Music & Dance

Sunday, November 11, 3:00pm
MAX LIFCHITZ UP CLOSE!
The Grammy nominated North/South Chamber Orchestra performs a program of music by pianist/composer/scholar/conductor Max Lifchitz, founder of the orchestra in 1980, in honor of the composer’s 70th birthday. A graduate of the Juilliard School and Harvard University, Mexican-born Lifchitz is a passionate promoter of the great chamber music of the Americas.
Free Admission
Christ & St Stephen's Church
120 West 69th St,(between Broadway and Columbus) Manhattan
www.northsouthmusic.org
www.csschurch.org

Monday, November 12, 6:00pm
AGUSTIN MURIAGO - PIANO CONCERT
Argentine pianist Agustín Muriago in concert is equally passionate as a performer, pedagogue, and scholar. As a prize winner of the 2008 Teachers del Norte-Pianists del Sur (Teachers of the North - PIanists of the South) auditions under the direction of Mirian Conti, he continued his studies in the United States, earning degrees in piano performance from The Hartt School (DMA), New York University (MM), and Rowan University (BM summa cum laude)
Free admission - RSVP Required: rsvp@cnyor.com
Yamaha Artists Center
689 5th Ave # 3, Manhattan (between 54 and 55 Street)
www.cnyor.mrecic.gov.ar
www.agustinmuriago.com

Tuesday, November 13, 6:00pm
LATIN AMERICAN CULTURAL WEEK OPENING EVENT

Tango, The Song of The Soul
Argentine tango vocalist Andrea Eletti and Argentine pianist and composer Gabriel de Pedro, come together to perform repertoire from Carlos Gardel, Astor Piazzolla, Anibal Troilo, Mariano Mores, Hector Stamponi, Homero Manzi, and Francisco De Caro. Andrea Eletti (Argentine singer and producer of many tango dance and music events and recordings)and Gabriel de Pedro (Argentine composer, pianist, and professor) will demonstrate tango’s poetry, soul, and rhythm.
www.facebook.com/AndreaElettiOficial
www.gabrieldepedro.com

INTERMISSION

Andes Infinitos (Infinte Andes)
Indigenous singer/guitarist/percussionist Maryta de Humahuaca from Jujuy, Argentina in her New York debut. The concert begins with a ceremonial song in homage to the Pachamama, deity of the Andean ancestral peoples. With incense and myrrh, Maryta enters the stage taking the audience through the aroma, sound, costumes and images to a deep space. With sounds of the Andean "box" (an Andean drum) she sings coplas ("couplets") and bagualas (a type of folk music originating in NE Argentina) referring to the seasons and ceremonies that accompany the course of the earth's life cycle. To the strings of the guitar she adds the poems and melodies of Argentine singer, songwriter, guitarist, and writer Atahualpa Yupanqui (1908-1992) and popular singer Mercedes Sosa (1935-2009), Argentine singer and one of the preeminent exponents of nueva canción - "new song".
Facebook/MarytadeHumahuaca

Free Admission - RSVP Required
RSVP Here
Consulate General of Argentina
12 W 56th St, Manhattan

Thursday, November 15, 7:00pm
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF ASTOR PIAZZOLLA
The all-female ensemble, Quartetto Tomassini, redefines the boundaries of what a string quartet typically plays by performing the dynamic Tango. They lead their audiences through a rhythmic, sensual journey from the 1880’s gentlemen’s lounges in Buenos Aires to present day NYC. These four powerhouse musicians have shared stages with Marc Anthony, Gloria Estefan, Wynton Marsalis, Chucho Valdes, Thalia, Cachao, and Paquito D'Rivera.
Admission: $20, $10 Students/Seniors.
Online Tickets
New Stage Performance Space
36 West 106 Street, Manhattan (just west of Central Park West), Manhattan
www.quartettotomassini.com

