March Is Music – 15th Anniversary

FREE ONLINE – March 1-29, 2021 – For the 15th Anniversary of our popular March Is Music concert series, we bring you 15 must-see events: Great concerts by Latinx and international talent plus music-themed episodes of Spotlight and Bronx Film Wednesdays. Featuring Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon performances by artists like VICTORY PLAYERS CONTEMPORARY MUSIC ENSEMBLE playing living Puerto Rican composers, drummer Alex García’s AFROMANTRA, pianist SARA DAVIS BUECHNER, Dominican fusion stars YASSER TEJEDA + PALOTRÉ, and much more! A festive “MIM15” HAPPY HOUR for all friends of March Is Music is scheduled for March 27, RSVP for invitation. — SAVE THE DATES!

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BxFW Digital: April

FREE ONLINE – 9:30pm on April 7, 2021 – In anticipation of the 5th Anniversary of the 21 Islands International Short Film Festival, coming on April 14, Bronx Film Wednesdays celebrates five brilliant years of film programming from around the globe with eight award winning shorts! Hosted by BronxNet’s Sonyi Lopez and featuring interviews with festival curator Melisa Ramos and Pregones/PRTT’s Artistic Director, Rosalba Rolón. – SAVE THE DATE!

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Trasfondos

FREE ONLINE – 3:00pm on Saturday, April 24, 2021 – “Trasfondos/Backstories” is an arts- and humanities-based initiative that gives students, educators, and other community members access to our ensemble’s creative process. On April 24 we premiere of the short film Identity Through Art by Brianna Guillén. Created at PregonesPRTT, this fun 6-minute film features candid interviews with artists as they explore the many layers of identity. — RSVP NOW!

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Su Teatro + Agua, Sol y Sereno

FREE ONLINE – 7:30pm on May 5-8 and May 12-15, 2021 – Interactive online virtual residencies by powerhouse Latinx theater companies: SU TEATRO from Denver, Colorado, and AGUA, SOL Y SERENO from Santurce, Puerto Rico! Performances and dialogue with the artists. Insight into the lives and craft of award-winning Chicano and Puerto Rican theater makers, plus a chance to win two roundtrip tickets on Southwest Airlines! FREE on Zoom. — RSVP NOW!

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Bringing Tobacco & Cedar

FREE ONLINE – June 22-24, 2021 – We are proud to partner with Jane Gabriels and PEPATIÁN for its 4th Annual Indigenous Women Artists Residency, a project co-directed with and featuring Caridad de La Luz. A series of wide-ranging online conversations with seven artists from across “Turtle Island” about their relationships with the earth and transnational trans/planting through research, stories, and art. Live on Zoom. Free admission. — RSVP NOW!

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S(OBRAS)

FREE – In Person! June 19 to September 17, 2021 – A new art exhibit by Bronx artist David Hernaíz Concepción, created in collaboration with performer Julia Gutiérrez-Rivera, exploring the fleeting and nuanced expressions of a dancer’s performance of Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba music. Opening celebration with live music, and a special panel on the intersection of visual arts, cultural activism, and performance. Free admission. On view through September 17, 2021.

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Stage Garden Rumba 2021

FREE – Online & Cable TV – STAGE GARDEN RUMBA Digital episodes were recorded live May-September 2021 at South Bronx community gardens. dates pay tribute to the history of the South Bronx fires and the people power and joy that helped overcome them. Each 30-minute program features performances by multidisciplinary artists and impassioned words from community activists. Brodcasts weekly on Mondays 7:30pm ET on Pregones/PRTT’s social media platforms and public access channels of BronxNet Community Television. — SAVE THE DATES!

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Spotlight: Creatives at Work

FREE ONLINE & CABLE TV – Pregones/PRTT’s face-to-face interview series brings you inspiration plus provocations from performing artists and media makers of color. Filmed primarily at Pregones Theater in The Bronx, SPOTLIGHT features theater, music, dance, and film/media artists you need to know! Each episode is a snappy 30-minute compendium of conversation and performance. Watch for encore runs in December. — TUNE IN!

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