Jorge Arce & Humano

 

Puerto Rico and Afro-Caribbean Culture

6 Dennison St., Boston, MA 02119
617-708-1611 + 787-364-0198
jorgearce.humano@gmail.com

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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."

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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
Donations
Master Dance Workshops: Plena to Bomba, Merengue to Compa
CD COMPILATION - COMPILACIÓN 1993-2013

"Jorge...is 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

For translations into different languages -- Arabic, Chinese, Italian, French, German, Russian, Spanish or others visit the web site: http://babel.altavista.com


Program Description:

Jorge Arce and the Humano Multicultural Project will give audiences of all ages an opportunity for a unique exploration of Puerto Rican and Afro-Caribbean culture. Jorge presents music, dances, lore, stories and history handed down for over two centuries.

 




Stage Plot for 10 Musicians
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Jorge Arce Artist-In-Residence:


Jorge Arce Artist-In-Residence at the New Mission High School (Afro-Caribbean Dance) in 2012-2013 and Brighton High School in 2014-2016 (Multicultural Cartoon and Afro-Caribbean Dance) funded by the BPS Arts Expansion Initiative through EdVestors. Boston Public Schools and Communtiy Arts Advocates.

Program Video Previews:

JorgeArce en Afro-Caribeño


Jorge Arce y Raiz de Plena


Jorge Arce Storytelling

Program Fees:

NOTE:  Jorge Arce is now living in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He travels to the Puerto Rico several times each year and is available for engagements. Fee support for Jorge Arce, Raiz de Plena and Bomba Boricua may be available to nonprofit organizations in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut and Rhode Island through the New England States Touring (NEST) program of the New England Foundation for the Arts: http://www.nefa.org/grants_programs/grants/nest_new_england_states_touring_grant

Cultural Tour of Puerto Rico sponsored by the Black Cultural Center of Purdue University.

Quotes: 

"Jorge...is 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   

"Thank you so much for your “comparsa” at my daughter’s wedding! It was absolutely fabulous!!! It was so much fun when your infectious plenas got everybody dancing!  What a blast!  Everybody was so joyful!  You provided a unique way to share a bit of our culture while entertaining in a wonderful way!!!
Thanks again!"
Mayra Rodriguez-Howard, MSW, Director, Institute for a Healthier Community, South Boston Community Health Center

"Thank you for the wonderful workshop you gave for my graduate teachers' institute... It provided teachers with excellent tools for integrating arts with other subjects such as math, language arts and social studies. I hope you continue to share these participatory workshops with as many people as possible."

Salem State College 

"Simply excellent! Give it 4 stars!"
          The Children's Museum, Boston

"Our trip to Puerto Rico today was nothing but spectacular. Jorge is such an energetic person. His music was breathtaking."
         Teacher, Boston Public Schools


Jorge Arce at the TAG Conference July 2010

Programs supported in part from grants by

 

For translations into different languages -- Arabic, Chinese, Italian, French, German, Russian, Spanish or others visit the web site: http://babel.altavista.com

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