Summer is a time for your little ones to create bright-colored costumes, play explorative games, sing uplifting songs and dance to spirit filled music. Brooklyn parents work hard to ensure their children receive a holistic education, introducing them to activities and experiences that ultimately enrich, fortify and excite their growing ones as they [...]
The Dance Enthusiast Hits the Streets: “New York Meets Havana” at the Museum of the City of New York
The Dance Enthusiast An exhibit opening June 14 at the Museum of the City of New York entitled Rhythm & Power: Salsa in New York unpacks the Cuban, Puerto Rican, and American influences that birthed one of the world's preeminent social forms. In anticipation of this exhibit, which is curated by Derrick León [...]
Ballet may be the first style that comes to mind when New York City parents start thinking of a dance class for their tots, but it is hardly the only one available in America’s most diverse city.
If you haven’t yet heard, the beloved Cumbe Center for African and Diaspora Dance in Fort Greene is moving!
The Africa Channel came to New York and visited Julio Jean's Afro-Haitian class at Cumbe!
The Brooklyn Paper A Fort Greene dance studio is not ready to let the beat drop. The Cumbe Center for African and Diaspora Dance on Fulton Street is getting the boot to make way for a luxury residential tower. The departure will end three years in the space above a bagel shop between Flatbush Avenue and [...]
Some Brooklyn dancers are scrambling to find a new location for their studio. The Cumbe Dance Studio on Fulton Street in Fort Greene will soon have to close.
New York is a city of delicious diversity. Join culinary dietitian Gina Keatley as we immerse ourselves in African culture and try something new.
Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance is looking for a new home after developers filed plans to demolish the center's building in Fort Greene and build a high-rise in its place.
Jimena Martinez and Kendra Ross of Cumbe Center for African Diaspora Dance are joined by Funmilayo Chesney and Olatunji Ojore to discuss Cumbe's mission and offerings.