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LATIN AMERICAN CULTURAL WEEK BEGINS IN NYC

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 , Posted by LATINO EVENTS Y TESPIS MAGAZINE at 1:21 PM


Un calendario repleto de eventos colmará la celebración de la 8va Semana Cultural de América Latina que se realiza del 14 al 25 de Noviembre. Muchas instituciones y grupos artísticos participan en diversos establecimientos culturales de la ciudad. Aqui tienen algunas recomendaciones:




MUSICA 

* November 15

- REGIONAL DE NY: BRAZILIAN CHORO AT BARBES
The Regional de NY brings the sounds of Brazilian choro--the instrumental predecessor to samba--to Park Slope's Barbes! .

- TANGO LOVERS (ENAMORADOS DEL TANGO)
Tango has never been so exciting, dynamic and sensual. Tango Lovers (Enamorados del Tango) from Rio de la Plata will leave you breathless. Symphony Hall, Newark, New Jersey

* November 16

- LACW OFFICIAL OPENING EVENT - ENCUENTRO NYC COLOMBIAN MUSIC FESTIVAL
Pablo and Anna Mayor's annual Colombian music festival, celebrating the best in traditional and modern Colombian music on one stage. Le Poisson Rouge.

- WHIN MUSIC PROJECT - EL SISTEMA UPTOWN
Come to celebrate the successful first year of the Washington Heights and Inwood (WHIN) Music Project, an El Sistema-inspired music program for children and youth in New York City. Founded and directed by David Gracia, WHIN Music Project monumentally commemorates one year of shaping melodies, harmonizing lives and orchestrating dreams. Our Saviour's Atonement Lutheran Church

- GUITAR MUSIC OF LATIN AMERICA
Guitarist Francisco Roldan takes us through a journey of Latin America, from Cuba to Paraguay, Argentina to Puerto Rico, with all of the richness and beauty that's in our countries' music. Teatro La Tea.

- THE HARLEM HELLFIGHTERS ON A LATIN BEAT featuring DANNY RIVERA
Pregones Theater's acclaimed jazz-rag-danza concert commemorating the Puerto Rican players who helped the 369th United States Infantry make music history. Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre.

- ROJO TANGO
Polly Ferman- Piano, Yael Acher "Kat" Modiano- Flute & electronics Ms. Ferman and Ms. Acher-Modiano are both internationally award winning and renown musicians. Their collaboration results in a unique performance that includes Traditional and Contemporary Tango, as well as Electro-acoustic music with screenings of Black & White Latin motion pictures. YM-YWHA of Washington Heights Inwood

* November 21

- HISTORY OF TANGO
Quintet of the Americas, the woodwind quintet champions of music from Latin America, are joined by world-renowned bandoneónist Daniel Binelli and tango master pianist Polly Ferman for a program of music that spans the history of tango from the habanera to Piazzolla and the modern tango. Our Saviour's Atonement Lutheran Church.


* November 24

- GUSTAVO MORETTO SEPTET
Tango, Jazz, Classical Music: Gustavo Moretto's Doctorate in classical composition from Columbia University and his love of jazz, brings tango, jazz and classical music with his new septet into a rich and very unusual mix, powerful and fun at the same time. Teatro La Tea.

* November 22

- The 6th Annual Latin American Piano and Song Festival of NY
A Piano Recital presented by Cesar Reyes, celebrating the anniversaries of Lecuona, Lavista and Diez-Nieto. Greenwich House Music School.

* November 23

YOUNG BRAZILIAN PIANIST ALEYSON SCOPEL
Mr. Scopel in his New York debut performs the world premiere of Almeida Prado's Celestial Charts XV, as well as works by Schubert and Mozart. Carnegie Hall - Weill Recital Hall.


* November 24

_ LACW Official Brooklyn Closing Event CANTOS DE VIDA NUEVA
Cantos de Vida Nueva features music by Chilean composer Javier Farias performed by the choral ensemble, KHORIKOS. The performance will feature video projections by New York artist, Sheri Wills and live dancing at Littlefield Performance+Art Space in Brooklyn.

DANCE

November 15-16

- HEARTBEAT OF LATIN AMERICA/AL RITMO DEL CORAZON LATINO
Mestizo Dance Company with Harold Gutierrez and his band in a new homage to the music and dance of 22 Latin American nations! From November 15 to December 15; Fridays and Saturdays 8pm, Sundays 4pm. Thalia Spanish Theatre.


* November 23

- DANCES AND MUSIC FROM PERU
Estampas Folkloricas Peru presents an amazing and unforgettable concert, with beautiful traditional dances, showing the variety of music and typical costumes from different regions of Peru. Queens Theatre.


