• BOOK AND ART FAIR IN SPANISH May 19 to 22 in NY

    Spanish Benevolent Society - La Nacional

    PLEASE, MAKE SURE YOU KNOW ALL THE LOCATIONS OF THE FAIR. The Spanish Benevolent Society will be the place on Monday, but first we are going to be in Williamsburg and finish Tuesday in The Bronx and Moma. In this map you have all the locations: https://blogdejuannavidad.files.wordpress.com/2018/05/mapalocalizacionesokbien.jpg?w=800&h=488 As the fair is going to be held in this case Spanish, here you have all the information in Spanish: FERIA DEDICADA A JOE MUÑIZ, LÍDER COMUNITARIO Y TAMBIÉN A OTRAS PERSONAS ACTIVISTAS DE LARGA TRAYECTORIA. Este año se celebra por primera vez la I Feria Internacional del Libro y las Artes Cruzando Puentes, que se va a celebrar a lo largo de cuatro días entre Brooklyn, Manhattan y El Bronx y de sábado a martes. El mismo formato lo queremos repetir en la Feria Multulingüe que celebraremos en el verano. -->Feria del Libro y las Artes Cruzando Puentes* entre Brooklyn, El Bronx y Manhattan. Esta Feria ha sido organizada por La Ovejita Ebooks, Ogando TV, Brooklyn Domincan Parade, Southside United, HDFC Los Sures, El Puente, CADRE y el Centro Latinoamericano de Brooklyn con la colaboración de La Nacional, BiCOA, Saint Johns University y Poe Park Visitor Center. ---Programa de la Feria: SÁBADO 19 de mayo de 11am a 4pm. Williamsburg Public Library 240 Division Ave, Brooklyn, 11211 NYC -Inauguración de la feria a cargo de autoridades -Presentaciones literarias, música, exposición de arte. DOMINGO 20 de mayo de 12 a 6 pm Comida y Poetas en el Jardín Los Sures Social Services Community Garden 145 South 3rd Street (Entre Bedford Ave. y Driggs Ave.) 11211 Brooklyn, NY LUNES 21 DE mayo de 7 a 9 pm Celebraremos 150 años de La Nacional, la Spanish Benevolent Society 239 West 14th Street, Manhattan -Más presentaciones de libros, lecturas, proyecciones, música, arte, etc. MARTES 22 de mayo de 11 am a 1 pm ---Visita a The Cottage, Museo de Edgar Allan Poe y Comida de Amistad en el Poe Park Visitor Center 2640 Grand Concourse, 10458, The Bronx, NY ---Visita guiada al museo MOMA, cortesía de BiCoa y la Saint John's University 11 West 53rd Street 10019 New York PARTICIPANTES EN ESTA FERIA Escritores/as: -Angélica Remache (Ecuador), viene desde Wisconsin. -César Augusto Quiroz (República Dominicana) -Jimmy Valdez (República Dominicana) -José R. Alemán (República Dominicana), viene desde Rhode Island. -Juana Díaz (República Dominicana) -Juan Navidad (España), organizador, escritor y artista -Juan Nicolás Tineo (República Dominicana) -Kenneth Zhumi (México, USA) -Linda Morales Caballero (Perú) -Luisa Aguado (España) -Mariel Escalante (México) -María Palitachi (República Dominicana) -Marísa Russo (Argentina) -Mariza Bafile (Vice-Versa Magazine) (Venezuela, Italia) -Martha Isabel Ramírez (México) -Maureen Altman (Perú, USA) -Ramón Álvarez (República Dominicana) -Revista Híbrido (diversos países) -Robert Vélez Junior, MVP (Newyorican) -Saida Santana (España) -Tomás Modesto Galán (República Dominicana) -Víctor Santos (República Dominicana) -Yasmar Cruz (Puerto Rico) -Yrene Santos (República Dominicana) MÚSICA: -Charbyl Martínez "El Tico Cantor" (Costa Rica) -Jon Liechty (USA) -Judith González (España) -Marcela Navarro (Perú), desde Europa. -Narcisa Martínez (Cuba) ARTE: -Antonio Zaballos (España) -Gabriela Natera (México) -Gabriela López Bravo (México) -Manuel Riquelme (Chile) viene desde su país para la feria -María Elena Jaso (México) -Marcos Torres (Uruguay) -Maureen Altman (Perú) -Ramón Abajo (España) -Roberto Gutiérrez Currás (España) Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/982498801931574 We are going to celebrate a multilingual book and art fair. If you want to take parte, please, send us an email: [masked]

