12th Annual Latin American Cultural Week to Feature Calpulli Mexican Dance Company and Shall We Tango
The 12th Annual LATIN AMERICAN CULTURAL WEEK will include performances by the CALPULLI MEXICAN DANCE COMPANY and Shall We Tango, a series of milongas, performances, seminars and classes on Tango with Masters GABRIEL MISSE and CARLA ESPINOZA.
Latin American Cultural Week, running November 10-19, will once again present dance, music, theater, and visual arts events in venues in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, and Queens in order to create awareness and appreciation of Latin American arts and culture, while fostering inclusion and pride.
CALPULLI MEXICAN DANCE COMPANY
in "Dia de los Muertos" (Day of the Dead), a universal love story inspired by the native Mexican tradition. Work includes Mexican folk dances, classical ballet, and live music.
Saturday November 4 at 8 PM
The Town Hall, 123 West 43 Street
SHALL WE TANGO - MILONGAS, SEMINARS, PERFORMANCES
Argentine Tango Master Gabriel Misse and his partner Carla Espinoza return to NYC with an Intensive Argentine Tango Seminar, designed to improve technique, build sequences, and develop Argentina Tango culture and music appreciation. Misse, called "the Baryshnikov of Tango" by Alastair Macaulay in The New York Times, has drawn on his own training and vast knowledge and expertize to create a seminar to help dancers on all levels.
November 3 - 7 to 10 PM
November 4 - 3 to 6 PM
November 5 - 3 to 6 PM
November 10 - 7 to 10 PM
November 11 - 3 to 6 PM
November 12 - 3 to 6 PM
Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue, bet. 36-37 Streets
November 12 - 8:30 PM - Open Tango Lesson by Karina Romero
November 12 - 9:30 PM to 2 AM - Milonga with performance by Misse & Espinoza
Manhattan Ballroom, 29 West 36 Street