultural influences of salsa as it is practiced in New York City and Puerto Rico. The papers interrogate the role of record companies and stores in supporting and promoting the 1970s salsa movement, the ways Puerto Rican nationalism and the Nuyorican Movement continue to influence lyrical content, the hybridization of dance styles, and pay close attention to the circular flows of people and ideas traveling between NYC and the Caribbean"--
"This book commemorates "When the People Dance: Salsa, Power, and Performance", an academic conference on salsa held at the Museum of the City of New York in September 2017. The conference was the capstone event for the exhibition Rhythm & Power: Salsa in New York. Rhythm and Power (June 13, 2017-November 26, 2017) also entailed an ongoing, interactive program series that seeks to expand the ways scholarship is produced, disseminated, and archived"--
Salsa (Dance) -- Social aspects -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Salsa (Music) -- New York (State) -- New York -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Salsa (Music) -- Puerto Rico -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Puerto Ricans -- United States -- Social life and customs -- Congresses.
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Washington, Derrick León editor.
Renta, Priscilla editor.
Hutchinson, Sydney, 1975- editor.
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Performing salsa in Puerto Rican and Latino communities
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