  • SECOND EVENT Let's Work in Pairs/in Group (writer+musician)

    Spanish Benevolent Society - La Nacional

    • What we'll do SECOND EVENT Let's work in pairs (writer+musician) THIS A NEW EVENT to take part in the Let's Work in Pairs Project. Please, come and take part to meet your possible project partners. TO TAKE PART, YOU HAVE TO JOIN THE MEETUP GROUP (FREE) HERE: https://www.meetup.com/NYC-Songwriting-Meetup PLEASE, confirm your participation to this FREE event and don't forget to RSVP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ALSO, LEAVE A COMENT IN THIS EVENT TO PRESENT YOURSELF AND CONNECT WITH OTHERS. In this Let's Work in Pair/Groups event we will all have once again the opportunity to start collaborating with people to create projects. I would like to ask you if you may be interested in working together with another person that completes with you different songs/ideas. We will help improve your lyrics once your pair or group is formed and in this case, it will be completely free. BESIDES, I WILL SHARE YOU some events we are going to have this year so that you decide if you want to take part individually or in group. I ENCOURAGE YOU to use this project, Let's Work in Pairs to find a partner or group to work and walk together. If you want to find a partner for this project, please, go to this thread of the Discussions Forum and add a comment, to create a kind of profile https://www.meetup.com/NYC-Songwriting-Meetup/messages/boards/thread/50792126 In the comment, please, talk about what you do and what you want/style/kind of music you prefer: "I am a singer"/"I am a songwriter"/"I am both, and I am trying to find a singwriter...". I think it can also be possible in the events, where we can have a networking part before and at the end of the event. AT THE EVENT If you are a musician... you can bring your instrument If you are a songwriter... you can also bring some copies of your lyrics We will all know each other and we will aslo have 5-10 people groups to meet each other and start collaborating. PLEASE, BRING business cards, to give your possible partners. This event is going to be free this time again and you will be able to have a drink at the bar at a very affordable price. We will also have free appetizers. If you have any question, send me a private message or an email: [masked] • What to bring • Important to know

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  • CONCERT Honoring Miguel Hernández in New York, 75th Aniversary

    Little Theatre Saint Johns University

    THE CONCERT Wednesday, October 25, 5:30 pm Concert by Spanish group Lux Aeterna. Presenting CD Recuerdos de un poeta Produced by: Globalplay Place: Little Theatre of Saint John's University of Nueva York Place: 8000 Utopia Pkwy, Jamaica, Queens, New York. Train F until 168 Ave, Jamaica, then walk north until Utopia Pkwy. Train E until Kew Gardens Union Turnpike and bus Q46 till Utopia Pkwy. The poet from Spain Miguel Hernández died in jail now 75 years ago. In New York, there is going to be an amazing event to remember his figure as a poet and activist. The event is going to take place at the Spanish Benevolent Society, La Nacional, placed in 239 West 14th Street. The entrance of this event is free until we fufill the room with 300 persons. https://secure.meetup... ---THIS EVENT IS GOING TO BE HELD COMPLETELY IN ENGLISH--- This year is the 75th Aniversary of the death in prision of Miguel Hernández, de poet from Orihuela, Spain. In New York, there is going to be held an event to honor his works, life and legacy. His poetry is going to be performed in many different ways and also there is going to be an unforgettable concert that will leave an amazing imprint in the mind of the people who enjoy it. TICKETS: 15 $: Advanced sale: https://www.eventbrite.es/e/concierto-de-lux-aeterna-homenaje-a-miguel-hernandez-en-nueva-york-tickets-38193038406 Also available at the door. THE CONCERT Before the concert, musician and composer Jon Liechty will play a piano solo composed inspired by Miguel Hernández poem, entitled "Pintada está mi casa" LUX AETERNA CONCERT Interpretors: Ana María Ruimonte (mezosoprano), Rafael Lozano (saxophone) and Juan José Teruel (piano) Program: Recuerdos de un poeta Elegía a "Ramón Sijé" Los unió el amor Nanas de la cebolla Algo que contar Las abarcas desiertas El amor esperado A mi gran Josefina adorada Una tarde en Santa Bárbara (José Lozano) Canción última Todo está lleno de ti Works composed and arranged by Rafael Lozano. Contacto:/Contact: Juan Navidad, organizador/organizer: [masked]

