CONTRA-TIEMPO with Las Cafeteras

Friday, October 25, 2019 at 8pm

Stewart Theatre, Talley Student Union


Pre-show Talk

Step inside the mind of choreographer and artistic director to learn what goes into an ambitious community-created project. Join us for a pre-show talk with Ana Maria Alvarez at 7pm in Talley Student Union, Room 3285.

About the Performance

The fierce minds of multilingual Los Angeles-based dance company CONTRA-TIEMPO have concocted joyUS justUS, an urban-Latin dance and music experience that melds community stories with powerful social dance (think salsa, hip hop, Afro-Cuban jams). Prepare yourself for live music by Las Cafeteras. NPR calls them “fresh and smart, ” this indie-Latinx band born in East L.A. has taken the music scene by storm. Experience radical joy through uplifting dance and infectious music.

Come out to support Triangle community members onstage with some of the most talented dancers and musicians of our time. Yes, you read that correctly. Your neighbors, friends, colleagues, and NC State students will share the stage with CONTRA-TIEMPO and Las Cafeteras in a celebration of pure joy!

Get in on the Action

Join CONTRA-TIEMPO from Oct. 18 to 25 for a week of events including pop-up performances, artist talks, salsa lessons, and more. CLICK HERE FOR A FULL LIST OF EVENTS. Stay tuned by following @NCStateLIVE on Facebook and Instragram.