Musicteca: Colombian Cumbia with Dr. Juan G. Sánchez-Martinez

  • American Vinyl Co.

  • Address: 217 Coxe Avenue, Ste. #C, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Times: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Admission: $30 General Admission/ $20 Add-on Food Ticket
  • Contact: Asheville Writers in the Schools and Community (AWITSC), Alpha Cardenas
  • Phone: (828) 505-8377
  • Email:

Together, with Dr. Juan Sánchez-Martínez leading the way, we will explore Colombian music and culture through the lenses of geography, aesthetics, politics, race theory, gender theory and neuropsychology.

This workshop will also feature an interactive component. Aside from dance, eating seems to be one of the most popular ways to interact, so if you would like to participate in tasting of a bit of Colombian food be sure to purchase your $20 FOOD ADD-ON in addition to the $30 GENERAL ADMISSION.

The food options include: platanos relleno (stuffed plantains) with braised chicken or mushrooms, and a pimento cheese arepa, garnished with aji salsa (Colombian style tomato and onion salsa) and Avocado Crema. The entire menu is gluten-free, featuring vegetarian and vegan friendly variations!

We are also partnering with Centzontle to provide interpretations in Spanish.

Be advised that the venue is on a second story level and not accessible to persons who are unable to navigate stairs. We are making a livestream link available to those unable to attend in person!

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