  • Jornadas Hernandianas y Homenaje a Miguel Hernández en NY

    Ubicación visible para los miembros

    ---THIS EVENT IS GOING TO BE HELD COMPLETELY IN SPANISH--- This year is the 75th Aniversary of the death in prision of Miguel Hernández, de poet from Orihuela, Spain. In New York, there is going to be held an event to honor his works, life and legacy. His poetry is going to be performed in many different ways and also there is going to be an unforgettable concert that will leave an amazing imprint in the mind of the people who enjoy it. Se trata de un evento gratuito en el que también podrá disfrutar nuestros aperitivos, así como bebidas en la barra a precios increíbles en Manhattan. Martes, 24 octubre, desde las 6 pm. Jornadas Hernandianas y Homenaje Lugar: Spanish Benevolent Society. La Nacional. 239 West, 14th Street. Manhattan. NY Trenes A, C, E (hasta la 14 Street), Tren L (hasta la (8th Ave) o 1, 2 y 3 (14 Street). THE CONCERT Miércoles, 25 octubre desde las 5:30 pmConcierto del Grupo Lux Aeterna. Presentación del disco Recuerdos de un poeta Produce: Globalplay Lugar: Little Theatre de la Universidad de Saint John de Nueva York Lugar: 8000 Utopia Pkwy, Jamaica, Queens, New York. Tren F hasta la 168 Ave, Jamaica y caminar hacia el norte hasta Utopia Pkwy. Tren E hasta Kew Gardens Union Turnpike y Q46 hasta Utopia Pkwy. Jornadas Hernandianas El martes 24 de octubre, desde las 6 de la tarde, la Spanish Benevolent Society será donde se leerán en las Jornadas las ponencias que destacados estudiosos de la vida y obra del poeta van a compartir con la audiencia. Después, desde las 8 de la tarde, tendrá lugar el Homenaje a cargo de creadores en distintas facetas artísticas que van a compartir sus reinterpretaciones de la vida y obra de Miguel. Ponencias: -Participan por St John´s University: Dra. Marie-Lise Gazarian, Director of Graduate Program in Spanish. Languages and Literatures at St. John´s University y Dra: Mónica Sarmiento-Castillo Profesor en St. Johns University y Director bi/Coa: “Miguel Hernández su influencia literaria en las artes y la Educación” -Luis Alberto Ambroggio (Academia Norteamericana de la lengua Española): “Rebeldía digna y genial de Miguel Hernández, voz y vida”. -Rhina Espaillat: “Cómo se traduce con la mente lo que se escribe con el cuerpo”. -Francisco Esteve Ramírez, Codirector de la Cátedra Miguel Hernández (UMH) y Aitor L. Larrabide, Director de la Fundación Cultural Miguel Hernández: "Huellas de Miguel Hernández en Nueva York”. Homenaje a Miguel Hernández: Numerosos expertos hernandianos de ambas orillas del Atlántico han mostrado su interés en estar en las Jornadas y también hemos encontrado una atracción muy especial de creadores de muchos ámbitos por participar en el Homenaje (cine, arte, teatro, poesía, narradores, músicos...). Al inicio del Homenaje, se proyectará el cortometraje "Volverás a mi huerto y a mi higuera. Pasión por un poeta" en Orihuela, dedicado a Miguel Hernández. con Marta Bascuñana (actriz), Rafael Lozano Prior (compositor), Rafael Bascuñana (director y guionista), Juan Ángel Sánchez (realizador y editor). Fotos tomadas por Luis Muñoz Almagro. El concierto El grupo oriolano Lux Aeterna interpretará al día siguiente, el día 25 de octubre un concierto que pondrá la carne de gallina a quienes lo disfruten. Amtes del concierto propiamente dicho, se proyectarán imágenes sobre la vida y obra de Miguel Hernández y después el compositor Jon Liechty va a interpretar una pieza breve de piano compuesta bajo la inspiración de la poesía de Miguel Hernández titulada "Pintada está mi casa" Piano solo/ Solo de piano. La organización BiCoa ha servido de puente con Saint John's Universtity y la Hermandad Sigma Delta Pi, que están entusiasmadas por el Concierto Homenaje a Miguel Hernández a cargo de Lux Aeterna. El concierto va a suponer además la presentación de su disco Recuerdos de un poeta, que ha sido producido por Globalplay Intérpretes: Ana María Ruimonte (mezosoprano), Rafael Lozano (saxofón) y Juan José Teruel (piano) Programa del Concierto Recuerdos de un poeta Elegía a "Ramón Sijé" Los unió el amor Nanas de la cebolla Algo que contar Las abarcas desiertas El amor esperado A mi gran Josefina adorada Una tarde en Santa Bárbara (José Lozano) Canción última Todo está lleno de ti Obras compuestas y arregladas por Rafael Lozano. Contacto:/Contact: Juan Navidad, organizador/organizer: http://www.miguelhernandezennuevayork.com [masked] y [masked] Se trata de un evento gratuito en el que también podrá disfrutar nuestros aperitivos, así como bebidas en la barra a precios increíbles en Manhattan. Contacto: [masked]

