June Events

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

MUSIC
WHAT: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with special Brazilian guest Hamilton de Holanda (bandolin)
Where: Jazz at Lincoln Center (Rose Hall) (Manhattan)
When: June 1 – June 3

LITERATURE
What: Reading of Selected Poems of Fernando Pessoa by Saudade Theatre and Nuno Marques at the Piano during European Literature Night
Where: Bohemian National Hall (Manhattan)
When: June 2 @ 7:00 – 8:00 PM

MUSIC
What: Helio Aves Quartet with special guest Chico Pinheiro
Where: Jazz at  Kitano (Manhattan)
When: June 2 @ 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM

MUSIC
What: Tom Zé -Series Masters of Brazilian Music, promoted by the World Music Institute
Where: BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) (Brooklyn)
When: June 3 @ 8:00 PM

MUSIC
What: Brazilian Beat – Brazilian funk, soul and popular music with DJ Greg Caz and bands.
Where: Our Wicked Lady (Brooklyn)
When: June 3 @ 2:00 PM

VISUAL ART
What: Julia Brandão undertakes live art project at Go Green! Brooklyn Festival. Julia works with found fabrics and her own clothing to create her artwork.
Where: McCarren Park  (850 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn)
When: June 3 @ 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

VISUAL ART
What: Open Studio by Ananda Lima and friends – Art exhibition and readings
Where: 53 Mapplewood Avenue ( Maplewood, NJ)
When: June 4 @ 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

MUSIC
What:
Recital with Brazilian concert pianist Clelia Iruzun
Where: Americas Society (Manhattan)
When: June 7 @ 7:00 PM

MUSIC
What: Denise Reis
Where: Cafe Vivaldi (Manhattan)
When: June 7 and 14 @ 7:00 PM

MUSIC
What: Monika Oliveira and the Brazilians
Where: Jazz Forum Arts (Tarrytown, NY)
When: June 11 @ 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM

MUSIC
What: Samba Party organized by Samba New York.  The event will feature a  dance contest and samba lesson with Danielle Lima
Where: DROM (Manhattan)
When: June 17 @ 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM

FESTA JUNINA
What: “June Party or Festa Junina”, an event promoted by Group. BR, NY’s only Brazilian Theater Company.
Where: 34 N 7th Street, #3W, (Brooklyn, NY, 11249)
When: June 25 @ 1:00 PM- 5:00 PM

AUDITION FOR “ASYLUM”
What: International Brazilian Opera Company (IBOC)  is seeking 20+ non union actors, singers and dancers for their next production, “Asylum”, an immersive theater performance inspired by “The Alienist”, a short Story by Machado de Assis. Directed by Regina Miranda with music composed by João Mc Dowell. If you want to audition send an email to: reginamirandacma@mac.com
Where: Demo Hall, Basement of “Oir Lady of Pompei Church (Manhattan)
When: June 25 @ 11:30 AM – 4:30 PM / June 27 @ 5:30 – 7:30 PM

ONGOING EVENTS

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: Plywood Installation by Henrique Oliveira
Where: Van de Weghe Gallery (Manhattan)
When: April 28 – June 30

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 NYC
When: May 1 – August 30

VISUAL ART
What: Works by Lygia Clark, Lygia Pape and Mira Schendel at the collective exhibition “Making Space: Women Artists and Postwar Abstraction
Where: Museum of Modern Art (MoMa) (Manhattan)
When: May – August 13

BOTECO SOCIAL
What: A social club with monthly events to celebrate Brazilian Culture. Please note that this a free event, but RSVP is required (juliana@leblon.com). Limited spots available.
When:   Check Boteco’s Facebook page for future events

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 (Manhattan)
When: Every day except Thursday

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