Events: Bronx Salsa Festival


The Bronx Salsa Festival kicks off tonight and will run through this Sunday, July 10, with dance-themed events taking place each night until then.

Head over the Pregones Theatre at 7 p.m for a screening of the award-winning documentary "From Mambo To Hip Hop, A South Bronx Tale,” followed by a discussion on the history of salsa music led by film co-producer Elena Martinez and multi-Grammy nominated percussionist Bobby Sanabria. Afterwards, professional dancer and instructor Elvis Collado, winner of the 2010 New York/ New Jersey Salsa Open Championship, and his partner Melanie Castillo lead a demonstration and group lesson.

There's something happening every night until Sunday, and you can check out the full schedule here.