Friday November 16
6:30pm
PIANIST VLADIMIR PETROV: FROM RUSSIA TO MEXICO
US debut of Russian-born pianist, resident of San Luís Potosí, Mexico since the age of 3, and 2018 Gold Prize Winner of the Vigo International Piano Competition (Spain), Petrov has performed at the Great Hall of the Moscow State Conservatory, in the Bolshoi Theatre, the Mariinsky Theatre, the Salle Cortot in Paris, as well as Spain, Holland, Belarusia, Canada, Germany, Mexico, Poland, Romania, and Switzerland. Petrov will perform works by Villa-Lobos, Ginastera, as well as Prokofiev, Rachmaninov, Ravel, and others.
www.facebook.com/people/Vladimir-Petrov

-INTERMISSION-

7:30pm
PASSION & SPIRITUALITY: ART SONGS FROM SPAIN & MEXICO INSPIRED BY MYSTIC POETRY
Vocalists Anna Tonna and Conchi Moyano join pianist Max Lifchitz for an intimate evening featuring songs inspired by poetry of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz (1648-95, Mexico) and Saint Teresa of Avila (1515-1582, Spain), by Joaquin Rodrigo, Carlos Surinach, Federic Mompou, Manuel de Sumaya, Eduardo Hernandez Moncada and Max Lifchitz. World premiere by Igor Escudero

Suggested Donation $20.00 for both events
Online Donation Here
Saint Peter's Church / Iglesia de Sion
619 Lexington Ave (at East 54 Street), Manhattan
www.northsouthmusic.org
www.annatonna.com
www.facebook.com/conchimoyano.soprano.5

Saturday, November 17, 7:00pm
TANGO FADO DUO: DANIEL BINELLI & PEDRO DA SILVA
Exploring the relationship between the sensuality of Argentine tango and the passion of Portuguese fado, melancholic music accompanied by Portuguese guitar, bandoneonist Daniel Binelli and Portuguese guitarist Pedro da Silva interweave the traditional sounds of their instruments at the heart of both styles. The concert will include new interpretations of classics from each genre as well as original compositions..
Admission: $20, $10 Students/Seniors
Online Tickets Here
New Stage Performance Space
36 West 106 St, Manhattan (just west of Central Park West)
www.danielbinelli.com
www.pedrodasilva.com
www.newstagetheatre.org

Saturday, November 17, 6:45pm set 1, 8:15pm set 2
ENCUENTRO NYC (ENCOUNTER NYC) COLOMBIAN MUSIC FESTIVAL. "ROOTS PART 1: SPAIN, A MULTICULTURAL ENCUENTRO”
Encuentro NYC Colombian Music Festival at ID Studio Theater, the newest arts space in the Bronx, with music and dance presentations highlighting the history of Colombian music. Part 1 of the Roots series traces Colombian joropo to its Spanish and Indigenous roots with guests Rebeca Tomás/A Palo Seco Flamenco Company with artists Gregorio Uribe (accordion, big band), Daniel Fetecua (dance), Pablo Mayor (piano, composition) and the Folklore Urbano NYC Trio.
Tickets in advance, Sets 1 and 2 $30 per set (includes pre-concert reception),$10 post-concert dance party with food for sale and recorded music
Online Tickets Here
ID Studio Theater,
311 East 140th Street, Bronx (4, 5, or 6 train to 138 Street Station)
www.encuentronyc.com
www.apalosecoflamenco.com
www.idstudiotheater.org

Sunday, November 18 - 2:00pm
TANGO, INHERITANCE AND MODERNISM
The history of tango is demonstrated in this intimate “informance”, from its origins to contemporary times, through its dance, music and lyrics, three intertwined elements that make up tango. Andrea Eletti (Argentine singer and producer of many tango dance and music events and recordings) and Gabriel de Pedro (Argentine composer, pianist, and professor) will demonstrate tango’s poetry, soul, and rhythm.
Free Admission - RSVP required:
RSVP HERE
NYPL - Inwood Branch
4790 Broadway,(at Cumming Street, more-or-less 203 Street), Manhattan. A Train to Dyckman Street Station
www.gabrieldepedro.com
facebook.com/AndreaElettiOficial
www.nypl.org

