This performance will shake the Green with the best New Orleans rhythms by the bands from Yale University, the Cooperative High School for the Arts, and the Wolfpack Drumline from Amistad High School. Curated by Thomas Duffy, the renowned Director of Bands at Yale. Bring your Mardi Gras beads!!!
Gather on the Green for a musical melting pot featuring Indian classical dance, traditional Hawaiian dance, jazz, gospel, bachata, hip hop, a New Orleans-style parade and Day of the Dead celebration—and more! Food truck vendors, lawn games and seating will be available during the duration of these events. In partnership with the Proprietors of the New Haven Green. With additional support from the New Haven Town Green District.
Unidad Latina en Acción (ULA) will celebrate the Hispanic culture by the performing of Mariachi musicians from the group Mariachi Nuevo Son; and the “Culturas del Pasado, Voces del Presente” (Cultures of the Past, Voices of the Present), a group of elder women from Tlaxcala, Mexico, who will share their Mexican and indigenous traditions.