South American Music Festival 2016

EL COLECTIVO SUR PRESENTS THE 4TH EDITION OF THE NYC SOUTH AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL, JUXTAPOSING TRADITION AND INNOVATION

After three consecutive sold-out editions, the NYC SAMF returns to the stage with a dynamic selection of South American artists. These artists represent a meeting point of folkloric roots with jazz, rock, funk, world grooves, electronica, and avant-garde classical, blending in a unique fashion that celebrates today’s vibrant and diverse South American culture. Promising to be the most exciting lineup thus far, this year’s musicians weave together their respective cultural identities with innovative sounds and the cosmopolitan experience at the NYC music scene.

The NYC South American Music Festival, El Colectivo Sur’s flagship program, celebrates the diversity of South American music by presenting in New York City an exciting array of musicians who have blurred the boundaries between their musical cultures and carved out a renovated identity of the South American diaspora.

El Colectivo Sur presents the 4th NYC South American Music Festival (NYC SAMF 2016)
Concert & APAP Showcase

Monday, January 18, 2016 – 7PM ’til Midnight
at DROM, 85 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009
Tickets: $20 adv/$25 at door, Free with APAP badge

Monday, January 18, 2016 7:00 PM ’til Midnight DROM 85 Avenue A New York NY 10009 Tickets: $20 adv/$25 at door - Free with APAP badge

Monday, January 18, 2016
7:00 PM ’til Midnight
DROM 85 Avenue A
New York NY 10009
Tickets: $20 adv/$25 at door – Free with APAP badge

Event info:
www.nycsamf.com
info@elcolectivosur.com
347-709-8110

Line up:
Cyro Baptista’s Banquet of the Spirits
Los Crema Paraiso
Ximena Borges
Gregorio Uribe Big Band
Chuño (Sofia Tosello & Franco Pinna-DRUMMER/PERCU)
Juancho Herrera
Sofía Rei
(Note: Juancho & Sofía Rei will perform a couple of songs as part of a short collaborative set)

More info on the artists:

Cyro Baptista & Banquet of the Spirits
“simply ingenious.. undeniably provocative, powerful and deeply enjoyable” — All Music Guide.
Born in São Paulo, but a leading world citizen of New York’s vibrant Downtown scene for many years, master percussionist Cyro Baptista has collaborated with a wide variety of legendary talent—from John Zorn, David Byrne, and Laurie Anderson to Yo-Yo Ma, Trey Anastasio of Phish, Paul Simon, Herbie Hancock and Sting. Deeply inspired by the Brazilian philosophy of anthropofagia, or cultural cannibalism, Brazilian percussionist Cyro Baptista’s Banquet of the Spirits feasts on Afro-Brazilian sounds, samba, funk, metal and freewheeling jazz, as well as colors of Arabic, Celtic and Aboriginal music. Drummer-percussionist Tim Keiper, pianist Brian Marsella, and bassist/oudist Shanir Blumenkranz buoy their leader’s sonic blend, with beautiful vocals and flawless musicianship and charisma. www.cyrobaptista.com

Los Crema Paraiso
This powerful trio brings Venezuelan traditional music into jazz, rock, funk, latin grooves, electronica and exotic sounds from all over the world. With wide-ranging musical influences that include Aldermaro Romero, Tom Jobim and Pink Floyd, the result is a mix of “high speed bossa nova”, jazzy modern waltz, percussive atmospheric music in the form of classic Venezuelan songs, rock anthems and original pieces. Los Crema Paraíso are Neil Ochoa (drums/percussion), Jose Luis Pardo (guitar) and Bambam Rodriguez (bass).
www.loscremaparaiso.com/

Xi.Me.Na
“It is mind-boggling how Ximena gets so many sounds from her own body, but she does magnificently enchant”—The Huffington Post
Armed with an array of digital and analogue technologies, Venezuelan experimental musician Xi.men.na uses her voice to blend the music of disparate times and places, creating alluring sonic collages all in real time. Called “pop diva of opera” by Revista Paréntesis, Xi.me.na migrates confidently between avant-garde opera and electronic pop.
www.ximenaborges.com/sonic-collage/