Sunday, November 18, 7:00pm
LATIN AMERICA & SPAIN WITHIN A PIANO, A VOICE AND A CELLO
Piano, cello, and voice concert featuring works by de Falla, Piazzolla, Zyman, Montsalvatge and Guastavino and performed by Carla López-Speziale (mezzo-soprano - Mexico), Martin Fett (cello - US) and Juan Pablo Horcasitas (piano - Mexico). Enjoy a journey through Spain, Argentina, and Mexico!
Admission $25
ONLINE TICKETS
The Performance Space at The Diller-Quaile School of Music,
24 E 95th St, Manhattan
www.horcasitasjp.com
www.carlalopezspeziale.com
www.martinfett.com
Sunday, November 18, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
ANNETTE A AGUILAR & STRINGBEANS LATIN BRAZILIAN JAZZ QUINTET CELEBRATES LATIN AMERICAN CULTURAL WEEK
Performance and drums workshop also celebrating Thanksgiving and Faith Ringgold's books We Came to America. For Info: aguilastringbeans@hotmail.com
Free Admission
Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling
898 St. Nicholas Avenue at 155th Street, Manhattan
www.sugarhillmuseum.org
www.aguilarstringbeans.com

Monday, November 19, 7:30pm
THE 11TH ANNUAL LATIN AMERICAN PIANO AND SONG FESTIVAL OF NY
Pianist and musicologist César Reyes, a graduate of Mexico’s National Conservatory, who has presented lecture-recitals on piano music of Mexico throughout Europe and the U.S., celebrates the music of Mexican composer Manuel M Ponce on the 70th anniversary of his death. Ponce is considered the father of Mexican nationalistic music.
Admission $15
wikipedia.org/wiki/Manuel_Ponce
Greenwich House Music School.
46 Barrow St, Manhattan
latinopiano.blogspot.com

Monday, November 19, 7:00pm
VENEZUELA’S NEW WAVE: EDDY MARCANO & THE ACOUSTIC QUARTET
A journey through the variety and richness of Venezuelan music, from traditional - joropo, merengue, waltz - to new creations of composers such as Alberto Valderrama, Baden Goyo, Gustavo Caruci, Ibrahim Bracho, to the new wave of the unforgettable Aldemaro Romero.Baden Goyo, piano/Music Direction; Layo Puentes, contrabass; Jorge Glem, cuatro; Juan Leal, maracas, Special Guests, Igor García, violín, and MV Caldera, voice.
General Admission: $20, $10 Seniors/Students
ONLINE TICKETS
Cornerstone/Our Saviour's Atonement Lutheran Church
178 Bennett Ave, Manhattan (A train to 190 Street Station or 1 train to 191 Street Station)
www.eddymarcano.com

Tuesday, November 20, 6:00pm
UNFORGETTABLE NIGHT WITH BINELLI, FERMAN, DANIELSON
Legendary bandoneón master Daniel Binelli of Argentina, bandoneón player for the last ensemble of composer Astor Piazzolla, and his longtime partner, acclaimed Uruguayan-born pianist Polly Ferman, are joined by Grammy and Latin Grammy winning violinist Nick Danielson for a soulful program of traditional and original compositions from Argentina, including works from the new Binelli-Danielson album "Nostalgias".
Free admission - RSVP Required
RSVP HERE
Consulate General of Argentina
12 W 56th St, Manhattan
www.cnyor.mrecic.gov.ar
www.danielbinelli.com
www.pollyferman.net
www.facebook.com/nick.danielson.35

Tuesday, November 20, 7:00pm
FLAMART’S AFRO-LATIN CONCERT SERIES: CANCIONES DE MI TIERRA
Afro-Latin Concert Series debuts at LACW with Canciones de mi Tierra (Songs of My Land), a rhythmical, romantic, and sensuous program highlighting the many influences that fused to create Latin American music. Featuring Raul Orlando Edwards (baritone from Panama), Baden Goyo (pianist from Venezuela), and others. (FLAMART - Featuring Latin American Music and ART - is a Houston-based organization promoting IberoAmerican arts.)
Admission: $20, $10 Students/Seniors
ONLINE TICKETS
New Stage Performance Space.
36 West 106 Street, Manhattan (just West of Central Park West)
www.flamart.org
www.badengoyo.com