- The 8th Annual Latin American Cultural Week Closing Event Event
Ballet Hispanico, The nation's leading Latino dance company returns to the Apollo stage, following last season's sold-out event. Reviewing last year, The New York Times wrote: "it feels like a tradition in the making. Premieres and an enthusiastic audience combine with the Theater's historic vibrations for a sense of special occasion." Highlights for this season include a seductive world premiere, inspired by the beloved Mexican celebration Dia de los Muertos, and the premiere of an all-male dance that turns a playful eye on stereotypes.. Apollo Theater

FASHION

* November 15

- DRESSING THE SCREEN: COSTUME DESIGN IN HOLLYWOOD
Two celebrated costume designers join us to talk about their careers in film. Delgado has collaborated with Pedro Almodovar and was nominated for an Academy Award for Les Misérables. Landis, also an Oscar nominee, worked on Michael Jackson's Thriller and curated the recent V & A exhibition, "Hollywood Costume." A signing of Landis's two most recent books will follow the presentation. Organized in collaboration with the Consulate General of Spain in New York. Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology.


LITERATURA
* November 15

- LAUNCH OF REVIEW 87: MARIO VARGAS LLOSA'S LEGACY/CONTEMPORARY ANDEAN FICTION & ARTS
The launch features bilingual readings by a group of the most important contemporary narrative writers from Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru—Liliana Colanzi, Rodrigo Hasbún, Esteban Mayorga, Giovanna Rivero and Carlos Yushimito—as well as comments by the Review 87 guest editors Eugenio Chang- Rodríguez, Raquel Chang-Rodríguez, and Edmundo Paz Soldán. Americas Society

* November 15

- JUNOT DIAZ BOOK LAUNCH
Word Up Community Bookshop presents Junot Díaz, on the occasion of the release of the deluxe edition of his book This Is How You Lose Her, with illustrations by Jaime Hernandez. United Palace.

ARTE


- COMMON GROUNDS - COFFEE INSPIRED ART FROM AROUND THE WORLD, CURATED BY ANDREA ARROYO
Showcasing traditional and contemporary artists, this exhibition aims to increase awareness of the economic, political, environmental and social impact of the coffee trade in communities around the world. The show features works in an assortment of styles, including meticulously detailed oil paintings by artists from the Mayan villages of Lake Atitlán in Guatemala, as well as humorous, conceptual and political works in drawing, collage, photography, ceramic and animation created by a diverse group of international artists. The Grady Alexis Gallery, El Taller Latino Americano

- TODAY'S WORLD. THE CROWD
Opening of exhibition by Spanish artist, Olga Andrino, a project "born out of love for the world and all who inhabit it, the concern to know the human being, his figure and to seek and investigate those common spaces in which we all eventually meet each other".(Until December 14). Instituto Cervantes.


- INTERACTIVE REBECCA ALVAREZ FLAVIA FIRST SOLO ART EXHIBIT JOURNEY FROM DR TO NYC AND RAFAEL M REYES ARTISTIC POETRY PRESENTATION
Personal artwork of artist's 10 years journey in NYC as a Dominican, and social poetry including music presentation. Centro Civico Cultural Dominicano.


- LOS PRIMOS: RUNS IN THE FAMILY
A gathering with artists Mendoza & Pons, two Venezuelan cousins sharing their intimate thoughts about space and texture. More than 30 pieces of art, including paintings, sculptures and functional art will be on display. Galería Galou Itinerant

- "INTERLACED MEMORIES BY "ANDREA ARROYO"
Award-winning artist Andrea Arroyo presents female-centered works that examine notions of memory, belonging and body image, in an exhibition that creates a conversation between past and present in the restored Audubon Ballroom, built in 1912 and the site of the assassination of Malcolm X in 1965. The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center.


- PINTA
The fair organizers have invited the most prestigious galleries from the United States, Latin America and Europe to participate in this event. Thus, PINTA will be an exclusive fair which will include the participation of fifty select art galleries showing museum-quality works representative of abstract, concrete, neo-concrete, kinetic and conceptual art, as well as of other contemporary art movements.

FILM
* November 18

- INTER-ETHNIC VISIONS: TO BE EQUALLY DIFFERENT," DOCUMENTARY BY THE CINEAST GLORIA ALBUES
Film Screening with Bororo Native People of Mato Grosso, Brazil.
Brazilian Endowment for the Arts.


TEATRO

- ASHÉ," A NEW PLAY BY RICARDO PÉREZ-GONZÁLEZ, DIRECTED BY DAVID MENDIZÁBAL. 

A full length play in English and Spanish, Ashé weaves a magical love story between brothers connected in ways mystical yet oddly familiar. St. Jude Cultural Center

- EL AMOR EN LOS TIEMPOS DE COLERA" (LOVE IN THE TIME OF CHOLERA)
A lyrical, imagistic play based on Gabriel García Márquez's Novel Prize Winning novel focused on an extraordinary, poetic love story. Repertorio Español.

- CITA A CIEGAS" (BLIND DATE)
The destinies of three women and two men mysteriously collide in this popular, critically acclaimed play by Mario Diament. Repertorio Español.

- LA NENA SE CASA" (OUR LITTLE GIRL IS GETTING MARRIED)
A father will do anything to maintain his family's extravagant lifestyle in this cruel comedy by Carlos Ferrari. Repertorio Español.

- BESAME MUCHO
An anthology of songs celebrating the musical contributions of Latin American composers performed by extraordinary singers with live music. Repertorio Español

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