  • III Palabras desde las dos orillas

    La Nacional-Spanish Benevolent Society

    This is a new event to celebrate tolerance and a society that thrives peacefully and enjoys different cultures. For the third time, Palabras desde las dos orillas is going to be an event in Spanish with cinema, art, music, literature... and also commitment with Mexico and Puerto Rico, two hispanic places suffering a lot after an earthquake and Hurricane María. We always celebrate the culture of tolerance using theatre, poetry, thoughts and illustrated books in a precious musical, artistic environment. This is a FREE event with FREE appetizers. You may have drinks at the bar at very affordable prices. An interesting event at an amazing place: Spanish Benevolent Society. 239 West 14th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) TUESDAY, June, 7th at 7 pm Very close to A, C and E trains (14 Street), to L train (8th ave.) or 1, 2 y 3 trains (14 st.) Confirmed List of Participants: Audiovisual Intro: Hendel Leiva with the film "From One Mistake". Literature/Art: Amparo Toro Guillermo Ospina Héctor Alves Juan Bautista Climent Julio Ogando Linda Morales Caballero Luisa Aguado María Palitachi Ricardo Chancafe Tomás Modesto Galán Tonia León ¿México? Víctor Santos We are going to have also some secret surprise beloved guests... Please, confirm your assistance, RSVP, in this MeetUP event and also you can share this event. You can join our FB pages in these links: https://www.facebook.com/culturaleventsinnewyork/ https://www.facebook.com/manhattanboundbooks Contact me at [masked] if you want to get published with us, and be able to present your books in our events in New York all year long.

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  • Just in case - Let's Work in Pair/Groups EVENT (musicians and songwriters)

    La Nacional-Spanish Benevolent Society

    Join this event if you are a musician and/or a songwriter to find partners THIS IS THE FIRST EVENT to take part in the Let's Work in Pairs Project. Please, come and take part to meet your possible project partners. This is the event we organize with a songwriters MeetUP group that we have. If you are a musician or songwriters, you can take part in this event for free. PLEASE, JOIN THE SONGWRITERS GROUP IN MEETUP HERE: https://www.meetup.com/NYC-Songwriting-Meetup/ YOU CAN, confirm your participation and don't forget to RSVP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE HERE: https://www.meetup.com/NYC-Songwriting-Meetup/events/242547813/ In this Let's Work in Pair/Groups we will all have thee opportunity to start collaborating with people to create projects. I would like to ask you if you may be interested in working together with another person that completes with you different songs/ideas. We will help improve your lyrics once your pair or group is formed and in this case, it will be completely free. PLEASE, add a comment and talk about what you do and what you want/style/kind of music you prefer: "I am a singer"/"I am a songwriter"/"I am both, and I am trying to find a singwriter...". I think it can also be possible in the events, where we can have a networking part before and at the end of the event. AT THE EVENT If you are a musician... bring your instrument If you are a songwriter... bring some copies of your lyrics We will all know each other and we will aslo have 5-10 people groups to meet each other and start collaborating. PLEASE, BRING business cards, to give your possible partners. This event is going to be free this time and you will be able to have a drink at the bar at a very affordable price. We will also have free appetizers. PLEASE, JOIN THE SONGWRITERS GROUP IN MEETUP HERE: https://www.meetup.com/NYC-Songwriting-Meetup/ PLEASE, RSVP TO THIS EVENT HERE: https://www.meetup.com/NYC-Songwriting-Meetup/events/242547813/ If you have any question, send me a private message or an email: [masked]