Gregorio Uribe Big Band
“Latin artists on the rise.”—All About Jazz
This 16-piece orchestra blends danceable Colombian rhythms with jazz, funk and powerful big band arranging. The bandleader Gregorio Uribe, a noted Colombian singer and accordionist, has been a guest artist with Carlos Vives and Rubén Blades and was named by the government of Colombia as one of the “100 Most Successful Colombians Abroad.”
www.gregoriouribebigband.com/

Chuño (Sofia Tosello & Franco Pinna)
Chuño is the brainchild of New York-based Argentinian musicians percussionist Franco Pinna and singer Sofia Tosello. Based on the sounds of Pinna’s original instrument, the Arpa Legüera, which evokes the sounds of the Andean Charango, African Kora and Japanese Koto, this experimental musical duo expertly blends the rhythms and melodies of South America, Africa and Asia into one acoustically refined work.
www.facebook.com/Chuño-710159792451709

Juancho Herrera
Guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Juancho Herrera has carved a name for himself in the NYC Latin and world music scene. Drawing from his South American roots and the influence of jazz and blues Herrera’s has achieved a catalogue of original songs and unique renditions of Latin American music. Herrera’s versatility and virtuosity as a guitarist have taken him around the world to perform with a diverse array of jazz and world music all-stars including Claudia Acuña, Marta Gomez, Lila Downs, Alejandro Sanz, Branford Marsalis, Mercedes Sosa, Ryuichi Sakamoto, and The Chieftains.
juanchoherrera.com

Sofia Rei
“… Rei and her band treated us to stellar musicianship and genre-bending music.” — NPR music
Sofia Rei’s music explores connections between the various traditions of South American folklore, jazz, flamenco and electronic sounds. She has collaborated with artists such as John Zorn (currently with Mycale and the Song Project), Maria Schneider, Bobby McFerrin, the Klezmatics, Pedrito Martinez, Lionel Loueke and Geoffrey Keezer (with whom she has earned a Grammy Nomination for Best Latin Jazz Album of 2009). Her latest album, De Tierra Y Oro has received two independent Music Awards in the World Beat category for Best Album and Best Song in 2013 and has been featured on CNN, NPR’s Tiny Desk, WNYC’s Soundcheck, The New York Times and many more. She continues to set herself apart with a bold new vision in the global music scene.
sofiamusic.com

NYCSAMF 2016 Monday, January 18, 2016 7pm-12am

NYCSAMF 2016 Monday, January 18, 2016 7pm-12am

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Mestizo Art Center Rueda de Prensa 30 de Dic., 2015

Nueva York, Diciembre 30, 2015

Mestizo Art Center obtiene galardones en la 6ta edición del Concurso Mundial de Danza Latino.

Dos grupos logran el titulo de Campeones Mundiales de Salsa 2015.  Los equipos femeninos categoria junior e infantil son los galardonados con el titulo de Campeones de Salsa “World Latin Dance Cup 2015”, competencia realizada en Miami del 14 al 20 de Diciembre.

El evento de cinco días, considerado la competencia más grande de salsa a nivel mundial, contó con más de 1,200 participantes y presentó bailarines provenientes de todas partes del mundo en diferentes categorias.

Campeones de Salsa “6th World Latin Dance Cup 2015” Categoria Equipo Infantil Femenino – Edades de 3 a 11 años
Genelle Cardenas
Valentina Rincon
Gabriella Ochoa
Stephanie Cano
Michelle Cano
Isabella Ramirez

Campeones de Salsa “6th World Latin Dance Cup 2015” Categoria Equipo Junior Femenino – Edades 12 a 17 años
Karen Baez
Melanie Molina
Melany Amaya
Sabina Rojas
Katherine Alvarez

Un tercer premio fue otorgado a Ashley Ochoa, posición #7 entre cientos de niñas solistas de 3 a 11 años.

