NoMAA Newsletter – 26 April 2012

Greetings, NoMAA and HABANA/HARLEM are pleased to announce a special presentation by Batz’I Band, Sal Tzevul, from Chiapas, Mexico. The event will showcase the unique musical message from Sak Tzevul and a conversation about spirituality and indigenous traditions in contemporary life facilitated by Dowoti Desir, cultural critic, activist and educator.

Greetings, NoMAA and HABANA/HARLEM are pleased to announce a special presentation by Batz’I Band, Sal Tzevul, from Chiapas, Mexico. The event will showcase the unique musical message from Sak Tzevul and a conversation about spirituality and indigenous traditions in contemporary life facilitated by Dowoti Desir, cultural critic, activist and educator.
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Music: Sylvan Winds – Canciones y Danzas

Thursday 26 April. The Hispanic Society of America presents The Sylvan Winds performing “Canciones y Danzas.”

The Hispanic Society of America presents The Sylvan Winds performing “Canciones y Danzas.”

Thursday 26 April 2012, 6:30–8 p.m. (reception to follow)

The Hispanic Society of America
Broadway between 155th and 156th Streets
New York, NY

With ANNA TONNA, mezzo-soprano

Program:
MEGÍAS – Pequeña Suite Peninsular* (2004)
RODRIGO – Dos poemas de Juan Ramón Jiménez (1959)
D’RIVERA – Aires Tropicales (1994)
VILLA-LOBOS – Poêma da criança e sua mamâ (1923)
SEREBRIER – Suite Canina for oboe, clarinet & bassoon (1957)
LIFCHITZ – Toucan Tango and Moon Over Venice (2005)
SIERRA – Doña Rosita (1985)
D’RIVERA – Wapango (1990)
LECUONA – La Comparsa (1929)
PIAZZOLLA – Oblivion (1984) & Libertango (1974)

*U.S. premiere

FREE, but reservations are required! RSVP by 24 April at +1 212 926-2234 x250, or e-mail requiredfriends[at]hispanicsociety.org.

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Poetry: Crossing the Atlantic – Poets British and American

Sunday 15 April. We will listen to poets Anne Marie Fyfe, Chris Hansen-Nelson and Cheryl Moskowitz. Hosted by Patricia Eakins.

Sunday Best at The Lounge
Crossing the Atlantic – Poets British and American

We will listen to poets Anne Marie Fyfe, Chris Hansen-Nelson and Cheryl Moskowitz. Hosted by Patricia Eakins.

Sunday, 15 April, 4–6 p.m.
The Lounge at Hudson View Gardens
Pinehurst Avenue and 183rd Street
New York, NY 10033

$7 admission (Includes drinks and snacks)

More info: +1 212 923-7800

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Seminar: Best Practices for Artists – How to Boost Your Artistic Career

As a working artist, you may be comfortable making art alone in the studio, but if you’re aiming to get your art out into the world, you’ll need a little help. So join us for this seminar, covering well tested practices in the field! From networking to marketing, we’ll help you better approach opportunities in the gallery world and beyond.

Join the Immigrant Artist Project (IAP) of the New York Foundation for the Arts for a FREE seminar led by Andrea Arroyo, visual artist, independent curator, and member of NoMAA.

BEST PRACTICES FOR ARTISTS:
How to Boost Your Artistic Career

As a working artist, you may be comfortable making art alone in the studio, but if you’re aiming to get your art out into the world, you’ll need a little help. So join us for this seminar, covering well tested practices in the field! From networking to marketing, we’ll help you better approach opportunities in the gallery world and beyond. There will also be plenty of time for Q&A at the end of the seminar to cover your specific needs.

Date: Thursday 17 May 2012, 6–8 p.m.

Location:
Queens Museum of Art
New York City Building
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Queens, NY 11368

The seminar is free, but space is limited. To RSVP, go to:
http://2012bestpracticesforartists.eventbrite.com/

Questions? Contact i.outreach[at]nyfa.org or call +1 212 366-6900 x249.

This seminar is co-presented with the New New Yorkers Program of the Queens Museum of Art.

About the Presenter
Andrea Arroyo is a visual artist, curator, lecturer, speaker and consultant who has been living and working in New York City since 1983. Her work has been featured in 31 individual and numerous group exhibitions in the United States and abroad. Collections include The Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution. She is a two-time recipient of the prestigious Artists’ Fellowship of the New York Foundation for the Arts. Other honors include: Clinton Global Initiative Award Artist, 21 Leaders for the 21st Century, Groundbreaking Latina in the Arts, Official Artist of the Latin Grammys, New York City Council Citation Award for Achievement in Art, and Outstanding Latina of the Year. Arroyo’s work has been featured extensively in the national and international media.

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Concert: Requiem of Gabriel Fauré

The Cornerstone Chorale will perform the Requiem of Gabriel Fauré, with chorus, soloists, and orchestra. Music Director Richard Stout will conduct. Also on the program will be Fauré’s Tantum Ergo, for women’s chorus, and the Cantique de Jean Racine.

29 April 2012, 3:30–5 p.m.
Holyrood Church
715 West 179th Street
New York, NY 10033

Cost: $12 ($8 for Seniors and Students)

More info: http://www.cornerstonechoralenyc.org/concert.htm
Contact: Audrey Bishop, ABishop613[at]aol.com, +1 212 928-7916.

This concert is made possible in part with public funds from the Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and in part with public funds from the Fund for Creative Communities, supported by New York State Council on the Arts and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Additional support comes from the Hudson Heights Owners Coalition and Simone Song Properties.

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Theater: You Love Myself

Welcome to Richard’s world, a world where every moment is a reminder of the past and a portent of the future. Through sarcasm and questionable decisions, he finds himself in the middle of a romantic hurricane of his own creation. As he passes back and forth through the timeline of his various girlfriends, Richard attempts to find if he is truly meant to be with anyone in this romantic comedy set in modern day New York City.

“You Love Myself” – A new comedy by NoMAA member Sean David Demers.

Welcome to Richard’s world, a world where every moment is a reminder of the past and a portent of the future. Through sarcasm and questionable decisions, he finds himself in the middle of a romantic hurricane of his own creation. As he passes back and forth through the timeline of his various girlfriends, Richard attempts to find if he is truly meant to be with anyone in this romantic comedy set in modern day New York City.

Cast: Michael Indeglio, Peter Gray, Ariel Francoeur, Stacy Ann Strang, Ariel Reid, and Chelsea Cipolla

Director: Terrence Walsh

6–15 April 2012
Tuesday–Saturday 7 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday matinees 2 p.m.

Location:
Shetler Studios’ Bridge Theater
244 54th Street, 12th Floor

Cost: $15
Tickets available at Brown Paper Tickets:
www.brownpapertickets.com/event/227272

Contact Person: Sean Demers, seandemers[at]aim.com, +1 207 653-9065.

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