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INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE MEXICAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE OF NEW YORK


March 16, 23 & 30, April 20, 2007
"Los nuestros en Nueva York, Memoria y presente de escritores hispanohablantes en Nueva York"
Conferences on Spanish speaking writers who have worked and lived in New York.
(Please see our main page for more info)

 

Librería Lectorum
137 West 14th Street
Between 6th and 7th Avenues
New York, NY 10011
212.741.0220
www.lectorum.com

The third annual PEN World Voices is scheduled for April 24-29, 2007 and will feature over 100 authors from across the globe, including Homero Aridjis and Guillermo Arriaga from Mexico. Other participants will include: Daniel Alarcón, Paul Auster, Vikram Chandra, Kiran Desai, Jonathan Franzen, David Grossman, Pico Iyer, Patrícia Melo, Laura Restrepo, Salman Rushdie, and Tatyana Tolstaya to name just a few.

Upcoming Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas Concerts:

Thursday, April 5, 2007 at 8PM
Miller Theatre at Columbia University

Featuring Brazil Guitar Duo - Joao Luiz and Douglas Mora

Tuesday, June 12, 2007 at 7PM
Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center

Featuring Paquito D'Rivera and POA's First Gala

Tuesday, August 21, 2007 at 7PM
Venue TBAFeaturing Venezuelan pianist Ana Karina Alamo

To reserve tickets please email info@poamericas.org
www.poamericas.org

Monday, April 23, 2007 at 7:15PM
Screening of "De Nadie" by Tin Dirdamal (Mexico 2005, 82 min.)
Q&A with Director Tin Dirdamal to follow the screening. In Spanish with English subtitles

While many have justifiably discussed and debated the plight of migrants crossing into the United States in search of employment and a better life, much less is known of what happens to Central Americans who must first journey through Mexico on their way to the United States. Frequently, they are tortured, raped, robbed or even killed by any one of several groups including Mexico's corrupt police, gangs, and railroad employees. This is the unforgettable story of Honduran migrant Maria, and what she endured in her struggle for a better life. Winner Audience Award World Cinema Documentary, 2006 Sundance Film Festival; Winner Silver Ariel Best Feature Lenght Documentary, 2006 Ariel Awards, Mexico.

King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center
New York University
53 Washington Square North
Between Thompson & Sullivan Streets
New York, NY
212.998.3550
http://www.nyu.edu/kjc


Friday, May 4, 2007 at 7PM
Wilfrido Terrazas, flutist
New Mexican Works for Flute

This concert, organized in collaboration with ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble), is part of a project during which the flutist has collaborated with some of Mexico’s most daring and original composers in pieces that explore novel ways of writing for his instrument. The concert will feature new works by Mauricio Rodríguez, Víctor Adán, Ignacio Baca Lobera, Hiram Navarrete and Juan José Bárcenas, and is made possible by a grant from Mexico’s FONCA.
Founded in 2001, the International Contemporary Ensemble is a uniquely structured chamber music ensemble comprised of thirty young performers who are dedicated to advancing the music of our time. This concert is part of ICE’s Young Composers Mini-Festival, which that will take place at different venues throughout New York from April 30th to May 4th.

Free Admission

Americas Society
680 Park Avenue
New York, NY
212.628.3200
www.americas-society.org

May 10 - August 3, 2007
Embracing Mexico: Mariana Yampolsky, Life and Art.

Presented by UBS and the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York
A NEW Exhibition at the UBS Art Gallery will present a definitive survey of the life and career of the artist Mariana Yampolsky (1925-2001), whose work celebrated Mexico’s rich culture, history and landscape. The exhibition will explore the artist’s deep connection to her adopted country and her legacy as a photographer, printmaker, book editor, curator and collector.

UBS Gallery
1285 Avenue of the Americas
between 51st and 52ns Streets
New York City

For more information visit our web page www.mciny.org

OPERA
Jose Ortega, Mexican Tenor, will appear in the leading role of "Luigi" in the performance of the opera "Il Tabarro" by Giacomo Puccini.

Date: Thursday March 29, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. (Opening Night), and Saturday April 1, 2007 at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Manhattan School of Music, 120 Claremont Ave.
West Corner of Broadway and Claremont
Ader Auditorium
Cost: $15.00/per person

Jose Ortega is the first Mexican Tenor and the first member of any freshmen Class to land a leading role in an opera in the 89-year History of Manhattan School of Music.

For more information, please contact the Manhattan School of Music's box office at (917) 493-4428.
 

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