Las propuestas llenas de ritmo, movimiento y sincronización, realizados por Andres Mauricio Criollo, uno de los coreógrafos más destacados de Cali, Colombia, la disciplina y consejos específicos entregados a sus pupilas por Harold Puente, director artístico de MAC, todo ello, unido al trabajo lleno de tributos gestares y danzarina de las niñas y el apoyo de sus padres permitieron que las estudiantes trajeran los trofeos a la ciudad de Nueva York.

Mestizo Art Center – MAC
www.mestizoart.com
facebook.com/Harold.Puente

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Desfile de la Hispanidad Domingo 11 de Octubre 2015 10AM-4PM

DESFILE DE LA HISPANIDAD
Domingo 11 de Octubre, 2015 10AM-4PM
5th Avenida entre 44 y 70 Calle

Calendario de Eventos del Desfile de la Hispanidad
http://www.desfilehispanidad.com/calendario-de-eventos/

http://dsnyhispanic.org/files/Hispanic_Columbusday_parade_2015.pdf

Punto de encuentro de la comparsa Venezolana: 47 Calle y 5ta Avenida
Hora de encuentro: 10AM
Comienzo del Desfile de la Hispanidad: 12PM

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Desfile Hispano de Queens (Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015 10AM)

Venezuela en el Desfile Hispano de Queens el Domingo, 27 de Septiembre, 2015

Lugar de encuentro
69 calle y la 37 avenida a una cuadra del tren R en la parada 65th Street Jackson Heights, NY – Condado de Queens
Hora de encuentro
– 8:30am grupos folklóricos, carrozas, carros, etc.
– 10am-11am grupos de organizaciones que van a desfilar
– 12pm el desfile comienza
Hay que estar temprano para ayudar a que los organizadores y la policia NYPD puedan registrar más de 20 grupos con el tiempo debido.
– Andres Princes proveerá el cartel del Centro Cívico Venezolano
– Vamos a tener 2 bailarinas profesionales con trajes típicos que desfilaran bailando con la canción Pajarillo.
– Tendremos 6 máscaras de los Diablos del Yaré compartidas por Mirian Mavarez de El Cocotero
– Necesitamos a dos personas adultas que desfilen con las mascaras de los Diablos de Yaré. Sino hay ningún voluntario, las usamos para decorar la Minivan que vamos a tener con música Venezolana y decoradas con cositas que representan a nuestro país (cuatro, arpitas, etc).
– También hay 4 máscaras chiquitas de los Diablos de Yaré para que 4 niños desfilen con ellas.  Tenemos ya a 3 niños nos hace falta 1 niño más.
– Nuestra madrina Riczabeth desfilará con su hermano Rolando en el convertible que se alcanzó a rentar por medio de la campaña de GoFundMe gofundme.com/49kpuxyw
LO QUE SE PUEDE TRAER:
* camisetas que representen a Venezuela de alguna forma: paisajes, nombre del país.
* gorras con la bandera de Venezuela
* camisetas de la Vinotinto
* camisetas de los Magallanes
* camisetas de los Leones
* camisetas de otros Equipos representativos de Venezuela
* vestidos folklóricos
* si traes un coche al Desfile Hispano de Queens debes ser responsable por este y no dejarlo descuidado en el area de desfile.
LO QUE NO SE PUEDE TRAER:
– No bebidas alcohólicas
– No globos
– No papelillo (confetti)
– No bambalinas, flores, etc
– No se puede tirar nada de las carrozas, carros, o participantes que desfilan, para evitar ser multados.
– No objetos puntiagudos
– No objetos que puedan aporrear a la gente al caminar: sombrillas, palos metálicos
– No pancartas, ni material alegórico a la politica de nuestro pais.  Esta clase de eventos de protesta se deben hacer en su propio espacio, y con sus propios permisos necesarios de la ciudad de Nueva York.
– No tirar panfletos. Se puede tener a alguien en el público si se quiere dar publicidad pero no puede desfilar.
– No se puede usar la bandera como traje de baño.
– No se puede usar la bandera de manera obscena.
DESPUÉS del desfile:
– Regresar el convertible
– Podemos todos ir al cierre del Festival del Cine Venezolano.
http://www.venezuelanfilmfest.com
– Otra sugerencia?
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7th Annual Astoria Music Now: #NewWorldQueensFest Sat. Aug. 29, 2015 12pm-9pm

NewWorldQueensFest2015   For seven years, Astoria Music & Arts (AM&A) has brought music, art, dance, theater, comedy, and film to the #Astoria community, and this summer at #AstoriaPark.

