By Ayana L Haywood
SOUNDS OF SALSA
On Aug. 23, head to Wagner Park to listen to the salsa sounds of Luisito Carrion and his orchestra as part of the Battery Park City and River to River series. At the age of 13, Carrion started performing with his father’s band, Orqestra Kafe. In his early performances he sang along with Celia Cruz and Santitos Columbus. This Puerto Rican native has recorded many successful songs such as “Renta De Amor” with Salsa Fever and “El Agua” with Bobby Valentin. Showtime is 7 p.m. and admission is free. For more information call (212) 945-0505 or visit .batteryparkcity.org.