Join us for Crosstown Getdown, a new monthly dance series at Crosstown Concourse. Each month will feature a new dance theme with free lessons followed by music and dancing.
This month: Salsa Dancing!
Meet up in the Central Atrium by the staircase. Corey Strong with Baila! Memphis Dance Company will provide a FREE salsa lesson from 6-7 pm. And then DJ Antonio Quin of Bohemian Africana will spin tunes for a salsa dance party from 7-8 pm.
Corey Strong boasts over 15 years of Latin dancing experience having danced and taught throughout the US and on four continents. He co-founded Baila! Memphis Productions with his brother Ramel in 2015 and is a guest instructor with Baila! Memphis Dance Company. He is known for his energetic and creative dancing style as well as his thorough, entertaining, and approachable teaching method.
He is also the Director of Special Projects at Shelby County Schools and the Chairman of the Shelby County Democratic Party.
About Antonio Quin:
Antonio Quin is the founder and director of Bohemian Africana, an interdisciplinary educational center dedicated to transformational work that combines creative and critical skills with educational curricula and multimedia.
Drawing upon social and historical research, folklore, and mythology, the center connects the arts and humanities to community life. By collaborative artistic efforts, the center seeks to raise cultural awareness through dramatic performance, music and literary criticism, the visual arts, dance, DJ’ing and other multimedia presentations.
Antonio Quinn is a multimedia and interdisciplinary artist. He holds a B.A. in Sociology from Texas A & M and a M.A. in Liberal Studies from the University of Memphis.