Tuesday, March 2, 2010

MUST SEES Arts & Film / March 2 - 8

March 3 (6.30 pm) Nuevo Cine at El Museo. El Museo del Barrio presents Spoken Word (Victor Nunez, 2009), a film about a spoken-word artist who returns home to spend time with his sick father. Featuring Ruben Blades, Kuno Becker, and Miguel Sandoval. At El Teatro at El Museo, 1230 Fifth Avenue (at 104th Street). For more information click here or call 212-831-7272.

March 3 (5-9 pm)  Immigrant City, Ramos-Fermín and Indie Crafts. Opening reception. The Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos and the Contemporary Art Center of the Bronx Council on the Arts present three new exhibitions veering around urbanization, globalization, and immigration: In the City - Memory, Places and Spaces (curated by  Juanita Lanzó), Transmit-Transit, by Hatuey Ramos-Fermín (curated by Ricardo Miranda-Zúñiga), and Impractical Hats: Indie Crafts Reinvent Everyday Gear (curated by Lisa Curran). Through May 7th at the Longwood Art Gallery, 450 Grand Concourse at 149th Street, Bronx. The gallery is open Monday through Friday, 10 am-6 pm.  For more information, click here or call 718-518-6728.

March 4 (6-8 pm) Contemporary Women Artists of Northern Manhattan. Opening reception. In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance presents an exhibition displaying the works of 24 female artists residing in Washington Heights and Inwood. Curated by Andrea Arroyo. Through April 30th at the NoMAA Gallery,  178 Bennett Avenue at 189th Street, 3rd Floor. Open Monday through Friday, 11 am-5 pm. For more information or to R.S.V.P., email info@nomaanyc.org or call 212-568-4396.
March 4-7 (9am-8pm) PULSE New York 2010. In its fifth season, the Pulse Contemporary Art Fair presents over sixty exhibitors from nineteen countries. The fair will feature gallery booths, sculptures, installations, and a video lounge curated by Deborah Cullen. At 330 West Street, at West Houston Street. For more information, click here, email info@pulse-art.com, or call 212-255-2327. 
March 4-7 The Armory Show. In its twelfth year, the internationally renowned modern art fair presents 167 contemporary art dealers, 66 modern art dealers, and 10 nonprofit organizations from around the world.  At Pier 92 and 94. For more information, click here or call 212-645-6440.

March 4 (7-9 pm) Leandro Katz's Historia Natural/Natural History. Opening reception. Henrique Faria Fine Art presents an exhibit of photographs  by Leandro Katz. Through March 30th at the Mireille Mosler Gallery. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 am-6 pm, at 35 East 67th Street. For more information, email info@henriquefaria.com or call 212-517-4609.

March 4 (9.15 pm) Rotterdam @ BAM Film Series. BAMcinematek presents the premiere of Alamar (Pedro González-Rubio, 2009) a film about a father and son returning to their roots on Chinchorro reef on the Mexican coast. Followed by a Q&A with the director. At BAM Rose Cinemas,  30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn. For tickets or more information, click here or call 718-636-4100.

March 5 (check schedules below) Spain in The City: Young Spanish Artists at  The Gabarrón Foundation. Featuring works by Pedro Barbeito, Itziar Barrio, Antón Cabaleiro, Juanli Carrion, Jacobo Castellano, Hugo Fontela, Javier Martín de Frutos, and Verónica Pena. Through April 30th at the Carriage House Center for the Arts. Open Mondays through Fridays, 9am-5pm. At 149 East 38th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenue. For more information, click here or call 212-573-6968. 

March 8 (7 pm) The Afterlife of Violence. The King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center presents La Caza (Carlos Saura, 1965), as part of an ongoing film series on the Spanish Civil War. Introduced by Professor Helen Graham. At 53 Washington Square South. For more information,  click here or call 212-998-3650.


through April 1st: Women-Made. In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Grady Alexis gallery at El Taller Latinoamericano presents an exhibit about gender roles and femininity. Featuring works by Dindga McCannon, Jessica Lagunas, and Margaret Peot. Curated by Andrea Arroyo. At 2710 Broadway at 104th. For more information, click here or call 212-665-9460.  

through April 12th: Treasures Along the Route of Santiago de Compostela. The World Monuments Fund and the government of Castilla y León , Spain, recreate the famous medieval pilgrimage route. At the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute, 684 Park Avenue at 68th Street. For more information, email cvergara@queensofiasi.org or call 212-628-0420.

through April 14th: The BRUCENNIAL 2010: Miseducation. Presented by The Bruce High Quality Foundation, 420 artists from 911 countries working in 666 discrete disciplines to reclaim education as part of an artist's ongoing practice beyond the principals of any one institution or experience. Performances throughout the night.  On view at 350 West Broadway  through April 12th, Wednesdays through Sundays, 12-6 pm and at RECESS, at 41 Grand Street through March 20th Wednesdays and Thursdays, 12-6 pm and Fridays and Saturdays, 11 am-6 pm. For more information, click here

through May 23rd Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America, 1920s-50s. The Newark Museum presents an exhibition examining the conceptual and personal connections between 70 abstract artists from Argentina, Brazil, the United States, Uruguay and Venezuela. At the Newark Museum, 49 Washington Street. For more information, click here or call  973-596-6550.

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