AM&A will be throwing the greatest entertainment festival in Astoria. Join AM&A Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 12pm-9pm at Astoria Park for The New World Queens Festival. This year’s Festival is pet-friendly, with a focus on Eco-awareness, featuring live Bossanova, Reggae, Ska, R&B, Rock, Psychedelic, Americana, Indie, Funk, Blue Grass + AfroCuban bands, DJs; a Pie Eating contest sponsored by Astor Bake Shop and a children’s entertainment segment at 1pm provided by Little Club Heads, a family dance party experience for children 1-12 years old.

There will be a dance tent featuring Sol Dance Studios, a puppet show by Wondersparks from Raising Astoria, a giant Kaiju Big Battle Monster, Frank Ape and much more. Over 30 visual artists painters and sculptors will have their work up for your viewing pleasure.

Astoria Music and Arts is a non-profit 501c-3 community organization. For more info please visit- www.astoriamusicandarts.org. If you consider donating any amount ($1, $5, $10 or more) it would help the cost of putting the festival together and the musicians get a fair pay for their participation.

A list of some of the performers, entertainers, and vendors:
Eskarioka, The Rusty Guns, The Missing Teens, Caleb Hawley, Os Clavelitos, Evening Darling, Space Jump Live, Noahs Ark, Eliza and The Organic, SOS, Luxe, Rick Rocker, Safety Buffalo, Lindsay Benjamin, Jessica Rowboat, Afterbirth Monkey, Michael Perrelli, Lotion, Ron Lenahan, Warren Kimmel, Kyle Horn, Matt Loguidice, Jack Soann, Lulla Miyuki, Alma Mia, Owls For Olives, Bassick Lee, Sol Dance Studio, Astor Bake Shop’s Pie Eating Contest, Little Club Heads, Kaiju Big Battle Monsters, Wonder Spark Puppet Show, Giftshop_the_band, Judy Punch 23, Sparrow Film Project, The Quays, The Irish Whiskey Bar, Mundo, Beer Garden at Bohemian Hall, Shillelagh Tavern, Ovelia Psistaria Bar Greek Grill House, AstoriaPost.com Media Partner, The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York.

@giftshop_the_band  @therustyguns

ACOUSTIC STAGE PERFORMERS:
12:25pm Owls For Olive #owlsforolive Twitter: @OwlsforOlive
1:10pm Ron Lenahan #ronlenahan
1:45pm Jessica Rowboat #jessicarowboat Instagram & Twitter: @JessicaRowboat
2:20pm Kyle Horn #kylehorn Instagram & Twitter: @kylehornguitar
2:55pm Lulla Miyuki #lullamiyuki
3:30pm Lotion #lotion
4:05pm Jack Span #jackspan
4:40pm Matt Loguidice #mattloguidice
5:15pm Ben Absurdo #benbbsurdo Instagram & Twtter: @billyconahan
5:50pm Eliza and the Organix #elizaandtheorganix IG: @elizaandtheorganix Twitter: @EOrganix
6:25pm Lindsay Benjamin #LindsayBenjamin IG: @lindsaybenjaminmusic Twitter: @LindsBenjamin
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MAIN STAGE LINE UP:
12:00pm Safety Buffalo
12:35pm Os Clavelitos
1:10pm Rick Rocker Instagram & Twitter: @rickrockermusic
1:45pm Caleb Hawley IG: @calebhawley Twitter: @iamcalebhawley
2:20pm  Izzy Zay and The Inmates Twitter: @IzzyZayMUSIC
2:55pm Alma Mia IG: @almamiamusic
3:30pm Bassick Lee
4:05pm SOS
4:40pm Gift Shop IG: @giftshop_the_band Twitter: @giftshopNYC
5:15pm The Missing Teens Twitter: @themissingteens
5:50pm The Rusty Guns Instagram & Twitter: @therustyguns
6:25pm Evening Darling Instagram  & Twitter: @evening_darling
7:00pm Luxe
8:00pm Escarioka Twitter: @escarioka 

