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: Festival Flamenco Gitano, Diego el Cigala

    Town Hall

    Manhattan

    Sat, Nov 03, 2012, 8:00 pm

    While renowned for his pioneering fusions of flamenco with Latin American music, here Diego el Cigala returns to his roots, providing audiences with a rare chance to see him perform his fierce and blazing renditions of flamenco puro on stage. Guitarist Diego del Morao joins him as a special guest.

    Seventh Annual Latin American Cultural Week

    Latin American Cultural Week is a diverse and dynamic showcase of the rich culture of Latin America throughout New York City. Institutions and artists across New York City participate with theater, music, dance, film, auctions and visual arts presentations from November 9 through 19.

    Seventh Annual Latin American Cultural Week

    Latin American Cultural Week is a diverse and dynamic showcase of the rich culture of Latin America throughout New York City. Institutions and artists across New York City participate with theater, music, dance, film, auctions and visual arts presentations from November 9 through 19.

    LACW: Pedro Giraudo Expansions Big Band

    Manhattan

    Tue, Nov 13, 2012, 8:00 pm

    Led by acclaimed Argentine-born composer/bassist Pedro Giraudo, this award-winning 17-piece big band combines Argentine underpinnings with a sound that's subtly suggestive of composers like Ellington and Mingus, masterfully weaving together pre-composed and improvised elements.

    LACW: Pedro Giraudo Sextet

    Barbes

    Manhattan

    Sat, Nov 17, 2012, 8:00 pm

    Acclaimed Argentine-born composer/bassist Pedro Giraudo is known for the sweeping emotional impact of his compositions, which have captivated listeners around the world. With Argentine underpinnings and a hint of South American grooves, they masterfully weave together pre-composed and improvised elements.

    Seventh Annual Latin American Cultural Week

    Latin American Cultural Week is a diverse and dynamic showcase of the rich culture of Latin America throughout New York City. Institutions and artists across New York City participate with theater, music, dance, film, auctions and visual arts presentations from November 9 through 19.

    LACW: Book Presentation: The Dream of the Celt

    Americas Society

    Manhattan

    Mon, Nov 12, 2012, 7:00 pm

    This much anticipated event will bring together 2010 Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa and renowned translator Edith Grossman in a public conversation in celebration of the author's latest novel, translated by Grossman and published this year by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.—Latin American Cultural Week is an annual city-wide festival showcasing the richness and variety of the cultures of Latin America, including music, dance, theater, literatureand the visual arts. Polly Ferman founded the  New York-based organization 28 ...

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

    Americas Society

    Manhattan

    Wed, Nov 14, 2012, 7:00 pm

    This keynote lecture inaugurates the Americas Society's Eco-Literature in Latin America symposium. The lecture will be delivered by Homero Aridjis, a distinguished Mexican poet, novelist, and essayist, as well as an environmental activist.—Latin American Cultural Week is an annual city-wide festival showcasing the richness and variety of the cultures of Latin America, including music, dance, theater, literatureand the visual arts. Polly Ferman founded the  New York-based organization 28 years ago for the purpose of showcasing the ...

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

    Americas Society

    Manhattan

    Thu, Nov 15, 2012, 4:00 pm

    The second evening of the Eco-Literature in Latin America symposium will open with two films, "Confluencias" by Mariana Matthews and "The Trees Have a Mother" by Juan Carlos Galeano. It will continue with a panel on eco-literature featuring scholars Laura Barbas Rhoden, Sofia Kearns, Jeremy Larochelle and Christopher M. Travis.—Latin American Cultural Week is an annual city-wide festival showcasing the richness and variety of the cultures of Latin America, including music, dance, theater, literatureand the visual ...

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

    Americas Society

    Manhattan

    Fri, Nov 16, 2012, 7:00 pm

    This launch of the Eco-Literature and Arts issue of Review will feature comments by Daniel Shapiro and by guest editor Steven F. White, as well as readings by Homero Aridjis, Astrid Cabral, Esthela Calderon, Leonel Lienlaf, and Juan Carlos Galeano. Copies of Review 85 will be available for sale.—Latin American Cultural Week is an annual city-wide festival showcasing the richness and variety of the cultures of Latin America, including music, dance, theater, literatureand the visual arts. ...

