At a Curves gym in South Florida, the woman at the head of the Zumba class oozes so much confidence, energy and optimism that her students are in awe. Class participants regularly approach her afterward and marvel at her energy, asking where she gets it. “I look at them and say, ‘I can’t begin to [...]
There are few dances as seductive as the tango. Here, we explore the allure of this intoxicating style, from its 19th-century roots to its modern-day reincarnation.
Sure, these parties are a blast, but they’re not just about having fun or raising money for charity. They’re about showing support, building awareness and
changing lives, one Zumbathon® at a time.
Latin music was hot at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW®) Festival in Austin, Texas, and these bands brought the sizzle. When this ballsy Afro-Colombian trio burst onto the airwaves, they exposed a rich but often overlooked Pacificos culture and history to a mainstream audience. Formed a decade ago, Choc Quib Town—a word play on the group’s hometown…
Artist, activist and cultural ambassador, CARLOS VIVES believes that all music is connected—whether its rhythms hail from Africa, the Mississippi Delta or the Caribbean coast of Colombia—and that music, in turn, connects the world. Learn how the famed vallenato singer has used song to entertain and promote good will for two decades.