Tuesday, November 20, 8:30pm
CRISTINA MORRISON, THE BARONESS OF JAZZ
Singer/songwriter/actress Cristina (Galapagos/Quito/New York), the Baroness of Jazz, returns to the Guadalupe Inn (“Bushwick’s Mexican Supper Club”) to perform the best compositions from her previous world jazz records, I LOVE, and BARONESA, and to share a sneak preview of her upcoming album, IMPREDECIBLE (UNPREDICTABLE). An eclectic journey through world & Latin jazz music
Cover $10
Reservations Here
Guadalupe Inn
1 Knickerbocker Ave at Johnson St, Brooklyn (L Train to Morgan Avenue
www.cristinamorrison.com
www.guadalupeinnbk.com

Wednesday, November 21, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
TANGO 2X4
Tango 2X4 brings together two master musicians and four extraordinary dancers for a memorable pre-Thanksgiving evening that upends tango stereotypes and explores the true nature of tango music & dance. Internationally acclaimed tango pianist Polly Ferman and bandoneonist Daniel Binelli with NY top tango dancers Mariana Parma, Karina Romero, Leonardo Sardella & Walter Perez will make this Thanksgiving celebration unforgettable.
Admission: $25 per person Includes Dinner and Performance.
Semi Formal Attire: Black, White and Red
RSVP and Payment is due by Friday, November 16th.
Contact Marilyn Pacheco @ 212-342-9224
This program is sponsored by the Isabella Institute for Older Adults
Isabella Geriatric Center
515 Audubon Avenue, Manhattan (1 block east of # 1 train 191 Street Station)
www.isabella.org
www.binelli-ferman.com
Walter Perez
Leonardo Sardella
www.marianaparma.com
www.karinaromerotango.com

Tuesday, November 27, 6:00pm
MANU SIJA: ARGENTINE FOLKLORIST AND MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST
Argentine folklorist and multi-instrumentalist (violin, guitar, percussion, bass, as well as accordion, bandoneon, winds, tabla, piano and song) Manu Sija has been making music in his native Tucumán, Argentina since age 7. Sija presents his new musical production, showing influences as diverse as Jean Luc Ponty, Pat Metheny, Violeta Parra, Mercedes Sosa, Chick Corea, and others. He was a scholarship student at Berklee College of Music, Boston. His music ranges from South American folk music to world jazz.
Free admission. RSVP Required: auditorium@cnyor.com
Consulate General of Argentina
12 West 56th St, Manhattan
Cnyor.mrecic.gov.ar
manusija.bandcamp.com

Film
Thursday, November 15, 6:00pm
UP CLOSE WITH FILMMAKER JULIA SOLOMONOFF
An intimate evening with Argentine filmmaker Julia Solomonoff, introducing her film "Nobody's watching / Nadie nos mira" (2017 Tribeca Film Festival Award for Best Actor (Guillermo Pfening). Solomonoff’s touching feature film presents a portrait of immigrant solitude.
Free admission - RSVP required: film@cnyor.com
Consulate General of Argentina
12 W 56th St, Manhattan
Film Trailer
www.cnyor.mrecic.gov.ar
Multidisciplinary
Wednesday, November 14, 6:00 - 8:00pm
A COSTA RICAN CULTURAL EXPERIENCE
Learn about and appreciate Costa Rica's food, folklore, geography, history, and dance at this interactive/participatory event. There will be food, dance, music, and the audience can come in traditional costumes. For more information contact us cccdominicano@aol.com (The Dominican Cultural Civic Center celebrates a different country every 2nd Wednesday of the month)
Free Admission
619 W 145th St., Manhattan (between Broadway & Riverside Drive). # 1 Train to 145 Street.
www.cccdominicano.org

