Latin American Cultural Week (LACW) in New York is a yearly
city-wide event celebrating Latin American culture in venues
throughout New York City. This year's events will take place
between November 5 and 21 in all five boroughs of New York
City. LACW is produced by PAMAR (Pan American Musical Art
Research, Inc. -
Partnering with many of the City's most prestigious cultural
institutions, their goal is to present the highest quality
art and artists to the broadest cross-section of the
community. This years' schedule includes events in visual
arts, auctions, artist's talks and panel discussions, book
presentations, dance, literature, multimedia, music and
We are very excited to announce that LACW 2008 will be
supported by the Latin Media and Entertainment Commission of
the City of New York. We are very grateful for their support.
We also welcome PINTA (http://www.pintaart.com/)
a major contemporary Latin-American art fair that will be
taking place during LACW.
This year, LACW 2008 opens November 5, 12:00 pm in the World
Financial Center Winter Garden with a special event
highlighting this year's music and dance programs. This
launch is jointly presented by PAMAR and arts>World
Financial Center. arts>World Financial Center celebrates its
20th Birthday as the country's largest, free, year-round
public arts program thanks to its generous sponsors American
Express, Battery Park City Authority, Brookfield Properties
and Merrill Lynch.
LACW Producer Polly Ferman is also the founder and Executive
Director of PAMAR. For more about her, please visit
LACW is supported, in part, by public funds from The New
York City Department of Cultural Affairs.