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Fenómeno Latino: Latin Music’s Global Rise: Evening Festival

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Mall Terrace
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Join us for an evening festival focusing on the rise of Reggaetón, from the urban underground to the global mainstream. Hear live music from DJs, engage in conversation with scholars and practitioners, and participate in civic activities such as voter registration.

*Gift shops are open; food and drink, including adult beverages, are available for purchase on the Mall Terrace.


Main Stage, Mall Terrace

Reggaetón dance lessons from Salsa With Silvia, 5:00 p.m.

Panel discussion on "The Rise of Reggaetón," 6:00 p.m.

  • Petra Rivera-Rideau, Wellesley College
  • Anamaria Sayre, NPR
  • Luis Duarte, Duarte Entertainment
  • DJ Nelson
  • Ashley Mayor, National Museum of American History, moderator


Reggaetón DJ and musical performances, 7:00–9:00 p.m. with DJ Negro, DJ Playero, and Special Guests

Civic Pavilion, Flag Hall, 2 Center

Activities and information from civic organizations, 5:00–9:00 p.m.


Acompáñanos en un festival nocturno centrado en el ascenso del reggaetón, desde el underground urbano hasta la corriente dominante mundial. Escucha música en vivo de DJs, conversa con académicos y profesionales y participa en actividades cívicas como el registro de votantes.

*Las tiendas de regalos están abiertas; alimentos y bebidas, incluidas bebidas para adultos, se encuentran disponibles para su compra en Mall Terrace.


Escenario principal, Mall Terrace

Clases de baile de reggaetón con Salsa With Silvia, 5:00 p.m.

Panel de discusión sobre "El ascenso del reggaetón", 6:00 p.m.

  • Petra Rivera-Rideau, Universidad Wellesley
  • Anamaría Sayre, NPR
  • Luis Duarte, Duarte Entertainment
  • DJ Nelson
  • Ashley Mayor, Museo Nacional de Historia Americana, moderadora

DJ de reggaetón y presentaciones musicales, 7:00–9:00 p.m. con DJ Negro, DJ Playero y invitados especiales

Civic Pavilion, Flag Hall, 2 Oeste

Actividades e información de organizaciones cívicas, 5:00–9:00 p.m.


The National Museum of American History welcomes visitors of all abilities. 
Requests for accessibility services can be made by phone at 202-633-3150 or by email at NMAHPrograms@si.edu. Two weeks prior notice is preferred.

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