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Embracing Mexico: Mariana Yampolsky, Life and Art.

May 10 - August 3, 2007
Presented by the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York and sponsored by UBS

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


Lincoln Center Festival 2007
July 10 - July 29

Friday, July 20 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, July 21 at 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 22 at 3 p.m.
De Monstruos y Prodigios: La Historia de los Castrati
By Jorge Kuri and Claudio Valdés Kuri
Inspired by
The World of the Castrati: The History of an Extraordinary Operatic Phenomenon by Patrick Barbier
Directed by Claudio Valdés Kuri
With Raúl Román, Gastón Yanes, Javier Medina, Kaveh Parmas, Edwin Calderón, Miguel Angel López, and Luis Fernando Villegas

Gerald W. Lynch Theater
John Jay College
Amsterdam Avenue between West 58th and 59th Streets
Tickets: $50
For tickets and complete program information call 212.721.6500 or visit www.lincolncenter.org



August 25-29,2007

La Casita is a unique project that celebrates the spontaneous oral poetic traditions of the Caribbean, the US, Native America,Asia, Africa, Mexico and Latin America.  Troubadours, Son, Reggae, Tango, Salsa, Bomba, Decima , Rap and street corner fulminations all find their place in a lineup of over 30 poets and bands.  

August 25 -26 South Plaza Lincoln Center

August 27 The Smithsonian National Museum of American Indian

August 28th. The Museum of the City of New York

August 29th. La Plaza Cultural (Lower East Side/Ave C & 9th Street)

For more information visit:



Produced in cooperation with Claudia Norman, CN Management, Shawn Termin, The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, The Mexican Cultural Institute of New York and the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs, C. Daniel Dawson, The Caribbean Cultural Center.

Lincoln Center Out of Doors is sponsored by Bloomberg and PepsiCo Inc. with additional generous support from foundations, corporations, individuals and government agencies. La Casita is sponsored by Pepsico, Inc.

Festival Celebrate Mexico Now

Sept.11-Sept 16, 2007

Mexico: a Traveler’s Literary Companion
September 12, 2007  6:00pm

Book presentation with a reading of selections for the authors, Monica Lavin and Pedro Angel Palou from Mexico and the address of the challenges of translating by Harry Morales,  Daniel Shapiro and  the editor Catherine Mayo.

King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center New York University
53 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012

Festival del Mariachi

September 21, 2007  at  6:00 pm Workshop in the Lang Auditorium at Hunter Collage 

September 22, 2007 concert at Town Hall.  

Mariachi Music concert organized by the Academia del Mariachi with the participation of several groups.

With the support of the New York State Music Fund and MCINY.

The Chili Pepper Fiesta at  Botanic Garden Brooklyn.  September 30,2007.
For more information visit our web page www.mciny.org



The New York Grand Opera Company presents the Mexican Tenor Mauricio O’Reilly as Mario Cavaradossi on the Opera “Tosca”, by Giacomo Puccini.


Wednesday, August 1st at 7:30 PM

New York Grand Opera

Central Park's Naumburg Bandshell
72nd Street at Mid-Park

For more information, visit: http://www.newyorkgrandopera.org/index.html or call (212) 245-8837

Mauricio has been building a name in the world of opera performing in major opera Houses and companies like the Opera Orchestra Of New York at Carnegie Hall, the Opernhaus Zürich, the New Israeli Opera, the Santa Fe Opera, the Bregenzer Festspiele in Austria, the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City and the Morelia Music Festival in Mexico co-starring with Francisco Araiza. Mauricio became a Sony Classical artist recording his first CD and DVD “The American Tenors”, appearing live from the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles California, aired nation wide on PBS in a TV special.


For more information about Mauricio’s career, visit: www.mauriciooreilly.com


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