The Global Dance Party is a new series on Fridays that offers an exciting opportunity for the Old Town School community to experiment with dance styles from around the globe. Each night will feature a dance class at 8:30 PM followed by two hours of dance music by dance bands and DJs.
Carmen Edith Freeze, Director of Pachacamac Folk, Teaches Chicago’s First Andean/Ecuadorian Folk Dance Class at 8:30 PM
Using the traditional music of the Andes as a backbone, Ecuadorian/Chicagoan group Runa Roots builds their distinct sound using cumbia, blues, rock, nomadic African rhythms, reggae, and more.
This event is part of the annual Inti Raymi Festival celebrated in the Andes and in Andean communities across the world.