  • III With Women and Mother Nature / III Con las mujeres y la Madre Naturaleza

    Ubicación visible para los miembros

    ENGLISH: Once again, we are going to celebrate an event we had in the last two years. This event comprises our defense of the rights of women and also our love and respect towards Nature. We are going to have art, cinema, music and literature both in English and in Spanish. PARTICIPANTS: Cinema/Cine: Carmen Comadrán, Tierra Voz Producciones Art/art Antonio Zaballos Ricardo Chancafe Music/Música: Jon Liechty Alexander Falkovich Julio Hernández, tenor Literature/Literatura Linda Morales Caballero Guillermo Ospina Tonia León Juana Díaz Juan Navidad The entrance is free and you will be able to enjoy our appetizers at no cost and the drinks at the bar at very affordable prices. Contact: [masked] ESPAÑOL: Vamos a volver a celebrar este bello evento que ha tenido lugar en dos ediciones anteriores. Este evento comprometido contó con una gran participación tanto sobre el escenario como de asistencia. Homenajeamos a las mujeres y volvemos a mirar al mismo tiempo a la naturaleza, promoviendo el respeto y cuidado que merece. Vamos a contar con arte, cine, música y literatura en español e inglés. PARTICIPANTS: Cinema/Cine: Carmen Comadrán, Tierra Voz Producciones Art/art Antonio Zaballos Ricardo Chancafe Music/Música: Jon Liechty Alexander Falkovich Julio Hernández, tenor Literature/Literatura Linda Morales Caballero Guillermo Ospina Tonia León Juana Díaz Juan Navidad Se trata de un evento gratuito en el que también podrá disfrutar nuestros aperitivos, así como bebidas en la barra a precios increíbles en Manhattan. Contacto: [masked]

  • JUST IN CASE... Feedback Songwriter Event

    La Nacional-Spanish Benevolent Society

    Just in case you are interested, in another MeetUp group we have about songwriters, we have organized an event in which we are going to enjoy and help the authors improve their lyrics. You are invited to join first our other group here https://www.meetup.com/NYC-Songwriting-Meetup And then, you have all the information about the event. Don't forget to RSPV. https://www.meetup.com/NYC-Songwriting-Meetup/events/239415944/ If you are a singer or songwriter yourself and you want to take part, read the previous link carefully and send us an email to [masked]

  • VIII Culture with No Limits/Cultura Sin límites

    La Nacional-Spanish Benevolent Society

    Spring days are coming and as blossoms flourish, a new multicultural event is going to take place once again. For the eighth time, Culture with No Limits is back to the city. The philosophy is multilingual: we try to share texts and songs both in English and Spanish with other languages invited in every event. This is the seventh edition of the event, after the January, March, May and December editions we had in 2015 and the March and June edition in 2016 and at the end of January, in this 2017- We always celebrate the culture of tolerance using poetry, thoughts and illustrated books in a precious musical, artistic environment. This is a FREE event with FREE appetizers. An interesting event at an amazing place: Spanish Benevolent Society. 239 West 14th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) TUESDAY, June, 7th at 7 pm Very close to A, C and E trains (14 Street), to L train (8th ave.) or 1, 2 y 3 trains (14 st.) Confirmed List of Participants (soon). Please, confirm your assistance, RSVP, in this MeetUP event and also you can share this event. You can join our FB pages in these links: https://www.facebook.com/culturaleventsinnewyork/ https://www.facebook.com/manhattanboundbooks Contact me at [masked] if you want to get published with us, and be able to present your books in our events in New York all year long.

  • VII Culture with No Limits/Cultura Sin límites

    Centro Español

    -PLEASE, share and promote the FB event that follows inviting your FB contacts. Thank you!- https://www.facebook.com/events/1246072172144640/ IN SPITE OF THE SNOW, the event is going to be held. We hope to see you at the Spanish Benevolent Society today at 7 pm. A PESAR DE LA NIEVE, el evento va a celebrarse. Espeeramos verles en La Nacional hoy desde las 7 pm. Once again, we are excited to open this new year with this new amazing event at the Spanish Benevolent Society. These are the details: Two years ago, he had our first event of this kind that we held in January, 2015. The philosophy is multilingual: we try to share texts and songs both in English and Spanish with other languages invited in every event. This is the seventh edition of the event, after the January, March, May and December editions we had in 2015 and the March and June edition in 2016. We always celebrate the culture of tolerance using poetry, thoughts and illustrated books in a precious musical, artistic environment. This is a FREE event with FREE appetizers. An interesting event at an amazing place: Spanish Benevolent Society. 239 West 14th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues) TUESDAY, June, 7th at 7 pm Very close to A, C and E trains (14 Street), to L train (8th ave.) or 1, 2 y 3 trains (14 st.) Confirmed List of Participants: Jon Liechty Tomás Modesto Galán MVP, Robert Vélez JR. Luisa Aguado Paul Linkletter Juan Navidad Please, confirm your assistance, RSVP, in this MeetUP event and also you can share this event. You can join our FB pages in these links: https://www.facebook.com/culturaleventsinnewyork/ https://www.facebook.com/manhattanboundbooks Contact me at [masked] if you want to get published with us, and be able to present your books in our events in New York all year long.

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