POSTPONED – March 29, 2020 in THE BRONX – Piano star MARIANNA PRJEVALSKAYA has performed with the Cincinnati Symphony, Louisiana Philharmonic, and National Lithuanian Symphony, collaborated with many great conductors, and released records on Naxos and Fanfare Cincinnati. On her MIM 2020 concert and FREE Bronx Piano Sundays debut, she regales us with technically exact renditions of timeless musical works by SCARLATTI, SOLER, DEBUSSY, and CHOPIN. — Stay tuned for future date!
POSTPONED – March 22, 2020 in THE BRONX – After last year’s masterful MIM concert showcasing Caribbean danzas, SARA BUECHNER returns to The Bronx with rising star pianists SUJIN KIM and EVELYN TIJANDRI. Winners of multiple piano competitions, they display their lauded abilities in works for 2, 4, and 6 hands by MOSZKOWSKI, MOREL CAMPOS, GOTTSCHALK, MOMPOU, RAVEL, DE FALLA, TURINA, and BUECHNER. Don’t miss this dazzling tribute to concert piano artistry! — Stay tuned for future date!
POSTPONED – March 15, 2020 in THE BRONX – Multiple award winning classical pianist CHANTAL BALESTRI brings her “confidence and sound technique” (South Florida Classical Review) to our FREE Bronx Piano Sundays afternoon concerts. Putting the spotlight on our Steinway & Sons grand piano, she will play favorite works by BEETHOVEN, GRANADOS, SCHUBERT, and LISZT! Free admission — donations welcome to the Puerto Rico Earthquake Relief for Artists. All are welcome! — Stay tuned for future date!
APPLICATIONS CLOSED. The Raúl Juliá Training Unit & Beyond Workshop Series is a 6-week interdisciplinary performing arts training workshop at the pre-professional level, imparted by seasoned theater professionals with Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off Broadway, film and television credits. April-May workshop culminates in public performances of Shakespeare’s TITUS ANDRONICUS! Acting, dancing, and music curriculum taught by artists of R.Evolución Latina and Pregones/PRTT. Requires both online application and in-person audition. — FREE ENROLLMENT.
March 8, 2020 in THE BRONX – Acclaimed classical pianist Moriah Freiner Trenk brings her “fluid and graceful style” (Villages News) to our FREE Bronx Piano Sundays afternoon concerts. Putting the spotlight on our beautiful Steinway & Sons grand piano, she will play astonishing and beloved works by HAYDN, RAVEL, RACHMANINOV, and GRANADOS! Free admission — donations welcome to the Puerto Rico Earthquake Relief for Artists. All are welcome! — RESERVE TODAY!
March 4, 2020 in THE BRONX – BxFW screens new, little-seen, and standout independent films that you will love! Next up and in time for this year’s March Is Music series is CHAVELA, filmmakers Catherine Gund & Daresha Kyi’s award-winning documentary about iconic Mexican singer Chavela Vargas. The film is a captivating look at the unconventional life of the beloved performer, whose triumphant return to the stage late in life brought her international fame. Co-presented with 21 Islands International Film Festival and Prime Latino Media. FREE. Seating is limited. RESERVE NOW!
February 5, 2020 in THE BRONX – BxFW screens new, little-seen, and standout independent films that you will love! This month’s feature is EL ACCIDENTE FELIZ (The Happy Accident), filmmaker Paloma Suau’s loving portrait of great Puerto Rican multidisciplinary artist ANTONIO “Toño” MARTORELL. A visually sumptuous journey through the Maestro’s joyous body of work with contributions by dear friends and colleagues. MEET THE ARTISTS in post-screening dialogue with Tío Louie! Co-presented with 21 Islands International Film Festival, Prime Latino Media, and Bronx Film 48. FREE. Seating is limited. RESERVE NOW!
November 9-10, 2019 in THE BRONX – Second Annual Bronx Dance & Drum Festival curated by Milteri Tucker & Bombazo Dance Co. This two-day event showcases the uniqueness of different cultures from the African Diaspora together on one stage! The festival advances Bombazo’s mission to connect the African presence of the Americas through dance and drum. This year’s theme, CROWNS: Telas de resistencia / Fabrics of Resistance, pays tribute to the women of the diaspora who have kept their cultural traditions alive and have passed them down to the next generations. Workshops, Drum Circle, Live Performances!
November 6, 2019 in THE BRONX – BxFW screens new, little-seen, and standout independent films that you will love! This month’s feature is JOHN LEGUIZAMO’S ROAD TO BROADWAY by Ben DeJesus, featuring behind-the-scenes footage from hit Broadway show LATINO HISTORY FOR MORONS as it was taking shape! The doc follows John’s process from early inspirations to Broadway, Netflix, and national tour. Q&A with the director, Ben DeJesus, and story producer Cionin Lorenzo. Co-presented with Prime Latino Media and 21 Islands International Film Festival. FREE. Seating is limited. RESERVE NOW!
October 19, 2019 in THE BRONX – Pregones/PRTT, in partnership with We Stay/Nos Quedamos, WNET • Thirteen, and Indie Lens Pop-Up, presents a multi-part afternoon arts and humanities program on the subject of the Bronx fires! Excerpt screening of documentary DECADE OF FIRE by Vivian Vázquez, excerpt reading of forthcoming musical TORCHED! by Rosalba Rolón and Pregones/PRTT Ensemble, conversation with the creatives and Edwin Pagán, and walking tour led by Elena Martínez and Petr Stand. FREE ADMISSION – RSVP now open!