Sunday, November 7, 2010

El Museo del Barrio NYC Events

Target Free Third Saturdays (November)
Saturday, November 20, 2010
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
El Museo del Barrio
Admission: Free
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Once a month, Latino art lovers of all ages can enjoy free concerts, exhibitions, gallery tours, art making workshops, walking tours, film screenings, and spoken word recitals at El Museo's SUPER SABADO! Come join us for a full day of cultural expressions and the latest in Latino art.

El Museo continues to celebrate all things Nueva York with a focus on local music. Come listen to our ritmos latinos, including musical storytelling by Louie Miranda, Face the Music in concert, dance workshops, and much more!

11:00am - 6:30pm, Las Galerías

NUEVA YORK (1613 – 1945)
On View through Sunday, January 9, 2011
Nueva York, an unprecedented exhibition presented by the New-York Historical Society and El Museo del Barrio, reveals the vital role that Latinos and Spanish-speaking countries have played across three centuries in making New York the most culturally vibrant city in the world. The exhibit includes documents, art works, printed books, artifacts, an installation by Puerto Rican artist Martorell, a documentary by Ric Burns, and more.

VOCES Y VISIONES: Four Decades through El Museo del Barrio’s Permanent Collection
Last Chance! On View through December 12, 2010
Explore the history of Latino art and El Museo in this exhibition housed in the Carmen Ana Unanue Galleries, featuring works from our Permanent Collection that range from ancient Taíno artifacts to cutting-edge conceptual art.

ARTEXPLORERS: Visual Rhythms
11:00am & 1:00pm, Las Galerías
Explore artistic rhythms during this bilingual gallery tour led by our Artist Educators. Space is limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Meet us in the lobby!

Nueva York & Voces y Visiones
3:00pm, Las Galerías
Artist Educators guide visitors through our galleries. This tour is offered in English, on a first-come, first-served basis. Meet us in the lobby!

COLORIN COLORADO… Sing and dance with Louie Miranda
12:00pm & 2:00pm, El Café
Muévete to the rhythms of Louie’s eclectic blend of music styles as he dazzles the hearts of children and parents alike. Canta y baila at this interactive musical presentation.

Say quesoooo! El Museo’s All Star Band
11:30noon – 3:30pm, El Teatro’s foyer
Get ready to take center stage and pose for El Museo’s All Star Band with family and friends. Once you're back home, you can view and share your photos online at Flickr.

12:00pm – 4:00pm, El Patio
Create your own maraca to bring home, and then help us make more so thousands of children can shake them during our upcoming 34th Annual Three Kings Day Parade.

DISCO 104: Baila con nosotros!
12:00pm – 4:00pm, El Taller
Baila con nosotros during this full afternoon of 45 minute dance classes including master demos that span the full continent.
12:00pm – Zamba Mexicana
1:00pm - Salsa
2:00pm - Hip Hop
3:00pm – Bomba

Face the Music: Volcano
4:00pm - 5:00pm, El Teatro
In their second season at El Museo, the ultra-talented teenagers of Face the Music will present an explosive concert of contemporary classical music by the best composers of today. Come listen to the latest creations by Gregor Huebner (Cuban Impressions), Gabriela Lena Frank (Leyendas), and Tristan Perich (qsqsqsqsqsqqqqq). These young musicians will be available to chat about the pieces after the performance.

OH, SNAP! Young Powerful Voices at Work
4:30pm - 6:30pm, El Taller
Leave your young siblings at home! Come find your voice at this two-hour spoken word workshop led by super-cool performance poet Caridad de la Luz "La Bruja."

6:30pm – 8:30pm, El Café
Old and new generations of spoken word lovers will totally dig Universes, the international company of multi-disciplined artists who fuse poetry, theater, jazz, hip-hop, politics, down home blues, and Spanish boleros as they celebrate their 14 years together performing at El Museo.

December 18, 2010 – Super Holidays
February 19, 2011 – Carnaval

Friday, November 5, 2010

The Holidays

I am looking forward towards the holidays. There's nothing better then the smell of pie and food in the air and the happiness it brings. Try to take this time to reflect on whats important and the importance of being with family and friends.

I entered Crissy’s Can’t Wait til Christmas Lenovo Laptop Giveaway and hope to win a $799.00 IdeaPad!

Monday, November 1, 2010