Astoria Music & Arts: The New World Queens Fest 2015

Astoria Music & Arts: The New World Queens Fest 2015

Astoria Music NOW! New World Queens Fest 2015

Astoria Music NOW! New World Queens Fest 2015

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39th Anniversary Queens Hispanic Parade Sun. 09/27/15 12pm

You can Like Desfile Hispano de Queens on Facebook
Follow Desfile Hispano de Queens on Twitter @DesfileHQ

Upcoming Queens Hispanic Parade Activities: (Calendario de Actividades del Desfile Hispano de Queens)

Viernes, 18 de Septiembre, 2015 (Friday, September 18, 2015)
Desfile Hispano de Queens Noche de Gala (Queens Hispanic Night Gala)
Donación $85 por persona, en la puerta $95 por persona (Advance donation $85 por persona, at the Door $95 per person)
Astoria World Manor 25-22 Astoria Blvd Astoria, NY 11102
QueensHispanicParadeGalaNightInv
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 Note: Address for Rodeo Guzman is 40-06 Astoria Blvd, 3er piso Astoria, NY 11103

Domingo, 20 de Septiembre, 2015 2pm-6pm/ Sunday, September 20, 2015 2pm-6pm
Lugar/Location: 
El Rodeo Guzman 40-06 Astoria, Blvd 4th floor, Astoria, NY 11105
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Desfile Hispano de Queens (Queens Hispanic Parade)
Domingo, 27 de Septiembre, 2015 12pm (Sunday, September 27, 2015 12pm)
69 a 86 calle sobre la 37 Avenida o la Northern Blvd (TBA) en Jackson Heights Queens, NY

Dia Cultural en Octubre; fecha pendiente (Cultural Day in October 2015; date pending)

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Video Promo de todos los eventos este año 2015

Video Promo de las reinas actuales al certamen y al Desfile Hispano de Queens

Video ReCap del Desfile Hispano de Queens 2014

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2nd Talent Show (2014)

Almost done with the 2nd Talent Show DVD, while the final current setting is being processed, I’ve looked at the videos of the songs performed by the talented group of students.

If I were a boy, Beyonce http://youtu.be/AWpsOqh8q0M
Apologize, One Republic http://youtu.be/fzq8c5pr-Ws
She Will be Loved, Maroon 5 http://youtu.be/nIjVuRTm-dc
A Man in The Mirror, Michael Jackson http://youtu.be/PivWY9wn5ps

Please Remember Me, Tim McGraw http://youtu.be/pA9Z2teKB0A
The Time of Your Life – Green Day http://youtu.be/CnQ8N1KacJc
Winter Song, Sara Bareilles & Ingrid Michaelson http://youtu.be/UkOKCWDJ4iA
Hurt, Christina Aguilera http://youtu.be/wwCykGDEp7M
Say Something, A Great Big World http://youtu.be/-2U0Ivkn2Ds
Nocturne, Op. 9, No. 2 in E-Flat Major – Fréderic Chopin http://youtu.be/7w_z-fr6Upo
Pompeii, Bastille http://youtu.be/F90Cw4l-8NY
Me, Tamia http://youtu.be/8tCvkaP0hoo
Spoken Word Poem, Desiree Dallaglacomo http://youtu.be/iaT5r8nnJJY
The Middle, Jimmy Eat World http://youtu.be/oKsxPW6i3pM
Listen, Beyonce http://youtu.be/yKlGcrFpoWU
Te Perdiste Mi Amor, Thalia and Prince Royce http://youtu.be/39Pngb7MAas
June
All of Me, John Legend http://youtu.be/450p7goxZqg
YMCA http://youtu.be/CS9OO0S5w2k

 

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