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Magos Herrera Fall Concerts
September 13, 17 and 21, 2012
Singer Magos Herrera, one of the most beautiful voices and the most active vocalist of the contemporary Latin American jazz scene, will perform at the OMW, the Bar Next Door and Somethin' Jazz this fall.

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Perhaps, Perhaps … Quizás

September 15, 20 and 22, 2012
As part of The New York Clown Theatre Festival, Mexican actress Gabriela Muñoz will perform Perhaps, Perhaps at the Brick Theater in Brooklyn, NY. The performance revolves around Greta, a lonely woman who rehearses once a week for the arrival of the so-called “one.” Will she get lucky tonight?


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Ballet Folklórico de México Amalia Hernández

Sunday, September 23 at 6pm

In celebration of its 60th anniversary, Amalia Hernández’s prestigious dance company will perform at the Lehman Center.


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Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Monday, Spetember 24 at 6pm
Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer invites you to a Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at Raymi Peruvian Kitchen & Pisco Bar.


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De Farrucas, Amor y Locura
September 28 - October 7, 2012
This extraordinary new show merges the virtuosic performance of Mexican Flamenco dancer Maria Elena Anaya with poetry, music, and theater, to create a unique performance piece.
This La MaMa premiere gives a glimpse into the story and life of Mexican poet Guadalupe Amor, contemporary and friend of Diego Rivera and Maria Felix, who was known as Pita Amor, The 11th Muse.

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The Mexican Women of New York
September 5-30, 2012
In Reference to... The Mexican Women of New York is a photographic project about Mexican female immigrants across America, exploring issues of cultural identity, femininity, and our relationship to these themes through personal objects. Opening reception: Thursday, September 6th from 6-8pm.

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Black Dodecahedron
September 6 - October 5, 2012
Ramis Barquet Gallery presents Victor Rodriguez's newest exhibition "Black Dodecahedron." In this series, Victor repaints his pieces multiple times to explore the way our perceptions of memories change over time. He utilizes techniques of photorealism to evoke the transformation of the past and present. Opening reception: Thursday, September 6 from 6-8pm

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Mano a Mano Benefit featuring Lila Downs
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Cocktails, tasting menu and silent auction! This benefit will enable Mano a Mano to cntinue offering its free and low-cut cultural programming to memebers of the community, including Mexicanidad, series of classes on music, dance, art and other aspects of Mexican culture. The night will feature a performance by the talented Lila Downs.

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Voice Array by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer
September 6 - October 13, 2012
The Bitforms Gallery is pleased to announce its fourth solo exhibition with Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. The exhibition features the United States premier of two projects: Voice Array, a participatory environment that debuted last fall in Sydney, Australia at the Museum of Contemporary Art; and Last Breath, which was part of the 11th Bienal de la Habana.

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Ojo de Agua
November 1 & 3, 2012
The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, in cooperation with the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York, the New York State Council for the Arts, and Cinema Tropical, present Ojo de Agua Comunicación, an independent indigenous media producing and training organization from Oaxaca, Mexico, that seeks to promote and contribute to the free expression of indigenous people.

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Coro Promúsica México at Carnegie Hall
November 3, 2012 at 8pm
The Canterbury Choral Society will celebrate its 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee with a performance of Gustav Mahler’s Eight Symphony at Carnegie Hall. Among the 700 singers that will participate is the Coro Promúsica México, conducted by Dr. Samuel Pascoe.

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Dia de Muertos with Mano a Mano

November 1-4, 2012
Mano a Mano invites you to their tenth annual celebration of the Day of the Dead. A variety of events and workshops will be offered in the churchyard of St. Marks (10th Street and Second Avenue in Manhattan). All events are free and open to the public.


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Persona Normal by Benito Taibo
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 7 PM
Passionate, irreverent, obsessive: Mexican writer Benito Taibo presents his first novel, Persona Normal, a funny, quixotic mosaic of 32 short stories and essays. In it, Taibo plays with language, paradox, and humor, drawing on his own vast cultural knowledge that proves he is anything but a “persona normal.”

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superHUMAN
September 6 - December 22, 2012
Mexican artists will present their photographs, along with 12 other artists, for the series superHUMAN at the Aljira Contemporary Art Center in Newark, NJ.

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Americas Design Competition: Draw Up A Chair
ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS: JULY 31, 2012 – OCTOBER 30, 2012
The Battery Conservancy invites students and professionals from the Americas (Canada, the United States, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean), to design an iconic moveable outdoor seating element. The winning design will be fabricated for use at The Battery, the 25-acre park at the tip of Manhattan which annually welcomes six million visitors.

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Carlos Fuentes International Literary Prize

Mexico’s cultural authority announced the creation of an international literary award in honor of the late writer, Carlos Fuentes. The International Award for Creative Writing will be awarded annually, and will consist of $250,000, a sculpture designed by artist Vicente Rojo, a diploma and publication of the winner’s acceptance speech. The award will be given to Spanish speaking writers and will help contribute to the enrichment of literature.


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Pablo Elizondo at Cantina Royal
July 28 - October 15, 2012
Pablo Elizondo will present “LVX SIDERAl” at Cantina Royal in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. His work focuses mainly on the relationship between human beings and nature through the visual and tactile deconstruction of chaos, imbounded in the painstaking manufacture behind the idea of landscaping the imaginarium of the individual through the balance of form, color and theoretical charge. Opening party on Friday July 27th!

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La Casa Azul Bookstore Grand Opening
La Casa Azul Bookstore
Grounded in Latino culture, La Casa Azul Bookstore is dedicated to providing cultural, and educational programs via literature and art in East Harlem.

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Roll to Proceed by Christian De Gré
April 6 - October 19, 2012
Fridays at 10:30 PM

Imagine, if you will, a world unencumbered by the stress of decision-making; a world where you never have to wonder if you made the ‘right decision.’ In this existential comedy, two roommates make this a reality by letting the roll of a DIE decide for them.
Directed by Mexican playwright Christian De Gré.

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