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Thursday, November 10, 2011 , Posted by LATINO EVENTS Y TESPIS MAGAZINE at 5:55 PM


Hoy comienza la 6ta edición de la Semana Cultural de América Latina en NYC (LACW) con un evento musical en el HIRO Ballroom de Chelsea y se extiende hasta el 17 de Noviembre con una cartelera de teatro, música, arte y cine de varios países latinoamericanos. Polly Ferman, fundadora de LACW en el 2006, y su equipo, agrupan en este festival tanto a artistas establecidos como emergentes y a instituciones culturales a lo largo y ancho de la geografía citadina, desde el Repertorio Español hasta en Carnegie Hall, El Museo del Barrio, El Instituto Cervantes, Queens Theater in the Park y The Americas Society, entre otros. Este semana cultural nos da la oportunidad de programar un paseo por el vibrante mundo de las artes visuales, la musica y el talento con raíces latinoamericanas.
Aqui algunas recomendaciones. Pueden conseguir todo el calendario de eventos visitando la página del festival >> LACW2011.


MUSICA Y CONCIERTOS:

* Nov 11, 8pm
Nilko Andreas at Carnegie Hall
Nilko Andreas, Classical Guitar. Angelica de la Riva, Soprano and Ricardo Martinez conducting The Azlo Orchestra. Ponce, Villa-lobos, Potes, Gutierrez.
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
57th St and Seventh Ave, NYC
Tickets $50 $100.
* Nov 11, 8pm
Tangos and More!
Pianist Max Lifchitz performs tangos and danzas by composers from Cuba, Argentina, Brazil and the US.
Christ and St Stephen's Church
120 West 69th St, NYC.
Free Admission. Handicap Facilities
* Nov 11, 12, 8pm

The Music of Astor Piazzolla
A celebration of the great Argentinean tango master Astor Piazzolla, featuring multi-instrumentalist Paquito D'Rivera who has brought an unprecedented focus on tango's relationship to jazz, and on Piazzolla's central role in its development. Bandoneon master Daniel Binelli, among guest artists.
Rose Theatre-Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
70 N Broadway , NYC (212) 875-5000.
Handicap Facilities
* Nov 12, 8pm

World Music Institute presents Bahia to Brooklyn Dende and Band
Folklore meets funk in this dynamic concert that combines Afro-Brazilian pop music with rhythms of the African Diaspora.
Roulette 509 Atlantic Avenue (corner of 3rd Avenue), Downtown Brooklyn.
212-545-7536. $25; students $20. Handicap Facilities
* Nov. 17, 6:30pm

Maquina Mono (The Monkey Machine) Live @ Drom
Come shake it with this hot Latin rock band! Bilingual songs, a horn section. Music to listen to and dance.
DROM
85 Avenue A (between 5tth & 6th Ave). East Village, Manhattan
Free Admission.
* Nov 17, 5:15 pm :: LACW Brooklyn Closing Event ::

The 4th Annual Latin American Piano and Song Festival NYC Cesar Reyes, Director and Founder
A musical journey from South America to the Caribbean of the most powerful composers and troubadours.
Woody Tanger Auditorium, Brooklyn College Library
2900 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn
Free Admission
* Nov. 17, 7:30pm :: LACW Queens Closing Event ::

History of Tango
Quintet of the Americas (woodwind quintet), Polly Ferman (piano) and Daniel Binelli (bandoneon).
The Salvation Army Temple of Queens
86-07 35th Ave, Jackson Heights
Free Admission. Handicap Facilities
* Nov 18, 8pm :: LACW Manhattan Closing Event ::

PAMAR and the Manhattan Camerata Present, The Tango Fado Project
The Manhattan Camerata will feature special evening of Argentine Tango and Portuguese Fado, with the unique sounds of bandonen and Portuguese guitar. Although Tango and Fado originated in two distant countries, they are closely related in harmony, melody, and their themes. Its only exceptions are in the rhythm and language. The Manhattan Camerata invites you to explore the connections between the two genres with the music of Astor Piazzolla, Amalia Rodrigues, as well as original compositions by Lucia Caruso, Pedro da Silva, and Daniel Binelli.
The Blessed Sacrament Church
152 West 71st Street,between Broadway and Columbus Ave, NYC
$15 general, $10 for students and seniors (Student I.D required) (212) 877 3111
* Nov 18, 7pm

