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Artist's Talk

November 18, 6:30pm
PINTA Art Fair Launch: The PINTA Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art Fair 2009 launch features a discussion with Guatemalan artist Darío Escobar. His most recent group shows include: Venice Biennial 2009; The Hours: Visual Arts of Contemporary Latin America, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia; and Poetics of the Handmade, MOCA, Los Angeles. Free admission .RSVP 212 277-8359.
The Americas Society, 680 Park ave. (at 68th St). RSVP www.americas-society.org

November 21, 6:00pm
Artist talk by Artemio: The work of Artemio (Mexico, 1977) explores the ideas of piracy, appropriation and mass media through video, installation and sculpture. He belongs to a generation of artists whose aesthetics echoes on the mid-90´s Mexican social and political circumstances. Artemio will discuss his latest project that include his solo shows in Lima and Bogotá. Presented by The Mexican Cultural Institute, the Mexico Tourism Board and Y Gallery. Free admission. PINTA Art fair. VIP lounge. Metropolitan Pavillion. 125 W 18 St. NYC. www.ygallerynewyork.com www.lavitrina.com


November 21, 7:00 – 9:00pm, El Cafe
SPIC UP/SPEAK OUT! : Latino Spoken Word Open Mic El Museo’s acclaimed spoken word series kicks off with poet and author Emanuel Xavier and a lineup of renowned voices in the discipline: Caridad de la Luz aka La Bruja, Mahina Movement and Edwin Torres. Audience members are encouraged to get on stage and spic up. Free admission.
RSVP required, 1230 5th ave. visit www.elmuseo.org


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Arts Fairs

Nov 19 - 22
Open for viewing, Nov 20, 21 & 22.
PINTA: Coinciding with Christie’s and Sotheby’s Latin Americanart auctions and with important exhibitions in museums and cultural institutions in New York. Students $10,groups of 8+ $10each.The_Metropolitan Pavillion, 125W 18th St, Be t6th & 7th ave NYC.
The Altam Bldg, 135W 18th St. www.pintaart.com

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Auctions

November 17 -18
CHRISTIE’S Latin American Art Day Sale: leader in Latin American art.
Auctions Times: Nov 17, 6:30pm. Nov 18, 10 am. Viewing Times: Nov 13, 14, 10am-5pm. Nov 15 1pm-5pm, Nov 16, 10am-12pm, Nov 17, 10am-12pm. Sale: 2054 Rockefeller Center. www.christies.com

Nov 18, 7pm, Nov 19, 10am,
SOTHEBY’S SALE OF LATIN AMERICAN ART:
Sale:N08595.
Exhibition: Nov 14, 10am,- 5pm / Nov 15, 1pm – 5pm,
Nov 16, 10am – 1pm / Nov 17, 10am – 5pm / Nov 18, 10am – 1pm
1334 York Ave. www.sotheby’s.com


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Music/Dance

November 9, 12 noon -2pm LACW Gala Opening Event
PAMAR and arts>World Financial Center Present: “Latin American Piano Festival”: Participating artists are Argentina's Carlos Franzetti, presenting Latin Jazz, American Allison Brewster Franzetti, performing Classical music, Mexican Max Lifchitz, playing Contemporary classical, Argentina's Octavio Brunetti, performing Tango and Uruguay's Polly Ferman, presenting traditional Latin music. The pianists, representing a wide range of piano styles and genres of Latin music, will perform solos, pieces for 2 pianos, as well as 4 and 8 hand pieces. Also participating are tango dancers Karina Romero and Dardo Galletto. Free admission. The World Financial Center Winter Garden. Lower Manhattan in the Heart of Battery park. www.WorldFinancialCenter.com www.pamar.org

November 8, 3pm
NORTH / SOUTH CONSONANCE: Villa -Lobos: Modinhas & Canções
Stela Brandao, soprano & Max Lifchitz, pianist.Complete cycle of art songs by the Brazilian master marking the 50th anniversary of the composer's passing. Free admission and first come, first served. Christ & St Stephen's Church, 120 West 69th St (bet Bway & Columbus) 212-663-7566 www.northsouthmusic.org

November 10, 7:00pm
Heitor Villa-Lobos Celebration II: The second concert of our celebration of Villa-Lobos explores his lesser-known and rarely heard early chamber works for voices and instruments, including the Suite for violin and voice; the Sextuor Mystique; the Quatuor for harp, celesta, flute, and sax with voices; and the Poêma da criança e sua mamâ.
The Americas Society, 680 Park ave. (at 68th St.) Free admission. RSVP. www.americas-society.org

