March 28, 2020 in THE BRONX – One of today’s leading contemporary Mexican ensembles, known for its show-stopping musicality and charisma, Villalobos Brothers fuse the expressive richness of Mexican folk with the intricate harmonies of jazz and classical music. Joining them as opening act will be Argentinean singer-songwriter Carolina Mama — GET TICKETS NOW!
March 21, 2020 in THE BRONX – Led by HOMMY RAMOS, with percussionist and co-director NELSON BELLO, Trombeatz is a dynamic, cutting edge and totally unique Caribbean jazz ensemble. Their debut album, A Caribbean Thing, was released to great acclaim under Truth Revolution Recording Collective in 2019. The group has performed in Puerto Rico and throughout the eastern U.S., and is known for its high energy and melodic skill. — GET TICKETS NOW!
March 14, 2020 in THE BRONX – Fresh from her massive and triumphant Chorus of the Forest installation at New York Botanical Garden, groundbreaking composer ANGÉLICA NEGRÓN joins BRONX ARTS ENSEMBLE’s string quartet for all-new arrangements of original works. The evening will include a rich cross-section of Angélica’s compositions. The evening will include a full cross-section of her compositions, from live electronics to strings to piano with some great surprises in store! — GET TICKETS NOW!
March 7, 2020 in THE BRONX – Virtuoso Venezuelan cuatro player JORGE GLEM, joins forces with Cuban/Venezuelan pianist, composer and arranger CÉSAR OROZCO, in this concert featuring the music from their first album as a duo entitled STRINGWISE. With genres such as Venezuelan joropo, merengue, and Cuban son with a repertoire of worldwide renowned masterpieces from pop and jazz — GET TICKETS NOW!
January 24-26, 2020 in THE BRONX – New York Premiere and Puerto Rico Earthquake Benefit! A new multidisciplinary theater work by award-winning poet, performance artist, and playwright Paul S. Flores. The show explores true stories of immigrant Cuban artists living in the United States. Developed with and featuring Afro-Cuban jazz luminary Yosvany Terry; choreographer and dancer Ramón Ramos Alayo; and Oakland-based hip-hop artist DJ Leydis. Directed by Rosalba Rolón with videography by Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi. Only 3 performances — GET TICKETS NOW!
January 9-19, 2020 in MANHATTAN – Encore run of acclaimed first full-length play by Latinx favorite Flaco Navaja and a stellar five-piece Latin band, aka The Razor Blades. Part coming of age story, part love letter to salsa and The Bronx, EVOLUTION OF A SONERO delivers a testament to human resilience in a spirited concert theater tribute. Directed by Jorge B. Merced. Back in NYC for a strictly limited engagement. Buy your tickets early!
Now Playing in MANHATTAN – A NEW YORK TIMES CRITIC’S PICK! First-ever stage adaptation of international hit novel LA GUARACHA DEL MACHO CAMACHO by Luis Rafael Sánchez. A cast of wild, mostly lovable, and decidedly over the top characters —The Deejay, The Senator, The Socialite Wife, The Son, The Mistress, and Doña Chon, the nosy neighbor— poke fun at a situation most messy, most sticky, most certainly out of control! Off-Broadway World Premiere at historic Puerto Rican Traveling Theater on West 47th Street. GET TICKETS NOW.
Saturday, May 5, 2018 @ 2 to 6PM Where ART Meets GREEN STAGE GARDEN RUMBA is a fresh and FREE new LIVE PERFORMANCE series in the South Bronx! And we’re kicking off this Cinco de Mayo! WHERE: At Pregones’ beautiful little garden on Walton Avenue, between 149th and 150th Streets. WHAT: It’s an invitation for you and your family to…
Our recent, multi-voiced and multi-media blog series is now archived for you to read, comment, and share in conjunction with the Off-Broadway run of BETSY! —the Appalachian-Puerto Rican Musical— starting April 9 at PRTT! Thanks to our partners at Roadside Theater, the good people at Café Onda, HowlRound, and Imagining America, and the BETSY! Circle…
“Look at her! She’s so beautiful!”, said Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman to have flown space, as the space shuttle took her and fellow astronauts hundreds of miles away. Ms. Tereshkova, a Russian cosmonaut, was referring to Planet Earth. Earth was a female. It always has been. I remember that day in 1969 when Neil…