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Agenda Cultural: 1st May, 2024


By Roger Costa


Mother’s Day gets more exciting and celebratory with the annual Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater weekend engagement at NJPAC, 1 Center Street, Newark. This year’s program includes “Me Myself and You”, “Solo”, and “Survivors” among other audience favorites. The 3-day engagement also highlights the new work “Century”, and of course, the essential “Revelations”, a celebration of African-American roots and beliefs, centered on gospel and blues. Friday and Saturday, May 10 and 11 at 8pm, Sunday May 12 at 3pm. Tickets start at $25. INFO:

@NY Brazilian Film Series

The NY Brazilian Film Series will debut at Cinema Village, 22 East 12th Street, next Sunday May 19th at 5pm. The event kicks off with the screening of award-winning doc “Kobra-Self Portrait” looking at the life and challenges of the worldwide renowned graffiti artist Eduardo Kobra, followed by Athaide de Moraes’ book release and a live graffiti demonstration by Reflexo Inexoravel. Participants will also savor Brazilian typical delights and try on Caipirinha, the famous tropical drink. Batala NY (pict.), the electrifying female group of percussionists will close the evening with their upbeat music joined by Samba dancer Lee. Tickets $20. INFO:

@The Joyce Theater

The amazing, inventive, bold and energized Parsons Dance is returning to The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue, Manhattan for a two-week engagement. Known for their incredible ability to blend classic and modern styles to the advances of lightning and technology, the formidable dancers will present fovorites from their repertory as well as three World Premieres: “The Shape of Us”, created by David Parsons and set to music by Son Lux; “Thick As Thieves”, created by Penny Saunders and set to a rhythmic musical score by Michael Wall, which will be performed live on stage, and “Juke”, the much awaited choreography signed by Jamar Roberts, set to Spanish Key, a piece composed by jazz legend Miles Davis. May 14 through 25. Tickets start at $20. INFO:


Celebrating 10 years of showcasing Brazilian music in the USA, Brazilian Music Foundation will host a sensational concert next May 9th at 8:30 pm at The National Opera Center, 330 7th Avenue, 7th floor. Presenting the richness and variety of Brazilian Rhythms, the event will travel through the history of Brazilian musical styles, showing the diversity of pitches, tones, sounds, and musical colors. The story will be brought to life by a select group of virtuoso musicians including Max Barros, Evangelos Spanos, Octávio Deluchi, Carlos Almeida, Mariana Bravo, Gil Oliveira, Hugo Sambone, Miho Nobuzane, e Esequias Ferreira. Tickets start at $48. INFO:

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