November 11, 7:30pm- 9:30pm
Latin Jazz Session with Sofia Rei Koutsovitis: Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sofia Rei Koutsovitis is an active vocalist and composer her music is grounded in traditional South American rhythms such as chacarera and zamba from Argentina, Afro-peruvian festejo and lando, along with some Brazilian genres that merge involving jazz harmonies and rich improvisations. $10 buy tickets @ artered.org. ELLA Lounge, 9 Avenue A ( between First and Second Street). www.artered.org www.sofiamusic.com

November 12, 8pm
Samba! Mariela Pacchioli Trio: Mariela Pacchioli takes you into a tour of Samba – an exciting, fun, rhythmic and sometimes melancholic music born in the heart of Brazil. $10, plus a minimum of $10 for food or drink.
Via Della Pace 48 East 7th Street and 2nd Ave, East Village. www.myspace.com/marielapacchioli

November 13, Midnight
URBANSONORA @ La Kueva: New York Based Latin Alternative group, Urbansonora, performs at the seminal Latin music venue on Queens Blvd, La Kueva. Urbansonora is an eclectic group of musicians, inspired by a vast and rich source of musical traditions underscored by the brilliant repertoire of Gustavo Moncada. 39-31 Queens Blvd. Queens,
(7 train toward Flushing, to 40th Street Station stop). Admission $10. Handicap Accessible. www.myspace.com/urbansonora

November 14, 3 pm
NORTH / SOUTH CONSONANCE: Carlos Chavez: A Celebration!
Rachel Rosales, soprano; Claudia Schaer, violin; Bruce Wang, cello; Nuiko Wadden, harp; & Max Lifchitz, pianist, perform works of Carlos Chávez. Series: Lincoln Center 50 Years. Free admission and first come, first served.
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. 40 Lincoln Center Plaza. 212-870-1630. http://www.nypl.org/research/calendar/prog/lpa/plistlpa2.cfm

November 16, 10am
Celebrating Music from Latin America: A concert by Quintet of the Americas (woodwind quintet) with guest artist, tango singer Chris Vasquez in music from Latin America including pieces from Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Argentina,Ecuador, Venezuela, and Cuba. Free admission. Handicap Accessible.
Catholic Charities Bayside Senior Center 221-15 Horace Harding Boulevard. www.quintet.org


November 16, 1pm
Celebrating Music from Latin America: A concert by Quintet of the Americas (woodwind quintet) with guest artist, tango singer Chris Vasquez in music from Latin America including pieces from Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Argentina,Ecuador, Venezuela, and Cuba. Free admission. Handicap Accessible.
Community Mediation Services,Inc 89-64 163rd St. Jamaica NY. www.quintet.org

November 16, 7pm
Instituto Superior de Arte del Teatro Colón: For the third year running, a group of talented young musicians from the ISATC, the training institute of the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, join us for an evening of opera favorites, including Mozart’s The Magic Flute to Verdi’s Othello, and from Donizetti’s Elisir d'amore to Berg’s Wozzeck.
The Americas Society, 680 Park ave. Free admission. RSVP. www.americas-society.org

November 17, 11am
Celebrating Music from Latin America: A concert by Quintet of the Americas (woodwind quintet) with guest artist, tango singer Chris Vasquez in music from Latin America including pieces from Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Argentina,Ecuador, Venezuela, and Cuba. Free admission. Handicap Accessible.
The Salvation Army Center 86-07 35th Avenue, Jackson Heights. www.quintet.org

November 18, 8pm
The 2nd Annual Latin American Piano and Song Festival of NYC: Cesar Reyes, Director and Founder. The first festival in the United States dedicated to the exploration of classical, folk and popular traditions of Latin American piano and song repertoire. Latin American Piano Recital. Pianist and Musicologist César Reyes will be joined by some of the most important specialists on Latin American piano music. $10 General, $5 Students.
Renee Weiler Concert Hall at Greenwich House Music School, 46 Barrow Street . www.myspace.com/LatinoPianoFest

November 19, 4pm
The 2nd Annual Latin American Piano and Song Festival of NYC. Cesar Reyes, Director and Founder:
Latin American Songs of Revolution, as part of “Encuentro 2009”. A musical journey from South America to the Caribbean of the most powerful composers and troubadours of Latin America. Pianist and Musicologist César Reyes will be joined by some of the most gifted Latin American singers. Handicap Facilities. Free Admission.
Woody Tanger Auditorium, Brooklyn College Library, 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn. www.myspace.com/LatinoPianoFest