Juan Pons:The Classic Villain
In collaboration with the New York Opera Society. This concert, by internationally renowned dramatic baritone Juan Pons Alvarez, born in Minorca, Balearic Islands, will feature songs in Catalan; This concert is supported by The Institut Ramon Lull and is part of the Catalan Days Festival. Spain Culture New York, Consulate General of Spain in New York
Bruno Walter Auditorium, Lincoln Center
111 Amsterdam Ave, NY

ARTES VISUALES:

* June 14 - January 8, 2011
El Museo's Bienal,The (S) Files 2011
Curated by Elvis Fuentes, Rocio Aranda-Alvarado, and Trinidad Fombella and guest curator Juanita Bermudez, Biennial of the Central American Isthmus.
Museo del Barrio, Las Galerias
1230 Fifth Avenue, NYC.
Fees Vary.
* September 29, 2011- January 15, 2012
MUNTADAS: INFORMATION>>SPACE>>CONTROL
an exhibition of Catalan artist Antoni Muntadas' work. This exhibition is supported by The Institut Ramon Lull and is part of the Catalan Days Festival. Spanish Culture New York. Consulate General of Spain in New York
The Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx.

* September 15- December 10, 2011

Antonio Manuel: I Want to Act, Not Represent!
Curated by Claudia Calirman and Gabriela Rangel, Antonio Manuel: I Want to Act, Not Represent! will be the artist's first solo show in the United States. Antonio Manuel (b. 1947) is one of the most important Brazilian artists of the 1960s and 1970s. The featured paintings, installations, films and photographs will highlight Manuel's significant role in performance and post medium art. In addition, the exhibition will emphasize Manuel's work as a powerful liberating force from political repression. A series of public programs will accompany this exhibition
Americas Society
680 Park Ave, NYC.
Free Admission. Handicap Facilities
* Exhibition Oct 3 - Dec 15

VIVA AMERICA! A celebration of Hispanic Heritage
Celebrating its 40th anniversary throughout 2011, SUNY/Empire State College, Metropolitan Center, will host the exhibition Viva America! A Salute to Hispanic Heritage. Raul Manzano is the curator of the exhibition
Empire State College
177 Livingston St. 6th floor, Brooklyn
Free Admission. Handicap Facilities
* Oct 13 - Dec13

Los mundos de Gonzalo Torrente Ballester
On the hundredth anniversary of the birth of Torrente Ballester, this exhibition presents a faithful portrait of the renowned Spanish writer.
Instituto Cervantes
49th Street NYC
Free Admission. Handicap Facilities
* Oct 6 - Nov 19

Tues - Sat: 10:30 am - 6pm
"Tissue of Life" Wood Sculpture Exhibition at Kouros Gallery
Wood Sculpture by Pilar Ovalle of Chile at Kouros Gallery . An itinerary exhibition currently at The Embassy of Chile in Washington, DC. Under the auspices of Direción de cultura del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Chile.
Kouros Gallery
23 East 73rd St NYC
212-288-5888, Free Admission. Handicap Facilities
* Nov 9 - Jan 7

Times of crisis are also times in which life extends into the streets. The artists in this exhibition have created gestures that address social interaction, economic reaction, and the street as stage or object worthy of aesthetic intervention.
BRIC Rotunda Gallery
33 Clinton St, Brooklyn.
Free Admission.
* Nov 10-17
"Aqui y Ahora; A Singular Work"
Pedro Martin deClet known for his powerful political renderings in sculpture and abstract paintings presents at DWYERCC a down-sized mural.
Dwyer Cultural Center
258 St. Nicholas Ave, Harlem
Free Admission. Handicap facilities
* Nov 10, 6-8pm

"Naturalia" photography on aluminum by Elisa Pritzker
Reception for American, born in Argentina Elisa Pritzker exhibiting works in the Project Space related to her natural surroundings
Franklin 54 Gallery + Projects
526 West 26th St, #403
Free Admission. handicap Facilities
* Nov 12, 10am-2pm

The Sum of the Days/La suma de los dias. November 3rd-December 3rd
Join us for brunch and a viewing of the solo exhibition of Martin La Rosa, featuring the artist's most recent paintings.
Praxis Gallery
541 West 25th Street, NYC
Please RSVP 212.772.9478. Free Admission. handicap Facilities
* Nov 14, 6:30-8pm
Dominican Impressionist folk Painting Exhibit with a Cultural Literary Interactive Presentation
The exhibit will present bucolic Scenes such as trees, houses and country living by well known Dominican painters & poetry reading
Centro Civico Cultural Dominicano
619 West 145th Street, Suite 201. NYC
Free Admission.

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