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October 2014

A TASTE OF MEXICO NOW

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - November 1 @ 10:00 pm

Sample creativity and inspiration in contemporary Mexican cooking at the best Mexican restaurants in New York. Celebrated chefs have designed special Tacos for the Festival that will tempt, thrill and seduce your palate. Download/print your TACOMAPA with active links and join us on a TACOADVENTURE at: Prueba la verdadera creatividad de la cocina mexicana contemporánea con reconocidos chefs que servirán Tacos especiales que te tentarán, emocionarán y seducirán el paladar. Descarga/imprime tu TACOMAPA con ligas de enlace activas y acompáñanos en esta TACOAVENTURA en:…

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Free

LA TACOPEDIA – ENCICLOPEDIA DEL TACO

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, NYU,
53 Washington Square South New York, NY 10012 United States
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by Alejandro Escalante Book Presentation and Signing Who doesn’t love tacos? Mexico’s national dish is also an American standard. Discover the history and culture of the Mexican taco in author Alejandro Escalante’s Tacopedia, the world’s first taco encyclopedia. Join us for this fun and delicious book presentation and signing. Note: The presentation will be bilingual, and the book is available for sale only in Spanish. Additional support for this event by CONACULTA.   ¿Quién no ama los tacos? Sin lugar…

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$15

DEL SALÓN AL DANZÓN!

October 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Greenwich House Music School,
46 Barrow Street New York, NY 10014 United States
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Cesar Reyes / Michiyo Morikawa 2-Piano Concert. Contemporary and Classic Mexican Composers Discover Mexico’s rich repertoire of piano music from waltzes to mazurkas, from salón pieces to danzón. Cesar Reyes, joined by Michiyo Morikawa, will guide us through a two century history of the genre. This program will feature the energy and passion of some of the most important piano works from Mexico. This concert is part of the 7th Annual Latin American Piano and Song Festival of NY.   Descubre…

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Free

XIMENA PEREZ GROBET

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - November 20 @ 5:00 pm
Instituto Cervantes New York,
211 E 49 St New York, NY 10017 United States
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Artist Books / Book Arts Registering is also Writing (Art Exhibit) This Is Not An Art Book (Panel) Ximena Pérez Grobet with Alexander Campos/Executive Director, Center for Book Arts and Sue Gosin/Founder, Dieu Donne Graphic and book artist Ximena Pérez Grobet creates books as art objects. Discover her unlikely vision through this exhibition of works produced over the last decade. On the show’s opening night, enjoy a panel discussion about book art, art books, language, and the place they hold…

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Free

11th MORELIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL WINNERS

October 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
School of Visual Arts / Amphitheater,
209 East 23rd St (between 2nd & 3rd Ave.) New York, NY 10010 United States
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Winning short Films from the 11th MORELIA INTL FILM FESTIVAL Q & A with Anaïs Pareto Onghena, Director of La Banqueta (The Sidewalk) A CELEBRATE MEXICO NOW tradition continues. The Morelia International Film Festival, one of Mexico’s most renowned gatherings for contemporary cinema, sends us four award winning short films from its 2013 edition. Additional support for this event by CONACULTA. Esta muestra cinematográfica es ya una tradición de CELEBRATE MEXICO NOW. El reconocido Festival Internacional de Cine de Morelia…

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November 2014
$47 - $67

ALONDRA DE LA PARRA

November 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Town Hall,
123 West 43rd St New York, NY 10036 United States
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Conducting the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas (POA) Featuring NATALIA LAFOURCADE Mexican-American conductor Alondra de la Parra and her Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas (POA) return to New York City in a special Day of the Dead Concert to perform a repertoire honoring late Mexican composers, as featured on the Orchestra’s platinum albums Mi Alma Mexicana and Travieso Carmesí. This one-night only event also features indie pop sensation Natalia Lafourcade. This concert is produced in collaboration with Town Hall’s LEYENDAS…

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