Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night – Día de las Velitas (Little Candle Day)

Celebrate Día de las Velitas (Little Candle day) with us! Día de las Velitas is a Colombian holiday that marks the beginning of Christmas.Enjoy sizzling salsa, cha cha, bachata, line dancing, live musicians, and DJ Carlos Lebron playing Latin rhythms and Afro-beats, plus free dance lessons that include merengue, salsa, and bachata with Rumbao Latin and MamboSol.Mint to Move is not just a dance party. It is an artistic and cultural experience paying tribute to artists and dance forms from Latin, African, and Caribbean countries. Community partners include ArtSí, the Puerto Rican Society of Charlotte, Rumbao Latin Dance Company, Comité de Fiestas Patrias y Tradiciones de Charlotte, Soy Latino Como Tú, Latin American Chamber of Commerce, LGBT Chamber of Commerce, and the UNCC Department of Africana Studies.

 

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$10 members; $13 nonmembers with $1 off before 9 PM

 

Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with live music and DJ Carlos Lebrón playing Latin rhythms and Afro-beats, plus free dance classes including merengue, salsa and bachata with Rumbao Latin and MamboSol.

Mint 2 Move is not just a dance party. It is an artistic and cultural experience paying tribute to artists and dance forms from Latin, African, and Caribbean countries. Community partners include ArtSí, the Puerto Rican Society of Charlotte, Rumbao Latin Dance Company, Comité de Fiestas Patrias y Tradiciones de Charlotte, Soy Latino Como Tú, Latin American Chamber of Commerce, LGBT Chamber of Commerce, and the UNCC Department of Africana Studies.

$10 for members | $13 for nonmembers with $1 off before 9 PM

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Mint to Move instructors lead a virtual dance lesson on the Black Lives Matter mural in uptown. September 2020.

Virtual Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night

Mint to Move is going virtual with a special 30-minute edition that includes dance lessons and partner work with great rhythms and moves. Learn new steps from our instructors as they salsa and shimmy at the Black Lives Matter street mural in Uptown.

The event will be live-streamed on our Facebook and YouTube pages beginning at 7:30 PM on September 4, 2020.

Mint to Move
Virtual | 7:30-8 PM
September 4, 2020

Community partners include Oneaka Dance Company, ArtSí, the Puerto Rican Society of Charlotte, Rumbao Latin Dance Company, Comité de Fiestas Patrias y Tradiciones de Charlotte, Soy Latino Como Tú, Latin American Chamber of Commerce, LGBT Chamber of Commerce, and the UNCC Department of Africana Studies.


Thank you to our community partners

Mint to move at mint museum uptown. the atrium is filled with people dancing along to performers singing on a stage

CANCELED: Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night

PLEASE NOTE: This event has been canceled. Please check our page dedicated to updates on COVID-19.

Held on one of the best dance floors in Charlotte, this bi-monthly drop-in event presents varied cultural themes. Mint to Move is not just a dance party; rather, it is an artistic and cultural experience paying tribute to artists and dance forms from Latin, African, and Caribbean countries. 

Adults enjoy four hours of Afro-House, Afro-Cuban, and Latin American dance rhythms with a DJ, live musicians, and unique themes to celebrate multi-cultures, ethnic and gender diversity, dance, visual and performing arts. Samba, salsa, bachata, cha cha, line dance, and step to other dance forms relative to various global communities as well as enjoy other performing and visual arts (i.e., live painting).

Mint to Move offers discount admission before 9 PM and free dance lessons starting at 8 PM. Ballroom, salsa, and other dance programs are welcome. Complimentary snacks and party favors are offered while they last, along with a cash bar.

Community partners include Oneaka Dance Company, ArtSí, the Puerto Rican Society of Charlotte, Rumbao Latin Dance Company, Comité de Fiestas Patrias y Tradiciones de Charlotte, Soy Latino Como Tú, Latin American Chamber of Commerce, LGBT Chamber of Commerce, and the UNCC Department of Africana Studies.

This event will be from 7:30-11:30 PM

New to Mint to Move: Afro House dance lesson at 8 PM with Oneaka Dance Company, followed by salsa and bachata lesson with Rumbao Latin Dance Company.