    LACW: An American Diplomat in Franco Spain

    Instituto Cervantes New York

    Manhattan

    Mon, Nov 19, 2012, 6:30 pm

    The writer Michael Aaron Rockland will introduce his latest book "An American Diplomat in Franco Spain." Q&A session to follow.—Latin American Cultural Week is an annual city-wide festival showcasing the richness and variety of the cultures of Latin America, including music, dance, theater, literatureand the visual arts. Polly Ferman founded the  New York-based organization 28 years ago for the purpose of showcasing the highest quality Latin American art and artists to a broad cross-section of the ...

    Seventh Annual Latin American Cultural Week

    Latin American Cultural Week is a diverse and dynamic showcase of the rich culture of Latin America throughout New York City. Institutions and artists across New York City participate with theater, music, dance, film, auctions and visual arts presentations from November 9 through 19.

    Seventh Annual Latin American Cultural Week

    Latin American Cultural Week is a diverse and dynamic showcase of the rich culture of Latin America throughout New York City. Institutions and artists across New York City participate with theater, music, dance, film, auctions and visual arts presentations from November 9 through 19.

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

    Film Society of Lincoln Center

    Manhattan

    Mon, Nov 12, 2012, 12:00 am

    New York premiere of a documentary film on the composer's life will be screened, followed by a round table and discussion.—Latin American Cultural Week is an annual city-wide festival showcasing the richness and variety of the cultures of Latin America, including music, dance, theater, literatureand the visual arts. Polly Ferman founded the  New York-based organization 28 years ago for the purpose of showcasing the highest quality Latin American art and artists to a broad cross-section of ...

    Seventh Annual Latin American Cultural Week

    Latin American Cultural Week is a diverse and dynamic showcase of the rich culture of Latin America throughout New York City. Institutions and artists across New York City participate with theater, music, dance, film, auctions and visual arts presentations from November 9 through 19.

    Seventh Annual Latin American Cultural Week

    Latin American Cultural Week is a diverse and dynamic showcase of the rich culture of Latin America throughout New York City. Institutions and artists across New York City participate with theater, music, dance, film, auctions and visual arts presentations from November 9 through 19.

LACW: Love in the Time of Cholera

138 East 27th Street

new york N.Y. 10016

2122259999

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

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

West 65th Street

New York N.Y. 10023

2128755600

New York premiere of a documentary film on the composer's life will be screened, followed by a round table and discussion.—Latin American Cultural Week is an annual city-wide festival showcasing the richness and variety of the cultures of Latin America, including music, dance, theater, literatureand the visual arts. Polly Ferman founded ...

LACW: An American Diplomat in Franco Spain

211 East 49th Street

New York N.Y. 10002

2123087720

The writer Michael Aaron Rockland will introduce his latest book "An American Diplomat in Franco Spain." Q&A session to follow.—Latin American Cultural Week is an annual city-wide festival showcasing the richness and variety of the cultures of Latin America, including music, dance, theater, literatureand the visual arts. Polly Ferman founded the ...

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

680 Park Avenue

New York N.Y. 10065

2122498950

This launch of the Eco-Literature and Arts issue of Review will feature comments by Daniel Shapiro and by guest editor Steven F. White, as well as readings by Homero Aridjis, Astrid Cabral, Esthela Calderon, Leonel Lienlaf, and Juan Carlos Galeano. Copies of Review 85 will be available for sale.—Latin American ...

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

680 Park Avenue

New York N.Y. 10065

2122498950

The second evening of the Eco-Literature in Latin America symposium will open with two films, "Confluencias" by Mariana Matthews and "The Trees Have a Mother" by Juan Carlos Galeano. It will continue with a panel on eco-literature featuring scholars Laura Barbas Rhoden, Sofia Kearns, Jeremy Larochelle and Christopher M. Travis.—Latin ...

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

680 Park Avenue

New York N.Y. 10065

2122498950

This keynote lecture inaugurates the Americas Society's Eco-Literature in Latin America symposium. The lecture will be delivered by Homero Aridjis, a distinguished Mexican poet, novelist, and essayist, as well as an environmental activist.—Latin American Cultural Week is an annual city-wide festival showcasing the richness and variety of the cultures of Latin ...

LACW: Book Presentation: The Dream of the Celt

680 Park Avenue

New York N.Y. 10065

2122498950

This much anticipated event will bring together 2010 Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa and renowned translator Edith Grossman in a public conversation in celebration of the author's latest novel, translated by Grossman and published this year by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.—Latin American Cultural Week is an annual city-wide festival showcasing the ...

LACW: Edmar Castaneda with Joe Locke

680 Park Avenue

New York N.Y. 10065

2122498950

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

LACW: Serrat and Sabina, Dos Pajaros Contraatacan

4 Pennstlvania Plaza

new york N.Y.

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