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Latin American Cultural Week (LACW) is a diverse and dynamic showcase of the rich culture of Latin America throughout New York City, produced by Pan American Musical Art Research (PAMAR). Institutions and artists across New York City participate with theater, music, dance, film, literature and visual arts presentations from November 9 through 19.

This year’s participating institutions include: American Symphony Orchestra, World Music Institute, Instituto Cervantes, Clemente Soto Velez Educational Center, Carnegie Hall, Museo del Barrio, Americas Society, Cuban Artist Fund, Music Artist Guild, Jose Limon Dance Company and Repertorio Español.

PAMAR will present this year’s opening event, Polly Ferman’s GlamourTango, on Friday, November 9. LACW kicks off with a celebration of women in tango, performed by a company of world-renowned musicians (including piano, bandoneon, guitar, violin and double-bass virtuosos), dancers, and a vocalist.


LACW Opening Night: GlamourTango

The seventh annual Latin American Cultural Week opens with a performance of "GlamourTango," the all-female dance and music show that ...

LACW: Calpulli Mexican Dance Company

Calpulli brings its celebrated repertoire to the Schimmel on "Dia de los Muertos", evoking the unending relationship between the living ...

LACW: Festival Flamenco Gitano, Diego el Cigala

While renowned for his pioneering fusions of flamenco with Latin American music, here Diego el Cigala returns to his roots, ...

LACW: Max Lifchitz and North/South Consonance Ensemble

Mexican-born pianist and composer Max Lifchitz is joined by members of his North/South Consonance Ensemble in a concert featuring chamber ...

LACW: Rebeca Vallejo Trio

Influenced by flamenco and Latin-jazz music, Rebeca Vallejo uncovers the emotional beauty and rhythmic complexity of Brazilian music.

LACW: Paul O’Dette: Baroque Music from Mexico and Brazil

In his Americas Society debut, Paul O'Dette will perform music by Santiago de Murcia, Manuel Alvarez, and other Afro-Brazilian composers.

LACW: Encuentro NYC Colombian Music Festival

Colombian musicians unite on one stage as they do each year, in a celebration of Colombia’s rich traditions and modern ...

LACW: KHORIKOS Premieres “Cantos de vida nueva” by Javier Farias

KHORIKOS will be the first choral group ever to perform in New York City’s Latin American Cultural Week. Featuring Chilean ...

LACW: College Academy Latin Celebration

Featuring dance performances (merengue, bachata and salsa) and a piano and voice duo. This project has been specially conceived to ...

LACW: Edmar Castaneda with Jorge Glem

This event will feature the Edmar Castañeda Trio with special guest Jorge Glem on cuatro.

LACW: Tango in Heights, the Binelli-Ferman Duo

World-class musicians Daniel Binelli (bandoneon) and Polly Ferman (piano) have united their talents to develop and further the appreciation of ...

LACW: Latin American Piano and Song Festival with Cesar Reyes

A musical journey from South America to the Caribbean of the most powerful composers and troubadours.

LACW: Pedro Giraudo Sextet

Acclaimed Argentine-born composer/bassist Pedro Giraudo is known for the sweeping emotional impact of his compositions, which have captivated listeners around ...

LACW: WHIN Music Project – El Sistema Uptown

The Washington Heights and Inwood (WHIN) Music Project - El Sistema Uptown, founded and directed by David Gracia is inspired ...

LACW: Serrat and Sabina, Dos Pajaros Contraatacan

Following the success of their first tour together "Dos Pájaros De Un Tiro", Joan Manuel Serrat and Joaquin Sabina embark ...

LACW: Edmar Castaneda with Joe Locke

This event will feature the Edmar Castañeda Trio with special guest Joe Locke on vibes.

LACW: Book Presentation: The Dream of the Celt

This much anticipated event will bring together 2010 Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa and renowned translator Edith Grossman in a ...

LACW: Opening Night of the Eco-Literature in Latin America Symposium

This keynote lecture inaugurates the Americas Society’s Eco-Literature in Latin America symposium. The lecture will be delivered by Homero Aridjis, ...

LACW: Eco-Literature in Latin America Symposium, Day Two

The second evening of the Eco-Literature in Latin America symposium will open with two films, “Confluencias” by Mariana Matthews and ...

LACW: Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas, No. 85

This launch of the Eco-Literature and Arts issue of Review will feature comments by Daniel Shapiro and by guest editor ...

LACW: An American Diplomat in Franco Spain

The writer Michael Aaron Rockland will introduce his latest book “An American Diplomat in Franco Spain.” Q&A session to follow. — Latin ...

LACW: Andrea Arroyo: Women Unbound

Andrea Arroyo presents “Women Unbound” an exhibition of works inspired by extraordinary women of New York. This groundbreaking exhibition incorporates ...

LACW: Felipe Galindo: George Washington Revisits Washington Heights

In “George Washington Revisits Washington Heights” Felipe Galindo interweaves the past and the present through humorous images in which George ...

LACW: Xavier Montsalvatge: Half Violin, a Seat and a Piano

New York premiere of a documentary film on the composer’s life will be screened, followed by a round table and ...

LACW: Xavier Montsalvatge

A celebration in music and dance interpreted by Suite Hispania: A program of music by Catalan musical genius Xavier Montsalvatge ...

LACW: Garden of Delights

A beautiful and troubled actress, Lais, is tortured by guilt and isolated in her palatial home. As she fields prying ...

LACW: Love in the Time of Cholera

Spanning 50 years, the story plays out in a series of short scenes filled with poetry, song, movement and heightened ...