Tuesday, November 2, 2010

MUST SEES Art & Film / November 2-9

November 2 (6.30 pm) Catalan Documentaries. The Catalan Center at NYU presents Monkeys Like Becky(Jorda, 1999), as part of a film series featuring documentaries from the M.A. program at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. At the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, 53 Washington Square South. For more information, click here or call 212-998-8255.

November 2 (7 pm) Cinema Tropical’s Music + Film Series: Janeiro in New York. Screening of Beyond Ipanema: Brazilian Waves in Global Music/Ondas Brasileiras na Musica Global (Guto Barra and Béco Dranoff, 2009), a documentary surveying the Brazilian music experience outside of Brazil. At Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater, 165 W. 65St, upper level. To R.S.V.P., click here.

November 2 (7:30 pm) Videoteca del Sur. Screening of Vestigios de un Sueño (Fisher, 2006) and Terras (Da-Rin, 2009), the first a film about the persecution of teachers during the dictatorship of Alfredo Stroessner in Paraguay, the second a documentary exploring the concept of country lines in the Amazonian forest.   At the Millenium Film Workshop, 66 East 4th Street. For more information, click here or call 212-673-0090.

November 3 (6 pm) Nueva York Hispánico 2010. Instituto Cervantes and the Hispanic New York Project present Paraíso Travel (Simon Brand, 2008), the story of a young Colombian couple’s experiences as illegal immigrants in Queens, preceded by the short Medialengua (Carlos Aguasaco, 2009).  At Instituto Cervantes, 211-215 East 49 St. For more information, click here or call 212-308-7720.   

November 3 (6-9 pm) Memory Leaks—Opening Reception. An exhibition of pieces that appeal to memory and make the past tangible, curated by Mónica Espinel.  Featuring drawing, photography, sculpture, video, and performance by Angela Freiberger, Auguste Garufi, Robin Graubard, Genevieve Maquinay, Lui Shtini, Julie Tolentino, Carlo Zanni, and Krzysztof Zarebski. Running through December 4 at the CREON Gallery, 238 East 24 Street. For more information, click here. 
November 3 (6.30 pm) Nuevo Cine @ El Museo. Screening of Os Famosos e os Duendes da Morte/The Famous and the Dead (Filho, 2009), a film about a lonely teenager who becomes obsessed with the online videos of a couple from his town. At El Café at el Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue. For more information, click here.

November 4 (5.30-7 pm) The Song of Silence—Opening Reception. The Alliance of Dominican American Visual Artists in collaboration with the Office of Government and Community Affairs at Columbia University present an exhibition of new Dominican artists. At the Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavillion, 1150 Saint Nicholas Avenue at 168 Street, and the Lasker Biomedical Research Building, 3960 Broadway at 166   Street.

November 4 (6-8 pm) Eternal Return—Opening Reception. Solo exhibition by Germán Tagle, curated by Esperanza León. The show explores the philosophical premise that the universe and its contents are finite but ever-changing with acrylic paints and natural media. Running through December 4 at Elga Wimmer PCC, 526 West 26 Street, Floor 3, #310.  For more information, call 212-206-0006 or 631-907-8422.

November 5 (6pm) Tribute to Pura Belpré. As part of its Puerto Rico Fest, Borimix presents a contemporary art exhibition honoring Pura Belpré's children literature legacy through pieces on the love story between Pérez the Mouse and Martina the Roach. Running through November 30 at the Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center, 107 Suffolk Street, 1 and 2 floors. For more information, click here or call 212-529-1545.

November 5 (6 pm) Art at the Colombian Consulate. An exhibition of contemporary pop artist Vianey, as interpreted by the renown luxury accessories designer Mário Hernández. roceeds will benefit the 911 Police Aid Foundation. At the Colombian Consulate, 10 East 46 Street. For more information, click here or call 212-798-9004.

November 5 (6 pm) José Clemente Orozco's at the New School: Panel. The New School for Social Research hosts a panel discussion exploring the collaborative efforts of the exhibit in front of “A Call for Revolution and Universal Brotherhood,” Orozco’s only mural in New York.  R.S.V.P. is required. At the New School, Orozco Room, 66 West 12 Street, 7 Floor. For more information, click here. 

November 6 (2.30 pm) Shattered Glass: Rethinking the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil Collection.  The Americas Society presents an exhibition which brings new scholarship to the work of Mexican modernist artists and their influence on contemporary art. Curated by Bertha Aguilar, Alejandra Olvera, and Sandra Zetina, from the Art History Graduate Program at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México.  Running through December 18 at the Americas Society, 680 Park Avenue at 68 Street, Wednesdays through Saturdays, 12-6 pm. For more information, click here.    

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