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  • Heritage Spotlight Series: Flipside Kings

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    Founded in Miami, Florida in 1994, the Flipside Kings are an acclaimed B-Boy dance crew. Over the past 20 years, the group has grown into a collective of artists that includes dancers, graffiti/visual artists, musicians, and educators. A longstanding fixture in Miami’s cultural scene, the group competes in international dance events, creates contemporary dance and theater performances, and teaches workshops on various aspects of hip hop culture. The Flipside Kings were HistoryMiami's artists-in-residence from April through June 2014.
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    • Heritage Spotlight Series: Flipside Kings - Duration: 2 minutes, 19 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 1,232 views
      Founded in Miami, Florida in 1994, the Flipside Kings are an acclaimed B-Boy dance crew. Over the past 20 years, the group has grown into a collective of artists that includes dancers, graffiti/vis...
    • Heritage Spotlight Series: Bahamas Junkanoo Revue - Duration: 2 minutes, 1 second.

      • 4 years ago
      • 1,416 views
      Based in South Florida, Bahamas Junkanoo Revue practices junkanoo, a Bahamian parade tradition that occurs on Boxing Day (December 26) and New Year's Day. The group's year-round performances featur...
    • Heritage Spotlight Series: Clarita Filgueiras - Duration: 117 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 375 views
      A performer and choreographer, Clarita Filgueiras has spent a lifetime mastering the art of flamenco dance. Her passion for this Spanish tradition originates with her father and grandmother (both f...
    • Heritage Spotlight Series: Plena Es - Duration: 2 minutes, 1 second.

      • 4 years ago
      • 903 views
      With a passion for celebrating Puerto Rican culture, Plena Es specializes in plena and bomba, percussion-driven musical traditions that reflect the island’s African heritage. Based in South Florida...
    • Heritage Spotlight Series: 21st Century Steel Band - Duration: 2 minutes, 5 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 358 views
      The 21st Century Steel Band performs Trinidadian steel pan (steel drum) music and is led by pan maker and player Michael Kernahan. Founded in 1978, this band performs at festivals, cultural program...
    • Heritage Spotlight Series: Nancy Billings - Duration: 3 minutes, 6 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 52 views
      An expert textile artist, Nancy Billings specializes in art quilting and Jewish textile traditions, including chuppahs (wedding canopies), tallits (prayer shawls), and challah (bread) covers. Nancy...
    • Heritage Spotlight Series: Leandro Rojas - Duration: 2 minutes, 37 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 145 views
      From Holguín, Cuba, Leandro Rojas is a master musician and instrument builder who specializes in the tres, a guitar-like instrument with three pairs of strings, and the primary instrument in the Cu...
    • Heritage Spotlight Series: Ranjana Warier - Duration: 3 minutes, 11 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 102 views
      Performer and choreographer Ranjana Warier began studying Indian Classical dance at the age of six. Trained by her gurus, Ranjana later founded the Rhythms School of Dance, a training center for th...
    • Heritage Spotlight Series: Mannolie DiSantos - Duration: 3 minutes, 53 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 150 views
      Originally from Portugal, Mannolie DiSantos is an expert beadwork artist who specializes in creating ritual items used in the centuries-old Afro-Cuban religion known as Lukumi or Santeria. For thre...
    • Heritage Spotlight Series: Ameyal Mexican Cultural Organization - Duration: 3 minutes, 58 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 494 views
      Born in Veracruz, Mexico, Alfredo Martinez is a dancer and musician with a passion for showcasing Mexico’s lesser known but vibrant traditional art forms. Before settling in Miami, Alfredo graced t...
    • Heritage Spotlight Series: Liliane Nérette Louis - Duration: 6 minutes, 2 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 186 views
      Liliane Nérette Louis is a Haitian folk artist specializing in storytelling, cooking, and traditional medicine. She grew up in Port-au-Prince, Haiti where her mother told her stories in Haitian Cre...
    • Heritage Spotlight Series: Puerta de Oro de Colombia - Duration: 6 minutes, 36 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      • 317 views
      Since 2008, music and dance ensemble Puerta de Oro de Colombia has showcased diverse folkloric traditions from Colombia’s distinct regions to audiences across South Florida. Composed of about 40 ar...
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    • Museum Forum: Bay of Pigs Invasion - Duration: 1 hour, 11 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 164 views
      Museum Forum: Bay of Pigs Invasion was presented by HistoryMiami in partnership Miami-Dade Public Library System and the MCM-Munilla Family Foundation. This video was taken at the Hispanic Branch L...
    • Highlights: Civil Rights in Miami Museum Forum, 2/5/14 - Duration: 2 minutes, 8 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 98 views
      The Museum Forum is presented by HistoryMiami in partnership with the Miami-Dade Public Library System with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, the Cultural Affairs...
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