Raíces Blog

Nicole Wines

NEW PROGRAM: Creative Aging Initiative 2024

Raíces Cultural Center recently launched a new Creative Aging Initiative at the Highland Park Community Center. Our 2024 program includes two weekly Caribbean Drum, Song and Dance Class cycles in the Spring and Fall for adults 55 and up.

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Francisco G Gómez

Raíces at the EC

Raíces Cultural Center has a new home! Read more about our vision to create a center for exploration, collaboration and cultural fusion within the performing, visual and media arts, as well as, their connection with Nature and Planet Earth.

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Natalie Saldarriaga

Silence One, Silence All​

In her TED Talk, Dominique Luster examines the “impact” and “power” that “bias and privilege” have in the ability to create “silenced landscapes” within the archives. We often think of the archives as a place we can find first-person experiences, but Luster reminds us these spaces have been “strategically curated”. We can’t escape the reality that some voices are purposely silenced while others are uplifted.

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Francisco G Gómez

Balkan Meets Bomba

Balkan Meets Bomba by Francisco G. Gómez If you love the AfroBoricua music of Puerto Rico or the music of the Balkans, you would have made it a point not to

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