Drop-in event
$13/$9.75 Mint members; $1 off before 9 PM


This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown


Thank you to our community partners

Mint to move at mint museum uptown. the atrium is filled with people dancing along to performers singing on a stage

CANCELED: Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night

PLEASE NOTE: This event has been canceled. Please check our page dedicated to updates on COVID-19.

Held on one of the best dance floors in Charlotte, this bi-monthly drop-in event presents varied cultural themes. Mint to Move is not just a dance party; rather, it is an artistic and cultural experience paying tribute to artists and dance forms from Latin, African, and Caribbean countries. 

Adults enjoy four hours of Afro-House, Afro-Cuban, and Latin American dance rhythms with a DJ, live musicians, and unique themes to celebrate multi-cultures, ethnic and gender diversity, dance, visual and performing arts. Samba, salsa, bachata, cha cha, line dance, and step to other dance forms relative to various global communities as well as enjoy other performing and visual arts (i.e., live painting).

Mint to Move offers discount admission before 9 PM and free dance lessons starting at 8 PM. Ballroom, salsa, and other dance programs are welcome. Complimentary snacks and party favors are offered while they last, along with a cash bar.

Community partners include Oneaka Dance Company, ArtSí, the Puerto Rican Society of Charlotte, Rumbao Latin Dance Company, Comité de Fiestas Patrias y Tradiciones de Charlotte, Soy Latino Como Tú, Latin American Chamber of Commerce, LGBT Chamber of Commerce, and the UNCC Department of Africana Studies.

This event will be from 7:30-11:30 PM

New to Mint to Move: Afro House dance lesson at 8 PM with Oneaka Dance Company, followed by salsa and bachata lesson with Rumbao Latin Dance Company.

Drop-in event
$13/$9.75 Mint members; $1 off before 9 PM


This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown


Thank you to our community partners

Mint to move at mint museum uptown. the atrium is filled with people dancing along to performers singing on a stage

Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night

Held on one of the best dance floors in Charlotte, this bi-monthly drop-in event presents varied cultural themes. Mint to Move is not just a dance party; rather, it is an artistic and cultural experience paying tribute to artists and dance forms from Latin, African, and Caribbean countries. 

Adults enjoy four hours of Afro-House, Afro-Cuban, and Latin American dance rhythms with a DJ, live musicians, and unique themes to celebrate multi-cultures, ethnic and gender diversity, dance, visual and performing arts. Samba, salsa, bachata, cha cha, line dance, and step to other dance forms relative to various global communities as well as enjoy other performing and visual arts (i.e., live painting).

Mint to Move offers discount admission before 9 PM and free dance lessons starting at 8 PM. Ballroom, salsa, and other dance programs are welcome. Complimentary snacks and party favors are offered while they last, along with a cash bar.

Community partners include Oneaka Dance Company, ArtSí, the Puerto Rican Society of Charlotte, Rumbao Latin Dance Company, Comité de Fiestas Patrias y Tradiciones de Charlotte, Soy Latino Como Tú, Latin American Chamber of Commerce, LGBT Chamber of Commerce, and the UNCC Department of Africana Studies.

This event will be from 7:30-11:30 PM

New to Mint to Move: Afro House dance lesson at 8 PM with Oneaka Dance Company, followed by salsa and bachata lesson with Rumbao Latin Dance Company.

Drop-in event
$13/$9.75 Mint members; $1 off before 9 PM


This event is located at Mint Museum Uptown


Thank you to our community partners

Mint to move at mint museum uptown. the atrium is filled with people dancing along to performers singing on a stage

Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night

Held on one of the best dance floors in Charlotte, this bi-monthly, drop-in event presents varied cultural themes. Mint to Move is not just a dance party, but rather an artistic and cultural experience paying tribute to visual and performing artists from Latin, African, & Caribbean countries. It is based on artist Sheila Hicks’ “May I Have This Dance?”

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Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night

Held on one of the best floors in Charlotte, this bi-monthly drop-in event presents varied cultural themes. Mint to Move is not just a dance party, but rather an artistic and cultural experience paying tribute to artists and Latin, African, & Caribbean countries. Read More