Tango Classes
Wednesday, November 14 & 21, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
TANGO by AZUL IF & RUBER PORTO
If you want to have an approach to the world of Tango, come and dance with us. From the first steps to advanced sequences. You can experience the magic of tango by the hand of two professional dancers from Argentina. (All levels are welcome).
Admission: $20
SIGN UP HERE
Dardo Galletto Studios
151 West 46th Street, 11th floor, (btw. Broadway & 6th Ave.), Manhattan
www.azultangoargentino.com
dardogallettostudios.com

Saturday, November 17, 10:00am - 11:30am
WOMEN IN TANGO: WOMEN'S WORKOUT
Join us in this Argentine tango session. Come and learn more about the elegant role of women in tango. This is a dance lesson designed to explore the technique with focus on developing each dancer’s individual’s strengths and characteristics and contributions to the dance. The principal objective will be dancing with ease and musicality, being able to follow the leader but also to bring personality to the dance floor. (All levels are welcome).
Admission: $35
SIGN UP HERE
Dardo Galletto Studios
151 West 46th Street, 11th floor, (btw. Broadway & 6th Ave.), Manhattan
www.azultangoargentino.com
dardogallettostudios.com

Saturday, November 17, 4:00-6:00pm
TANGO FOR COUPLES
Tango and Date Class for couples of any gender. Learn how tango opens the door to communication, body awareness, and sensuality. A perfect afternoon with your date as you take your first steps together in this intricate dance, made accessible by the brilliant teaching of master dance teachers Sergio Segura and Natalie Laruccia, who are among the “great” in contemporary tango teaching.
Admission: $65 per couple
ONLINE TICKETS HERE
Pearl Studios
500 8th Avenue (between 35th and 36th Streets) 12th floor, Manhattan
www.pearlstudiosnyc.com

Monday, November 19, 7:00-9:00pm
TANGO CRASH COURSE
An intensive two hour crash course for people who want to learn the challenging - yet ACHIEVABLE! - basics of tango in one day. Students will be introduced to the basics they need to dance with elegance and style. This course will be taught by (Sergio Segura and Natalie Laruccia
Admission: $30
ONLINE TICKETS HERE
Pearl Studios
500 8th Avenue (between 35th and 36th Streets) 12th floor, Manhattan
www.pearlstudiosnyc.com

Monday, November 19, 7:30-9:30pm
Tango lesson 7:30pm
Tango practica: 8:30pm to 9:30pm.
TANGO by AZUL IF & RUBEN PORTO
Dance with Azul & Ruben in this argentine venue at Forest Hills. Attend to the tango dance lesson and stay to keep dancing and practicing the steps you just learned. If you wish, you can also dine or share a glass of wine... Come to join us. (Not couple necessary. For all skills levels.)
Admission: $20
SIGN UP HERE
Buenos Aires Tango Argentine Steak House
111- 08 Queens Blvd, Forest Hills
www.azultangoargentino.com

Literature
Friday, November 9, 6:30pm
BITTER LAUGHTER: GRAPHIC NOVELS FROM LATIN AMERICA & SPAIN
ViceVersa Magazine presents the third edition of Bitter Laughter, a dive into graphic novels from Latin America and Spain, which historically tend to address controversial political, cultural, and social issues. Join Argentinian cartoonist, writer and humorist Darío Adanti, editor and co-founder of the satirical magazine Mongolia; Puerto Rican graphic novelist Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, author of the graphic novel “Reconstruction”; and Spanish comic book artist and illustrator Belén Ortega, awarded for her work in the Manga genre.
Free Admission - RSVP Required:
RSVP HERE
Frederick P. Rose Auditorium at The Cooper Union
(41 Cooper Square) Manhattan
Cnyor.mrecic.gov.ar
www.bitterlaughter.com
www.viceversa-mag.com

