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  • Salsa Styles In Latin American Music

    themselves. The tango and salsa styles of music and dance are prime examples of mobilities in Latin American music that help foster a sense of identity among the smaller communities, although each required international attention before earning recognition from its home country. Each style of music is a special hybrid of all kinds of influences, demonstrating a deep history that can also give some insight to the social outlook of the times. Despite the time gap between the emergence of the two styles (tango first appearing in the early 19th century while salsa came into the scene around the 1970s), both styles have contributed a significant impact in establishing a sense of identity among Latin American music. The tango is a form of popular dance music originating from urban areas of Argentina. Its lyrics strongly romanticize a sense of loss, singing of misery, pain, unsuccessful love, and the…

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  • Toronto Soundscape

    had the chance to attend a music and dance performance reflective of the diversity of the world’s traditions but also reflective of Toronto’s multiculturalism. The event took place at the Lula Lounge on March 5th, 2016, where I saw the band ‘Salsotika’ perform classic 80s and 90s salsa. In relation to the performance I experienced, the goal of this essay will be to demonstrate how salsa migrated to Toronto and its contribution to Toronto’s cityscape. Since the boom in immigration helped with the…

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  • Merengue Colombia

    Salsa in Colombia varies from the typical salsa most know, Colombian salsa is very unique on the way it's portrayed and its very influenced much like cumbia by the African culture as well as the traditional culture. The main way of dance of colombian salsa is done by quick feet and a steady upper body, involving to go either back to center or back to the side. Unlike other salsa types colombian salsa involves very little spinning and there’s no turning although there is some exceptions with…

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  • Case Study Isidro's Taqueria

    Isidro’s Tamales & Taqueria A year ago Ray Ramsey left a google review stating “This place is great! Don't let the location fool you, EVERYBODY goes here for tasty Mexican food… It's a hole-in-the-wall place, and very reminiscent of real Mexico. Give them a chance. The food is outstanding!” He raked the restaurant a 5 out of 5. In the Kankakee area there is not many 5 star restaurant and those restaurant who meet the mark aren’t usually affordable, but Isidro’s Tamales & Taqueria is one of the…

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  • Sasa Fresca Research Paper

    Summer is a wonderful time of year. The weather is warm and the days are long. Everything seems to slow down and be less hectic. Since everyone seems to have more time to socialize, it is the perfect time of year to entertain. So, while you still have some time before the crispness of autumn comes, plan an end-of-the-season party and serve some of these delicious gourmet appetizers that just scream summer. Salsa Fresca Everyone loves salsa. But, for the summer, it is so much better to use…

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  • Mambo And Salsa Dance

    Two well-known dances associated with Puerto Rico and Cuban culture are Mambo and Salsa. These dances are known for their rhythmic music, intricate timing, and both made it to the United States’ culture. Although the two dances share some similar characteristics, there are prominent differences as well. Mambo was a popular dance found in the Palladium Ballroom in New York City during the 1950s. The dance incorporated African influences such as the use of polyrhythm in the hips and pelvis…

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  • Descriptive Essay: The Sanctuary Night Club

    The music was good, and I was able to catch the names of two more songs played by the DJ: Ya Basta by Frank Reyes and Papa Boco by Amarfis. The songs all had a driving beat. I enjoyed watching the people moving, particularly the way their bodies moved and how their dresses followed their movements in a flowing pattern. The environment was comfortable, and the people were polite and also willing to teach me their world. The best observation I made, however, was everyone’s mutual love for the…

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  • Tito Puente: The Mambo King In Latin Music

    hooked you from the start and kept you through out the song. This was the genius of “mambo king”, Tito Puente. Tito Puente, who’s referred to as the mambo king in Latin music, was a fusion of many styles…

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  • Zesty Music Concert Report

    Oh the weather outside is frightful, but the music is so delightful! Therefore, zesty music is all you need to keep warm during the winter season and Schoolcraft College can help you ease your winter blues. The place to be was on February 17th, 2016 at precisely noon in the Kehrl Auditorium of the stunning VisTaTech Center. When I walked in the door it was easy to see where the concert was going to be performed with a long line of spectators. As I was waiting in the line, I began to start small…

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  • Ball And Chain Concert Essay

    Much can be obtained from watching movies and viewing videos. However, the fulfillment and richness of an experience are improved by attending live performances. On February 10th, 2018 there was an outstanding live music event in the world-famous Ball and Chain. I went to witness this concert with my wife; in order, to obtain the information necessary to complete this essay, but in reality, I ended with more than that because I had a delightful time and a unique experience. My wife and I chose…

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