November 19, 8pm
Piazzolla Always Piazzolla: Argentine singer Maria Cangiano, "seemingly born to sing the Piazzolla songbook" presents her coming up cd Piazzolla Inedito- a collection of unknown and never recorded songs, as well as his most famous ones. With Juan Pablo Jofre-Romarion (bandoneon) , Martin Balik (acoustic bass) and special surprise
guest pianist. $10 at door plus minimum drink, $8 in advance at www.lalalaproducciones.com
Via Della Pace 48 East 7th Street. (212) 253-5803. www.myspace.com/mariacangiano

November 20, 8pm
The 2nd Annual Latin American Piano and Song Festival of NYC. Cesar Reyes, Director and Founder: Mexico 2010: 200 Years of Music. " Opening Night in New York of a year celebration in the United States of Mexican Music. Curated by the pianist and musicologist Cesar Reyes and performed by some of the most gifted Latin American singers living in the United States. Admission $10. Renee Weiler Concert Hall at Greenwich House Music School,
46 Barrow Street. www.myspace.com/LatinoPianoFest

November 21, 8pm
Pedro Reñe: Argentine guitarrist singer and composer ,presents the argentine tango and folklore through songs from his two solo albums “Pinceladas del Sur” & “Nos”. $10. 2710 Broadway Third Floor) Corner of 104th. Street.
Tel.: 212- 665-9460. www.myspace.com/pedrorene

November 21, 6:30 to 10:pm
With the special performance of Aquiles Guerrero and his new production along with live musicians. Also with guest artist: Loida Vega Perla Aria, Coqui y G’Norio, This will be a wonderful and spectacular musical event, and a night to be dedicated to God. Free admittance
185 south 9th street Brooklyn NY 11211. For more information please call 917-406-4054 www.ministerioaquilesguerrero.com

November 23, 8pm LACW Special Closing Event
PAMAR AND TeatroStageFest PRESENT
Event “GlamourTango” takes the audience on a musical journey through the 20th century with a singular and renewed vision of the role of women in Tango. Both elegant and bold, GlamourTango was conceived by Polly Ferman, renowned Uruguayan pianist and Music Director, as a homage to the women who have not been fully recognized for their many contributions to Tango. GlamourTango is an unforgettable tribute that celebrates the artistry and passion of the great.
City Winery
155 Varick Street (between Spring and Vandam Streets)
Tickets $25 can be bought on-line


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The Written Word

Nov 12, 7:00 p.m.
Launch of Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas, no. 79
(Fall 2009, Inca Garcilaso de la Vega and His Legacy)
Review 79 showcases articles by Colonial scholars on Inca Garcilaso’s life and work; literature by Andean Peruvian writers; and arts features. The launch will present guest editors Raquel Chang-Rodríguez (CUNY), Isaac Goldemberg (CUNY), and Miguel-Angel Zapata (Hofstra); and authors Odi Gonzales, Tulio Mora, and Edgardo Rivera Martínez.
Free admission. The Americas Society, 680 Park ave. (at 69th St.) RSVP. www.americas-society.org

November 17, 6:30 – 8:30pm, El Café
In our Lingo: DJ Disco Wiz & Jamel Shabazz
Bringing together Latino authors in conversation with filmmakers, artists, and writers, El Museo presents DJ Disco Wiz & Jamel Shabazz. Experience an engaging multi-media/musical dialogue featuring the first ‘mixed plate’ beats to those styles rocked in the 80’s. DJ Disco Wiz’s It’s Just Begun, will serve as a point of departure to the life of, the first Latino hip hop DJ, as well as an excuse to bring back the times. Free admission. RSVP required,
El Museo del Barrio 1230 5th ave. visit www.elmuseo.org


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Theater

Nov 12 – 7pm / Nov 13 – 8pm / Nov 14 – 8pm / Nov 15 – 2:30pm / ,Nov 16 – 7pm
Nov 18 – 11 am / Nov 19 – 7pm / Nov 20 – 11 am / Nov 21—8pm
Pilar Rioja, The Queen of Flamenco: Rioja was born in México to Spanish parents. From the time she could walk, her parents encouraged Pilar to dance, and supported her pursuit of a career in the arts. Rioja has performed at Repertorio Español, for over three decades. Her programs include live music and Spanish cantaores. Wheelchair Accessible and audio amplification system for the hard of hearing. Wheelchair Accessible and audio amplification system for the hard of hearing. Tickets start at $25. $5 discount, mention code LACW. Repertorio Español 138 East 27th Street, NY
(Between Lexington and Third Avenues). 212-225-9920 www.repertorio.org


