NEW YORK, Oct. 25 Pan American Musical Art Research -PAMAR- announces the 5th Annual Latin American Cultural Week (LACW), a sumptuous offering of the rich cultures of Latin America, with a series of events featuring performing and visual arts, literary encounters, art fair and auctions, November 10-17, all around town.
LACW includes venues from Symphony Space and Carnegie Hall to downtown’s Drom, from the Americas Society to Museo del Barrio and Repertorio Espanol, as well as Sotheby’s and Christie’s auction houses and events in Brooklyn and Queens. LACW has seen impressive growth, expanding this year to forty eight events reaching large citywide audiences.
Just a few 2010 LACW events:
**Six theatrical productions by Repertorio Espanol.
**Visual Arts Exhibits at Museo del Barrio, Consulates of Argentina and Uruguay, Americas Society, PINTA Art Fair, Chelsea Galleries.
**Flamenco Festival Gitano! at NYU’s Skirball Center. Two groups from Spain presented by the World Music Institute.
**Max Lifschitz’s North/South Consonance – Art Songs from Latin America and Spain, at Christ & St. Stephen’s Church, Manhattan.
**DanSur/DanSouth – Produced by Pajarillo Pinta’o. A two-days journey from folklore to contemporary new wave of Latin American dance, at Theatre for The New City.
**LACW’s Closing Event Celebration, November 17 – An exuberant production in association with the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural & Educational Center. Poet/storyteller David Gonzalez will MC, with Argentinean jazz bassist/bandleader Pedro Giraudo; electrotango band Dock Sud, and Colombian composer/performer Pablo Mayor and members of Folklore Urbano, special guest Maria Mulata.
For complete details visit http://www.lacw.net
LACW 2010 Official Sponsor: Wines of Argentina; other sponsors include the NYC Latin Media & Entertainment Commission, New York City’s Department of Cultural Affairs, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York State Council on the Arts, National Association of Latino Arts and Culture, the Consulate General of Brazil in New York, and several corporate sponsors.
LACW is produced by PAMAR, a non-profit organization seeking to promote better knowledge and understanding of the various cultures of the Americas through an ongoing exchange of their artistic fields, and educational programs through the NY Public School system. Founded in 1984 in New York City by pianist Polly Ferman, PAMAR has taken significant steps toward establishing itself as an artistic resource center.
SOURCE Pan American Musical Art Research
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