Ansonia Records Presents – Salsa Con Estilo – Dance Floor Gems from the Vaults: 1950s​-​1980s

Introducing “Ansonia Records Presents – Salsa Con Estilo – Dance Floor Gems from the Vaults: 1950s – 1980s,” a vibrant compilation that traces the musical journey of salsa through the iconic NYC-based Latin label, Ansonia Records and its founder Rafael “Ralph” Pérez. A trailblazer in the U.S. recording industry, Pérez played a pivotal role in shaping the Latin music landscape, particularly during the label’s heyday from the 1950s to the 1970s.


Grab your friends and celebrate the 10th anniversary of Teens Take The Met! Drop in for teen-only activities across the Museum, including art making, performances, music, and more. Discover what you can also do at over 50 NYC cultural and community organizations.

Doors open at 4 pm. Teens Take The Met! is free and open to all teens 13+ with a middle or high school ID. Just show up or RSVP now to get a free ticket to beat the line.

Where: Metropolitan Museum of Art

When: Friday, May 31, 5- 9 pm

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