November 12, 7pm to 9pm
Public Reading “Mujeres de Arena”: A theatrical work that revisits the testimonies of the mothers, sisters and friends of the victims of the feminicide in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. An extremely disturbing text sure to provoke a reaction to the serious problem of violence against women. Presented in collaboration with ACES. Handicap Facilities.
Free Admission. Make the Road New York, 92-10 Roosevelt Avenue. Elmhurst, www.artered.org

November 14, 2:00pm to 4pm
Theater of the Oppressed Workshop: This interactive Theatre of the Oppressed workshop is rooted in the theatre practices known worldwide as developed by director/political activist/ theorist, Augusto Boal from Brazil. Participants will learn Image Theatre techniques as tools to examine social justice issues that affect the Latino community here in the United States, as well as in countries in Latin America. Taught by Cristina Marin, PhD. Handicap Facilities.
$ 15 buy tickets @ artered.org. Make the road New York. 92-10 Roosevelt Avenue. Elmhurts, www.artered.org

November 14, 3pm
Chronicle of a Death Foretold (Crónica de una muerte anunciada):
Based on the Literature Nobel Prize Winner Gabriel García Márquez’s timeless story. A spectacular wedding, a savage scandal and a murder to which an entire Latin American town appears to be an accesory to the fact.
Wheelchair Accessible and audio amplification system for the hard of hearing.
Tickets start at $25. $5 discount, mention code LACW. Repertorio Español 138 East 27th Street, New York, NY 10016 (Between Lexington and Third Avenues). 212-225-9920. www.repertorio.org

November 20, 8pm
The House of the Spirits (La casa de los espíritus): By Caridad Svich and based on the novel by Isabel Allende. The story of the Trueba family in an un-named Latin American country. Young Alba’s memories illuminate the stage as she records her family's history and ultimately finds the strength to recover her own story. Wheelchair Accessible and audio amplification system for the hard of hearing. Repertorio Español 138 East 27th Street, NY (Between Lexington and Third Avenues). 212-225-.9920 Tickets start at $25. $5 discount, mention code LACW. www.repertorio.org

November 21, 3pm Life is a Dream (La vida es sueño): Our culture’s most recognized theatrical treasure. The play, Calderón’s most famous work, is considered an allegory about the human situation and the mystery of life. A classic from Spain’s Golden Age of Theater. Wheelchair Accessible and audio amplification system for the hard of hearing. Tickets start at $25. $5 discount, mention code LACW. Repertorio Español 138 East 27th Street, NY (Between Lexington and Third Avenues). 212-225-9920. www.repertorio.org


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Visual Arts

Ocober 28, Reception 5:30pm - 7:30pm
September 8 – July 2, 2010 Exhibition on view:
Mirta Kupferminc 'Wanderings' - Retrospective Exhibition.
"Wanderings", a retrospective of the work of Argentine artist Mirta Kupferminc, including prints, artist books, sculpture, video and mural installation. Fast gaining recognition as a major Latin American exponent of visual arts, she explores the link between the culture of European immigrants and their newly found home in the Americas. Handicap Facilities.
Free admission. Photo ID required. Union College, One West 4th Street, New York NY - between Broadway and Mercer street, east of Washington Square. www.mirtakupferminc.net www.gitterarts.net

November 4
Open for viewing 9:30am - 5pm / Opening Reception 6pm - 8pm
Exposicion de Pintura y Escultura: Exhibition of the Uruguayan artist Martin Rodriguez. Oil paintings,sculptures in teracotta and wood. General Consulate of Uruguay 420 Madison Ave. 6th floor, NYC. Free admission.
Handicap accessible. www.conuruyork.com

On-view at El Museo
Nexus New York: Latin/American Artists in the Modern Metropolis
Take an intimate look at the pioneering Caribbean and Latin American artists who lived and work in New York prior to WWII, and how they profoundly shaped the American avant-garde.
Voces y Visiones: Four Decades Through El Museo del Barrio’s Permanent Collection
Experience El Museo’s history visually through its Permanent Collection.
Admission: $9 Adults; $5 Students and Seniors; FREE for Members and Children. 1230 5th Ave. www.elmuseo.org

November 11, 6:30 – 8:30pm, El Teatro
VIVA FUTURISM! Revolution & Utopia
As part of Performa 09, El Museo presents a lively evening of bilingual spoken word, swirling images, and shocking sounds that illuminate links between Futurism and Mexican & Latin American art of the early 20th century.
Free Admission. RSVP required. El Museo del Barrio 1230 5th Ave. visit www.elmuseo.org