Thursday, June 16, 2011

MUSIC / June 16 - 24

June 16, 17, 18 (8 pm) and 19 (6 pm) The Tango Zone. Presented by Tango Zone Dance Company. Tango, as you haven't seen it before. Also featuring artwork by Mariano Cinat. Tickets: $30. At Poet's Den Theater, 209 East 308 Street. For reservations and tickets, click here.

June 16 (6.30 pm) Music and Mexican Immigrant Life. Lecture by Cathy Ragland, author of Música Norteña: Mexican Migrants Creating a Nation between Nations (Temple University Press, 2009), a book that traces the various styles of Mexican music that have become part of the city's musical landscape. Co-sponsored by the Center for Traditional Music and Dance. Free admission; RSVP required. At the Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street. For reservations and more information, click here.

June 18 (5:30 pm) Tego Calderón at Highbridge Park. An originator of the reggaeton sound. At Highbridge Park, 172 and Amsterdam Ave. For more information, click here

June 18 (7:30 pm) Larry Harlow and his Latin Legend Band. Presenting The Battle of the Salsa Violinists. Part of Celebrate Brooklyn 2011. At Prospect Park West and 9th Street. For more information, click here.

June 18 (8:00 pm) Mario Bauzá Tribute. Bobby Sanabria Big Band and Guests celebrate the Centennial of the Afro-Cuban Jazz master. Part of TeatroStageFest 2011. At the Apollo Theater. For more information click here.

June 20 (7:30 pm and 9:30 pm) Pedro Giraudo Jazz Orchestra. Celebrating the release of their new CD, "Córdoba". At Jazz Standard, 116 East 27th Street. For more information click here.

Ongoing: ¡Sí Cuba! Festival. A New York celebration of Cuban arts and culture. Running at different venues through June 16. For tickets and schedule of events, click here.

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