Jorge Arce & Humano

Puerto Rico and Afro-Caribbean Culture

6 Dennison St., Boston, MA 02119
617-708-1611 + 787-364-0198

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"Weaving Horizons: knowing, embracing and respecting other cultures in our Caribbean, our continent and in our world. This is the mission and the message of Afro-Caribbean Workshop which highlights the importance of this presentation at this crucial moment in our history."

"La misión y mensaje de Afro-Caribeño de Entrelazando Horizontes a través del conocimiento y respeto hacia otras culturas que conforman nuestro caribe, nuestro continente y nuestro mundo, cobra especial vigencia en estos momentos históricos."


Program Descriptions Biography Profile and Resume
Afro-Caribbean Workshop Curriculum Guide Press Kit PDF & Photographs
Puerto Rico Cultural Heritage Tours Music MP3 and Video Files
African Retentions In Puerto Rico Thesis Tour Calendar
Salsa Dance Lessons
Master Dance Workshops: Plena to Bomba, Merengue to Compa

" a masterkeeper of tradition and he is keeping his beloved traditions alive and vibrant to ensure their continuation to future generations."

Madeleine Remez, Associate Director, National Council for the Traditional Arts

"A respected master of Puerto Rican roots he is, in essence, the face, voice and spirit of Puerto Rican culture in Massachusetts."
José C. Massó III, ¡Con Salsa! WBUR 90.9FM, Producer and Educator

Mozart Park Mural Celebration
Saturday, November 5th
1-3 PM

Saturday, October 1, 2022
3-4 PM Free
Charlestown Navy Yard

Puerto Rico Bomba played at Boston Symphony Hall with the world-renowned Boston Pops Orchestra Conducted by Keith Lockhart on Thursday and Friday, June 9 and 10, 2022!

The Boston Pops Orchestra presented the masterful composition of the symphonic arrangement for the
Edmar Columbus Orchestra, based on Juan Tizol’s legendary composition, “Caravan,”as an opening to the concert dedicated to Duke Ellington.

Balla Kouyate, Balafonist of the Kingdom of Mali, Africa, my son Gabriel Santiago, in the barrel of Bomba
"Buleador", the young Jeriel Sanjurjo in the barrel "Primo" 1, Richard Flanagan of the BPO in the "Maraca", composer Edmar Columbus in the "Cuá" and as Ervidor, Jorge Santiago Arce, in the "Cousin" Barrel 2.

Afro-Caribbean Workshop with Jorge Arce on August 20,2022

Sunday, August 20,2022 from 12:30pm to 1:30pm: The Afro-Caribbean Workshop with Jorge Arce.  Be part of 2,000 years of history in a fun and participatory way, at Harriet Tubman park, 194 Blue Hill Ave, Boston.  Sponsored by Boston Liberation Center.
Mañana domingo 20 de agosto de 12:30pm a 1:30pm: Taller Afrocaribeño con Jorge Arce. Sé parte de 2.000 años de historia de una manera divertida y participativa, en el parque Harriet Tubman, 194 Blue Hill Ave, Boston. Patrocinado por Boston Liberation Center

Jorge Arce and Raíz de Plena and Bombazo Boricua at Fenway Park July 27, 2022

Jorge Arce and Raíz de Plena and Bombazo Boricua at Fenway Park, 4 Jersey St., playing again for the Boston Red Sox in representation of the Puerto Rican Festival of Massachusetts, in the dedicated Puerto Rican Day by the RS organization,
previous to the baseball game. 5:30pm-6:45pm. Special guest: The “Timbal” Drums Encyclopedia, Endel Dueño.

HOY, PLENA Y BOMBA en Fenway Park!!!!:

Jorge Arce y Raíz de Plena y Bombazo Boricua en Fenway Park, 4 Jersey St.,traen nuevamente la Plena y la Bomba para los Medias Rojas de Boston en representación del Festival Puertorriqueño de Massachusetts, en el Día del Puertorriqueño dedicado por la organización RS, previo al juego de béisbol . 5:30pm-6:45pm. No se lo pierdan. Invitado especial: La Encoclopedia del Timbal, Endel Dueño.

Jorge Arce and Raíz de Plena

Bambazo Boricua

Purdue University Cultural Research Tour of Puerto Rico March 13-18, 2022 with Tour Director Jorge Arce

WIPR TV News Report about the Purdue University Cultural Research Tour of Puerto Rico, Black Cultural Center, Purdue University, Indiana, March 13-18, 2022, produced by the voice of the moment: Raúl Camilo Torres, my nephew and godson (son of legendary broadcaster Rafi Torres, my big brother) and his wife: Marie Elsie Rvera Ramos, executive producer; camera and editing: Jorge Negrón.

Reportaje Noticias WIPR TV acerca de la Gira de Investigación Cultural Purdue a Puerto Rico, Black Cultural Center, Purdue University, IND 13-18 de Marzo, 2022, producido por la voz del momento: Raúl Camilo Torres, mi sobrino y ahijado (hijo del legendario locutor Rafi Torres, mi hermanazo) y su esposa: Marie Elsie Rvera Ramos, productora ejecutiva; cámara y edición: Jorge Negrón.

Exitosa gira de investigación del Centro Cultural Afroamericano de Purdue en la isla

En días recientes se llevó a cabo el intercambio cultural que, por dos décadas, realizan estudiantes y profesores del Centro Cultural Afroamericano de la Universidad de Purdue en la isla, como parte de un intercambio e investigación de la cultura africana en Las América. Raúl Camilo Torres con la información.

Nuestras Voces 2020 with Jorge S Arce on Oct 15, 2020
Professor Jorge Santiago Arce sharing poetry and musical reflections of his island Puerto Rico.
He participated in an event with Latinx faculty and students at Endicott College Boston.
Nuestras Voces 2020, Jorge S Arce
Published by Professor Marcelo Juica, Endicott College Boston

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