Uptown Bounce

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Free! Join the Museum of the City of New York and El Museo Del Barrio for our fourth annual Uptown Bounce series of free summer block parties. On four consecutive Wednesday evenings, dance to New York DJs, enjoy gallery talks, tours, art workshops, and savor summer drinks and local food.

Rhythm & Power | Wednesday, July 19, 6:00–9:00 pm
Explore the cultural fusion that defines New York style salsa with this fiery mashup of Latin-infused beats from salsa, boogaloo, and merengue to cumbia and Latin disco. 

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I Love the '90s | Wednesday, July 26, 6:00–9:00 pm
Throwback to the '90s with the anthems you loved when you wore snap bracelets and butterfly clips—from grunge and gangsta rap to bubblegum pop and black nail polish punk.

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Icons of the '80s | Wednesday, August 2, 6:00–9:00 pm
Celebrate the decade when hair was big, fashion was bold, and pop superstars reigned in this tribute to musical legends David Bowie, Whitney Houston, and George Michael.

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Latin Disco | Wednesday, August 9, 6:00–9:00 pm
Join us for the finale of Uptown Bounce with this sizzling Latin-inspired '70s dance party featuring unforgettable Latin disco hits and your favorite Fania classics.

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This program is presented in collaboration with El Museo Del Barrio and produced with Rebecca Lynn of Mobile Mondays! Special thanks to the New York International Salsa Congress and our media sponsors, Gothamist and WKTU.  

The events are free and open to the public but pre-registration is required. 
Includes Museum admission.

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