Tuesday, April 13, 2010

MUST SEES Arts & Film / April 13 - 19

April 13 (6 pm) The World is So Boring. The Americas Society hosts a panel discussion on its present exhibition, "Marta Minujin: MINUCODEs". Featuring Alexander Alberro, Carolee Schneemann, Jenni Sorkin, and Gabriela Rangel. At 680 Park Avenue at 68th Street. For more information or to RSVP, click here call 212-249-8950.

April 13 (7.30 pm) Ecuadorean Cinema. Videoteca del Sur Presents Black Mama (Miguel Alvear, Patricio Andrade, 2009), a film exploring Ecuador’s annual “Mama Negra” Festival, an eclectic mixture of Catholic, African, and indigenous traditions. At the Millenium Film Workshop, 66 East 4th Street. For more information, click here or call 212-673-0090.

April 14 (7 pm) The Afterlife of Violence Film Series. New York University's King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center presents the U.S. Premier of To My Son in Spain: Finnish Canadians in the Spanish Civil War (Dave Clement, 2009), as part of an ongoing series on the Spanish Civil War. Introduced by Helen Graham and followed by a panel discussion. At 53 Washington Square South. For more information, click here or call 212-998-3650.

April 14 (7.30 pm) Hugo Perez: Portrait of the Cuban American Artist as a Young New York Filmmaker. 92YTribeca, the Woodstock Film Festival, and the Hudson Valley Programmers Group presents an evening with Hugo Perez, the critically acclaimed independent filmmaker. Four of his critically acclaimed shorts will be screened, followed with a Q & A. Tickets are $12. At the 92YTribeca Screening Room, 200 Hudson Street. For more information, click here or call 212-601-1000.

April 15-16 (check schedules below) PeruFest: Festival of New Peruvian Film. Presented by New York University, a wide reanging number of short and feature-films exploring social struggles, identity conflicts, political violence, and family relations in contemporary Peru. Curated by Claudia Salazar. Most screenings are followed by a Q & A with the directors. At The King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, 53 Washington Square South. For a full schedule, click here.

April 15 (check schedule below) Alexander Arrechea: Elasticity. Magnan Metz presents Alexandre Arrechea’s third solo show, featuring a variety of media that explores and defies architecture and movement. Artist recepction on April 22. Show running through May 22nd at the Magnan Metz Gallery, 521 West 26th Street. For more information, click here or call 212-224-2344.

April 15 (5-7 pm) Irma Bohórquez-Geisler: MEXICANation. The Snug Harbor Cultural Center presents an exhibition featuring twenty-four silver gelatin prints documenting the rapidly growing Mexican immigrant community in New York City. Opening reception. Show running through April 30th at the Snug Harbor Cultural Winter Garden Gallery, Building P., 100 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, Mondays through Fridays, from 9 am to 5 pm. For more information, click here or call 718-448-8348.

April 15 (6-8 pm) Art Without Borders at El Taller Latino. In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Week, El Taller Latino presents an exhibition featuring seven immigrant artists from around the world. Opening reception. Show running through May 29th, Mondays through Fridays, 10 am to 6 pm and Saturdays, 10 am-1.30 pm at the Grady Alexis Gallery, 2710 Broadway, 3rd Floor. For more information, click here or call 212-665-9460.

April 15 (7-10 pm) Fashion, Art & Wine. The Long Island Hispanic Chamber of Commerce presents an evening of wine tasting, fashion and art, with the opportunity to purchase the pieces. Tickets are $15 for LIHCC members and $25 non-members. At 532 Broadhollow Road, Mellville. To RSVP or for more information, email info@lihcc.org or call 631-393-6400.

April 15 (8pm) Latin American Cinema at Columbia University.  The Organization of Latin American Students presents the Third Annual Latin American Film Festival. Films include "Máncora" (from Peru), "The Disappeared" (from Argentina), "The Silent Zone" (from Cuba), and a variety of shorts from different Latin American countries provided by El Museo del Barrio. Many of the films will be followed by Q & A sessions with directors or professors. For more information, schedules and tickets, click here.

April 16 (5 pm) Call for Submissions Deadline. The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance holds its annual poster contest to advertise its arts festival in June. For more information, email info@nomaanyc.org or call 212-568-5308.

April 16 (7.30-11 pm) Brooklyn Art Show Case. The Brooklyn Caravan presents a night of art and music, featuring the solo exhibition of the Puerto Rican artist Jorge Namerow. At the Hibachi Tiki Hut, 890 Broadway.

April 16 - 23 (check schedules below) Havana Film Festival New York. The 11th edition of the HFFNY, dedicated to Enrique Pineda Barnet, opens with the New York premiere Los Dioses Rotos (Ernesto Daranas, 2008). Presented by actors Hector Noas and Silvia Aguila, at the New York Directors Guild Theater, 110 West 57th Street, 7 pm. For a full list of events and more information click here or call 212-946-1839.

April 17 (2-6) A-Lab Forum: Fracture. First of a series of monthly discussions conceived as an opportunity for artists to present works in progress and share their visions and ideas. The first installment focuses on the idea of Fracture in terms of breaking artistic boundaries. At Crossing Art Gallery, 136-16 39th Avenue at Main Street, Flushing. For more information, click here or call 212-359-4333.

Through April 30: Let Me Hug You. Havana New York presents a solo exhibition by Cuban-born graphic artist Agustín Ronaldo Rojas, featuring more than 50 pieces including drawings, etchings, and dry points. At the QbaVa Gallery, 508 42nd Street, Union City. For more information, click here or call 201-325-0197.

Through April 30: Photographs by Karen Greene. At the Hebrew Tabernacle’s Gold Gallery, 551 Fort Washington Avenue, Washington Heights. For more information, click here or call 212-568-8304.

Through May 9: Phantom Sightings: Art After the Chicano Movement. Curated by Rita Gonzalez, Howard Fox, and Chon Noriega. Organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Chicano Studies Research Center of the University of California, Los Angeles. At El Museo del Barrio, 1230 5th Avenue. For more information, click here or call 212-831-7272.

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