Posts Tagged ‘Origin Stories’

Uptown Tonight: Songs and Offerings for the Solstice Sun | Manhattan Times

Uptown Tonight: Songs and Offerings for the Solstice Sun | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen The rites are coming. This week, a Northern Manhattan playground will be transformed into a place of ancient Taino rituals and traditional music. On Wed., June 21, Anne Loftus Playground at Broadway and Riverside Drive in Inwood will host “Songs and Offerings for the Solstice Sun.” Produced by IgniVox and presented by […]


06/12/16: Origin Stories @ The United Palace – Irka Mateo

06/12/16: Origin Stories @ The United Palace – Irka Mateo

Irka Mateo sings and writes “Mestizo Music” songs inspired by the Taino/Afro/European folk traditions of her native Dominican Republic, the Caribbean and Latin America. Her love of the peasant population– bearers of the ancient culture –led her to travel ten years in the rural areas of the Dominican Republic uncovering and documenting over thirteen genres […]


05/23/16: Origin Stories @ The United Palace – Frank Malloy IV

05/23/16: Origin Stories @ The United Palace – Frank Malloy IV

Frank Malloy IV Monday, May 23 6:30pm doors, 7pm show Performance takes place in the Palace Foyer FREE with RSVP, seating limited to 100. As a West African Drumming instructor for UPCA, and Musical Director at the Harambee Dance Company, Frank takes a unique approach to composing music by using rhythms of the African diaspora […]


05/09/16: Origin Stories @ The United Palace – Josefina Baez

05/09/16: Origin Stories @ The United Palace - Josefina Baez

Josefina Baez Monday, May 9th 6:30pm doors, 7pm show Performance takes place in the Palace Foyer FREE with RSVP, seating limited to 100. Josefina Baez is a storyteller, ArteSana, performer, writer, theatre director, educator, devotee and founder and director of Ay Ombe Theatre (1986-2016). Quite simply she is a genre-bending Dominican dynamo. She is best […]

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