Hispanic Heritage Month: How, Where To Celebrate Latin Culture Across United States
EXCERPT: LATIN TIMES
You can also commemorate the Hispanic Heritage Month with the Ballet Hispánico School of Dance classes.
Find below events, performances, and exhibitions.
Maya Creativity and Cultural Milieu at National Museum of the American Indian
Latinidad: Looking Into Latina Women’s American Experience
This all-day festival will showcase how Latina women have contributed to American history. It will include Latin hip-hop DJs, hip-hop dance instructions, hands-on activities and a Cuban cooking demonstration and book signing by chef Ana Sofia Pelaez.
Macy’s Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month With Gaby Espino
Macy’s is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month with an “in conversation” with the popular telenovela star, where she’ll discuss her sense of style, her career, as well as her cultural background.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, 2017 with free events, performances, exhibitions and dance lessons for children and adults.
"No other Latino organization can celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month like Ballet Hispánico, because we will do it with dance!" said Eduardo Vilaro, Artistic Director and CEO of Ballet Hispánico.
Friday, September 15
The celebration begins on Friday, September 15, with the PBS broadcast of Lincoln Center at the Movies presents Ballet Hispánico at 9 pm.
The second part of the program, Club Havana, is a virtuosic reimagining of a sizzling nightclub by Cuban-born choreographer Pedro Ruiz. Originally filmed as part of the Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance series, the PBS broadcast will draw the largest national audience in Ballet Hispánico's history.
Saturday, September 23
On Saturday, September 23 from 5:30-7:30pm, Ballet Hispánico will host a Salsa Extravaganza, giving New Yorkers the opportunity to revel in the music and dances of Latino cultures.
"A la Calle" Block Party on Sunday, October 1 from 2-6 pm, a four-hour celebration of Latino dance, music, art, food and community, will take place on West 89th Street (between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues), Ballet Hispánico's home for more than 45 years.
Thursday, October 5
This year's Instituto Coreográfico on October 5 at 7 pm will feature the work of acclaimed Spanish choreographer Carlos Pons Guerra. Moderated by Ballet Hispánico Artistic Director & CEO Eduardo Vilaro, the program will include a showing by Guerra, as well as a lively discussion with the choreographer and the dancers.
Saturday, October 14
On Saturday, October 14 from 8-10 pm, Ballet Hispánico will offer the inaugural performance of the Ballet Hispánico Tablao series.
Throughout the month, Ballet Hispánico will curate an on-going exhibition of visual artwork from celebrated and emerging artists on the first floor of the West 89th Street carriage houses, transforming our home into a beautiful, emotionally moving gallery.