Join us for a performance by members of the dance ensemble La Mezcla. A short instructional session will follow.
La Mezcla is a polyrhythmic, multidisciplinary San Francisco-based dance and music ensemble rooted in Chicana, Latina and Indigenous traditions and social justice. Founded in 2014 by Vanessa Sanchez, their work brings together Tap dance, Son Jarocho and Afro-Caribbean rhythms to bring the often unseen histories and experiences of communities of color to stages, streets and fields. Through elaborate rhythmic arrangements and choreography, performances by La Mezcla cross musical genres and dance styles. Vanessa Sanchez is a Chicana-Native dancer, choreographer and educator who emphasizes the voices and experiences of Latina, Chicana and Indigenous women and youth through contemporary performance, community arts and traditional dance forms. Her dance and choreographic expression explores movement and rhythm to tell stories of historical oppression and collective resistance.
This event will be held outdoors in the Tool Library Parking Area. Masks are required and seating will be socially distanced.
Thank you to the Friends of the Library for their support of Library programming.