Through a unique combination of accessible community programs and touring performances, Los Pleneros de la 21 (LP21) fosters the awareness, appreciation and practice of Puerto Rican cultural expressions, particularly those of the African Diaspora.
Lotus Music & Dance is dedicated to the teaching, performance and preservation of the dance and music traditions of varied cultures.
Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders is a New York-based organization dedicated to celebrating Mexican culture and promoting the understanding of Mexican traditions through Mexicanidad, an arts, culture and humanities program.
Since 2004, Melody for Dialogue Among Civilizations (MDAC) has put on concerts and forums around the world to help foster a dialogue in the global community about challenges facing our world, with a particular emphasis on the environment.
Opened in 1993, this small, storefront music venue on the Lower East Side can accommodate 250 rock fans. Live shows are held every night of the week with few off-night exceptions. The stage, elevated only a few feet off the ground, promotes an intimate connection between audience and band.
Famous for its innovative programming, intimate scale and near perfect acoustics, Merkin Concert Hall presents concerts spanning a wide range of genres, from classical and jazz to musical theater and performances for children and families.
Harlem's 20,000-square-foot living room for film and live performances, including music, from the African and Latino diaspora.
MCCE is Staten Island‚ only classical chamber music ensemble. It holds residency projects, season series, recording activities and composer-in-residence initiatives. Its concerts present classical music alongside jazz and Broadway and world music.
The New York Center For Flamenco Performing Arts/ArtsFlamenco provides arts-in-education services; produces weekly flamenco performances at Alegrias On Broadway; teaches dance classes and workshops; and performs through its dance company, Pasion Flamenca.
Founded in 1973, the New York Chinese Cultural Center nurtures, teaches and preserves traditional Chinese performing arts for present and future generations of Chinese-Americans, while introducing these forms to audiences throughout the U.S.