Centered on the '50s mambo craze
, the piece showcases the 13-member troupe's signature virtuosity, theatricality, and exuberance.
Golden's statement came at the tail end of the mambo craze
of the 1950s, a period that beyond signaling the mass popularity of Afro-Cuban mambo (and other styles such as rumba and cha cha cha) was also marked by mass participation of American Jews.
Caribbean Cultural Center to screen "When the Spirits Dance Mambo," a documentary about the 1950s mambo craze
in New York.
If you've heard the single The Mambo Craze
, you know what you're in for.