Events - Boston Spanish Cultural Events
FOR MANY YEARS THE FILM INDUSTRY IN COLOMBIA HAS OFTEN LACKED THE RESOURCES TO PRODUCE NATIONAL CINEMA. AMONGST SEVERAL SETBACKS, WAS THE ABSENCE OF A NATIONAL AUDIENCE WHO DEMANDED HOLLYWOOD FILMS. IN RECENT YEARS, COLOMBIA HAS EXPANDED ITS RESOURCES TO SUPPORT FILMMAKERS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY, SINCE THEN THE NUMBER OF PRODUCTIONS HAS INCREASED DRAMATICALLY.
Roy Brown, a Puerto Rican musician, poet, and activist has become a representative of his beloved country’s independence of spirit.
The world renowned Colombian harpist is joined by one of the world’s most sought-after harmonica players.
An extraordinary artist famed for her bold, powerful performances, Eva Yerbabuena maintains a riveting balance between artistic innovation and rich flamenco tradition. She performs the Boston premiere of ¡Ay! featuring dramatic solo dance accompanied by a percussionist, guitarist, violinist, and trio of male singers.
Celebrated flamenco dancer Jesús Carmona and his company of 10 dancers, musicians, and vocalists perform an innovative and emotionally charged program titled Impetu's (bursting with energy), set to beloved Spanish scores by Albéniz, Riqueni, and Escudero.
Directed by Voice Department faculty member Elena Koleva, this concert features students and faculty performing the music of Antônio Carlos Jobim, one of the greatest Brazilian composers of the 20th century.
Orlando Cela will conduct a program centering around the iconic Symphony No. 1, by Florence Price, the first symphony written by an African-American woman ever to be performed by a major symphony orchestra.
Carlos Saura's unsettling film about the Franco era in Spain, seen through the eyes of a child, is accompanied by live music from the Contemporary Improvisation department, a tradition Ran Blake and Aaron Hartley have fostered for more than a decade. This year's performance will feature special alumni guest artists percussionist Tupac Mantilla and vocalist Burcu Gulec.
Trance, the two-piano project featuring Chucho Valdés and Gonzalo Rubalcaba, brings together the leading living exponents of two generations in the great Cuban piano tradition for an exciting evening of acoustic piano jazz.
Brazilian-born guitarists Sérgio and Odair Assad’s exceptional artistry and uncanny ensemble-playing have led to great success in exploring different styles of classical and world music. Here they team up with Israeli mandolin player Avi Avital.
Oportunidades de practicar conversar en español (para niveles intermedio/avanzado)
O Palhaço (2011), é dirigido, co-escrito e estrelado por Selton Mello. É o segundo filmelonga-metragem dirigido por Mello, o anterior foi Feliz Natal (2008). A história acontece ao redor de um grupo circense, que enfrenta duras crises financeiras, além dos próprios problemas pessoais. Benjamin, personagem principal do filme, é palhaço junto com seu pai e dono do circo, Valdemir. Desde o começo é possível perceber que Benjamin não está totalmente contente vivendo no circo e que sempre busca algo à mais.
The Afro-Cuban All Stars is a 13-piece dream team of Cuba’s hottest musicians brought together by musical director Juan de Marcos González (the musical arranger for the original Buena Vista Social Club recording)
The Latina Circle’s fifth anniversary and Three Kings' Day pcelebration
Attend a crown-making activity, hear a story about the Three Kings and receive a free book, then parade to the HSTF center for a music concert.
Get your holiday shopping taken care of while supporting good causes.
BASE will be there, and a portion of gift certificates and tuitions paid at the Holiday Market will be donated to Matahari Women Workers' Center.