Latin American Cultural Week: Colombian Music Festival & GlamourTango
TWO FEATURED EVENTS ON LATIN AMERICAN CULTURAL WEEK
"ENCUENTRO NYC COLOMBIAN MUSIC FESTIVAL"
Saturday November 16, 4 to 10 PM at Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street and "GlamourTango"
Monday November 18, 8 PM, at Malbec & Tango House, 428 Lafayette Street
The 8th Annual LATIN AMERICAN CULTURAL WEEK, presented by PAMAR, numbers more than 50 events in NYC and boroughs, showing the richness of Latin American music, dance, theater, and visual arts.
Special mention of two of the events:
** ENCUENTRO NYC COLOMBIAN MUSIC FESTIVAL - Official Opening Event of LACW 2013
Saturday November 16, from 4 to 10 PM
Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street - dinner & drinks are available for purchase
Tickets: $30 at the door; $25 in advance; $20 for students at the door
Reservations/Information: 212.353.3474 or www.encuentronyc.com
More than 60 musicians, from emerging to renowned will be on hand to perform the entire spectrum of Colombian rhythms and styles. Founded by musicians Pablo Mayor and Anna Povich de Mayor, Encuentro NYC celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.
Monday November 18 at 8 PM
Malbec & Tango House, 428 Lafayette Street
Reservations: 1.800.838.3006 or www.glamourtango.bpt
Led by Uruguayan pianist Polly Ferman, GlamourTango is a stylish all-female music and dance spectacle that pays tribute to the woman who played an important role in the early days of tango. The ensemble of musicians, vocalists and dancers, all specialists in the art of Tango, hail from South America, Korea, Cuba, Israel, Germany and USA. Show also features fascinating, rarely seen tango films from Argentina in the 1940's.