Nov. 14, 2013
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pan American Musical Art Research (PAMAR), founded and directed by
, presents its 8th Latin American Cultural Week (LACW),
November 15 through 24
, as a showcase of Latin American culture, with more than 60 theater, music, dance, film, auctions and visual arts presentations (
New York City
LACW 2013 is presented as part of a nonprofit partnership with The Nature Conservancy (
Opening Event is Encuentro NYC Colombian Music Festival, at Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street in
). More than 60 musicians will perform the entire spectrum of Colombian rhythms and styles.
Other LACW highlights include pianist
and her GlamourTango music and dance ensemble on
at Malbec Tango House in
, the Brazilian Endowment for the Arts music, visual arts and literature programs, as well as the second year of Celebracion de la Cultura Hispana in
, featuring the
History of Tango
with Quintet of the Americas woodwind ensemble and the Binelli-Ferman Duo, featuring bandoneon virtuoso
, at Our Saviour's Atonement Lutheran Church, 178 Bennett Avenue in
LACW 2013's Manhattan Closing Event, Ballet Hispanico (
), is on
at The Apollo Theater, 253 West 125
The Brooklyn Closing Event, Canto de
, is on
at Performance &
, 622 Degraw Street, with music by Chilean composer
, performed by Khorikos Choral Ensemble.
Pan American Musical Art Research (PAMAR -
) will celebrate its 30
anniversary in 2014.
LACW 2013 is funded in part by a grant from NYC & Company Foundation, and is also supported, in part, by public funds from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. The NoMAA Capacity Building Grant Program is made possible by the JPMorgan Chase Foundation and Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation. This is also made possible in part with public funds from the Fund for Creative Communities, supported by
New York State
Council on the Arts and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and is also supported by the City's Latin Media and Entertainment Commission.
SOURCE Pan American Musical Art Research