Monday, Nov. 19, 6:30-8:00pm
INTERACTIVE CULTURAL LITERARY MONDAYS/LUNES CULTURALES LITERARIOS INTERACTIVOS
OPEN MIC. Coordinator: Gladys Montolio. Contact CCCD if you would like to participate with your poem, short story or song: cccdominicano@aol.com
Free Admission
Dominican Cultural Civic Center
619 W 145th St., Manhattan (between Broadway & Riverside Drive). # 1 Train to 145 Street.
www.cccdominicano.org

Visual Arts
On View September 13, 2018 – January 27, 2019
REALITY OR FICTION? LILIANA PORTER: OTHER SITUATIONS
Other Situations is a non-linear survey of Porter’s (born 1941, Buenos Aires) work from 1973 to 2018, which explores the conflicting boundaries between reality and fiction, and the ways in which images are circulated and consumed. Among the significant pieces included in the exhibition are Porter’s 1970s photographs alluding to space and the body, and more recent works like the “Forced Labor” series, in which the artist utilizes miniature figurines to make a statement about reality, labor and self-awareness. Under the patronage and support of the Consulate General of Argentina.
Suggested Gallery Admission -$9 Adults, $5 Students/Seniors
Free for Members and children under 12. Free for Seniors on Wednesdays
El Museo del Barrio
1230 5th Ave, Manhattan, (between 104 and 105 Streets)
www.lilianaporter.com
www.elmuseo.org

Thursday, November 1, 6:00pm
ART EXHIBITION: AMONG THE FLORA AND THE OLYMPIC GAMES OF ARGENTINA
Inauguration of the exhibition “Jacaranda" by painter Cristina Corolla and "Momentum: Intersections in Sports" by urban photographer Sergio Castiglione. Coroleu paints Argentina flora, influenced by Japanese gouache. Castiglione’s exhibition is inspired by the 2018 Argentinian Youth Olympic Games.
Admission - RSVP Required: galleries@cnyor.com
Consulate General of Argentina
12 West 56th St, Manhattan
Cnyor.mrecic.gov.ar
www.cristinacoroleu.com.ar
www.sergiocastigliones.com.ar

November 13-17
Cummunity Class, November 13 - 16, 5:00pm-8:00pm
Culminating Event, November 17, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
EVOCATIONS. ANNETTE NANCARROW’S ART AND LIFE
This workshop is part of the Mexican performance artist Cynthia Granados Posada’s ongoing commitment to rescuing the stories of women artists who were sometimes overshadowed by men. Participants will be inspired by US-born painter and jeweler Annette Nancarrow (1907-91), who lived most of her life in Mexico, to create a collective artwork
Free Admission to Participate
Admission to the Museum: $10.00 / $8.00 for Students and Members
Morris-Jumel Mansion
65 Jumel Terrace, Manhattan (A train to 168 Street Station)
www.cynthiagp.com
www.morrisjumel.org
www.wordsandpaint.com/annette-nancarrow

Friday November 16, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
RAFAELA LUNA: UNTRUE BELIEFS AND STEREOTYPES
Dominican visual artist Rafaela Luna's solo show, refers to words that illustrate “stereotypes”. Stereotypes divide people and create negative perceptions based on race, ethnicity, gender or physical appearance. This exhibition seeks to develop an awareness in the viewer of how we stereotype others when observing them.
Free Admission
Rio II Gallery
583 Riverside Dr # 1, at the spectacularly renovated Broadway Housing Communities, Manhattan (between 135 and 136 Streets) (212) 568-2030
www.bhc.org
www.rafaelaluna.com

Monday, November 19, 2018 6:00-8:00pm
LATIN WOMEN IN THE ARTS EXHIBIT paintings, photos
Curator: Luz Campos
This exhibition showcases the prolific aspects and impacts of LATIN/LATINAS WOMEN in the arts through different mediums. The exhibit will be open from November 6th to November 28th The opening reception will be on November 19th. There will be food, wine, and music to celebrate Latin Women in the arts.
Free Admission - For more information contact us: cccdominicano@aol.com
Dominican Cultural Civic Center
619 W 145th St., Manhattan (between Broadway & Riverside Drive). # 1 Train to 145 Street.
www.cccdominicano.org