SAMBAVIVA
SambaViva is New England's premiere Brazilian dance and music ensemble (class every Saturday at 1:30pm at the Dance Complex in Central Square, Cambridge). Learn to party like a Brazilian (their words, not mine)! 

They'll lead the crowd in a samba lesson and then perform two different Brazilian style dances for your viewing pleasure.

 

PAA SECK DIERY
Paa Seck Diery is a griot from Senegal, West Africa. He is an African singer, dancer, drummer, and teacher. Paa is also a performer, choreograher, and composer. 

He'll be performing traditional dance from West Africa with sabar drummers.

 

EMPEROR NORTON'S STATIONARY MARCHING BAND
Combing the rich musical history of the circus and the vagabond peoples of Europe with the raw energy of avant-garde jazz, burning heat of funk and the irreverent fun of today's Vaudeville. They performed at CRASHfest 2017 & they made quite the entrance!

   ClICK HERE  TO WATCH THEM PIED-PIPER THEIR WAY FROM THE RESTAURANT STAGE TO THE MAIN STAGE last year!

ClICK HERE TO WATCH THEM PIED-PIPER THEIR WAY FROM THE RESTAURANT STAGE TO THE MAIN STAGE last year!

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is a Boston based tap dance company, under the direction of choreographer Ian Berg, with the aim of presenting new, cutting-edge tap dance work primarily in the Boston area. 

 

 

 

In between acts in the Foundation Room, don't miss

 

BELLY DANCE PERFORMANCE
Soumaya MaRose entertained CRASHfest crowds in 2016 & 2017, so we'd be crazy not to bring her back again!

 

& MORE

Don't miss getting your photo taken in the Snap Boxx photo booth! Things got cozy in there last year . . .

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SOCIAL ACTION STATION

It's perhaps more important now than ever before to take a stand in what we believe in. And we at CRASHfest believe that immigrants make a positive impact on our country. So World Music/CRASHarts has partnered with Project Citizenship in a letter writing campaign directed at the Director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services to make our voices heard. Stop by the station to make sure your voice is heard too. Write a letter, and we'll mail it off for you. It may be a small step towards equality, but as Dr. Martin Luther King wrote, “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” Do your part.