Creative Crossroads: Sundays all Summer

The “Creative Crossroads” series features a different world region each Sunday evening. The goal of the series is to illustrate similarities and differences across cultures through performance styles.This year’s series will include opportunities for comparing multiple dance forms, like Salsa, Somali and Polka steps, and rhythms from Flamenco to Hip Hop. Sunday events will also offer dance instruction and/or audience participation activities for multiple ages.

Sunday, June 14:  Asian Wave

  • 6-8pm   Asian Media Access -  Asian Hip Hop
Asian Wave

Sunday, June 21: Festa de São João

  • 6-8pm: Beira Mar Brasil & Friends (Traditional Brazilian music and dance

Sunday, June 28: Teddy Bear Band -

a Rosefest event

  • 6:30pm

Sunday, July 12: Sounds of Africa

  • 6-8pm: Somali Museum Dance Troupe

Sunday, July 19: Latin Rhythms

  • 6-8pm: Conjunto Bravo  - Salsa - Merengue - Cumbia

Sunday, July 26: Polka Fever

  • 6-8pm: Chmielewski Funtime Polka Band
Chmielewski Funtime Polka Band

Sunday, August 2: Taiko Arts Midwest

  • 6-8pm: Ensemble MA and ENso Daiko - Japanese taiko drumming

Sunday, August 9:  Spanish Flair

  • 6-8pm: Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theater

Sunday, August 16: American Indigenous

  • 6-8pm: Bluedog -  Native blues