May Events

Cultural agenda for this month  in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania

VISUAL ART  
What: Video Installation  “O Levante”,  by Jonathas de Andrade, at the exhibition Unfinished Conversations
Where: Museum of Modern Art  (Manhattan)
When: March –  July 30

VISUAL ART
What: Exhibition “Lygia Pape: A Multitude of Forms”
Where: Met Breuer (Manhattan)
When: March 21 – July 23

VISUAL ART
What: Exhibition “Lygia Clark: Modulated Space”
Where: Luhring Augustine (Manhattan)
When: April 29 – June 17

VISUAL ART
What: Exhibition “ Paulo Bruscky”
Where: Nara Roesler (Manhattan)
When: May 1 – June 24

PUPPET THEATER
What: City Parks Puppet Mobile presents the traveling show “Cinderella Samba”, the classic Cinderella fairy tale with a  carnival twist
Where: Various parks, playgrounds and recreation centers in New York City
When: May 1 – August 30

MUSIC
What: João Bosco, direct from Rio, and band (Gutto Wirtti/Bass, Kiko Freitas/Drums, Ricardo Silveira/Guitar)
Where: Birdland (Midtown Manhattan)
When: May 2 – May 6 @ 8:30 PM and 11:00 PM

LITERATURE – PEN WORLD VOICES FESTIVAL
What: Book Launch & Artist Talk. “What are the Blind Men Dreaming”, by Noemi Jaffe.
Where/When: PEN America – World Voices Festival.
May 2 @ 7:00 PM (Poets House, 10 River Terrace, New York)
May 5 @ 7:00 PM (Nuyorican Poets Cafe, 236 E 3RD ST, New York)

CINEMA – PEN WORLD VOICES FESTIVAL
What: Screening of the film “Aquarius”, followed by a conversation with Lucrecia Zappi, Elisa Schappell and D.W Gibson. Moderated by Eric M. Becker.
Where/When: PEN America – World Voices Festival
May 2 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Alamo Drafthouse, 445 Albee Square W #4,  Brooklyn)

THEATER – PEN WORLD VOICES FESTIVAL
What: “TranScenes: Four Short Plays from Brazil”.  Works by Marcia Zanelatto, Jô Bilac, Daniela Pereira de Carvalho and Joaquim Vicente.
Where/When: PEN America – World Voices Festival
May 2 @ 4:00 PM (Segal Theater, GC CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue). Free and open to the Public, first come, first served

VISUAL ART
What: Exhibition “Ever Changing Perspectives”, by photographer Jade Matarazzo
Where: Brazilian Endowment for the Arts – BEA  (Manhattan)
When: May 4  @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM  (Opening Reception)

VISUAL ART – FRIEZE NEW YORK
What: Highlights include Amilcar de Castro @ Silvia Cintra + Box 4 and Julio Plaza @  Marilia Razuk
Where: Frieze New York
When: May 5 – May 7

MUSIC
What: Rubens Salles Group,  with Special guest Flavia Bittencourt
Where: Williamsburg Music Center (Brooklyn)
When: May 6 @ 8:00 PM

CINEMA
What: Film Screening “André Midani – do Vinil ao Download”, followed by a conversation with Andre Midani and Larry Rohter
Where: America’s Society
When: May 11 @ 7:00 PM

MUSIC
What: Fabio Gouvea Quartet
Where: Cornelia Street Café (West Village – Manhattan)
When: May 14 @ 8:30 PM

BOTECO SOCIAL
What: A social club with monthly events to celebrate Brazilian Culture. May Event: Learn How to Play Samba Instruments @ Subrosa.  Please note that this a free event, but RSVP is required (juliana@leblon.com). Limited spots available.
When: May 17 @ 6:30 PM

MUSIC
What: Elza Soares
Where: Town Hall (Manhattan)
When: May 19 @ 8:00 PM

MUSIC
What: Istmo Trio (Magos Herrera – Vocals; Vitor Gonçalves – Accordian; Rogério Boccato –  Percussion) with Special Guest Gilad Hekselman – Guitar
Where: Queens Library @ Flushing
When: May 21 @ 2:00 PM

MUSIC
What: Brazilian Soul: Vanessa Falabella and Carlos Dias
Where: Metropolitan Room (manhattan)
When: May 25 @ 9:30 PM

MUSIC
What: Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Singers International presents a Brazilian piece: the première  of Danilo Guanais’s  “Missa de Alcaçuz”,  with Conductor Vladimir Silva.
Where: Carnegie Hall (Manhattan)
When: May 26 @ 7:00 PM

MUSIC
What: Fleurine and Brazilian band (Vitor Gonçalves- piano & accordion; Ian Faquini – guitar; Eduardo Belo –bass; Rogério Boccato –Percussion)
Where: Birdland (Manhattan)
When: May 28 @ 6:00 PM

MUSIC
What: Join the Brazilian Chorus of New York, an initiative of the International Brazilian Opera (IBOC)
Where:  Our Lady of Pompei Church (25 Carmine Street, NY, West Village) (Manhattan)
When: Rehearsals twice a week:
Sundays –  11:30 AM – 1 PM (Church auditorium – downstairs)
Thursdays – 7 PM  – 8:30 PM  (Organ room – upstairs)

MUSIC
What: Dom Salvador Solo Piano
Where:  River Café
When: Every day except Thursday

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