Monday, November 12, 2012

Borimix 2012: List of Events

O.P. Art: Exhibit and Performance 201
WHEN? November 1 - 29  
WHERE? Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center, Room 309
An art exhibition of recent works by Artists, Abnel Rodriguez, Daniel Del Valle, Miguel Angel Reyes Santos, Rafael Rosario Laguna and Luis Carle. Open to the public.

Short Night - Noche de Cortos 
WHEN? Wednesday, Nov. 14 @ 7pm

Mi Santa Mirada. Directed by Alvaro Aponte-Centeno. Pimienta Films.Official Selection of Cannes Film Festival.
Fracturas Múltiples. Directed by Joaquín Octavio.
Medio Minuto. Directed and written by David Norris. Producciones Oasis.
The Love Paradox. Directed by Ian Allen Lim.
Sábado de Gloria. Directed by Karen Rossi. 
Latin Fusion
WHEN? November 15 @ 9:30am
WHERE? P.S. 140, 123 Ridge Street, NYC
SPONSORED BY: SEA, R.Evolución Latina and Salgado Productions
Luis Salgado, Founder and Director of R.Evolución Latina and Salgado Productions, is bringing his LATIN FUSION to P.S. 140 with SEA! Kids will experience tradition, empowerment and the magic of DANCE!

Plenas en Cadenas/Plenas in a Chain  
 WHEN? November 15 @ 8pm
WHERE? The BMHC Laboratory, 1303 Louis Niñe Blvd., Bronx (2 or 5 trains to Freeman Street) 
SPONSORED BY: SEA, the Bronx Music Heritage Center (BMHC), City Lore, and The Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College  
Panelists will look at the "chain" of plena performances and songs in New York City from the 1920s to the present time; looking at the current revival and how it is being transmitted to a new generation of pleneros.  A demonstration of plena by the panelists will follow. 
Celebrating Puerto Rican Heritage Month, En La Casa 
WHEN? Friday, Nov. 16 @ 4:30pm
Teatro SEA 
 SEA and Los Pleneros de la 21

LP21 brings its educational performance series to learn of the Puerto Rican traditions of Bomba & Plena. The In the House series gives a great opportunity for students, teachers and explorers of cultural arts a chance to live, learn and witness art forms in NYC's communities.
BORIMIX 2012 Festival Opening Reception,
Awards Ceremony & Exhibition Opening
 WHEN? Friday, November 16th @ 6pm
WHERE? Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center
SPONSORED BY: SEA, Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center, Don Q Destilería Serrallés, Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation and Alma Boricua Catering
An epoch making exhibition of work by The Clemente's resident visual artists, part of the BORIMIX 2012 Building Guai (Building "Cool") celebrating the recent renovation. Curated by Edwin Ramoran.  
BORIMIX 2012 Building Guai 
WHEN? Friday, November 16 - Sunday, November 18 
WHERE? Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center 
SPONSORED BY:  SEA, Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center, Don Q Destilería Serrallés and Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation  
A building wide celebration showcasing the myriad of talents housed at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center. It kicks off with the opening of The Index Show on Thursday, Nov. 8th at 6pm. Stop by on Nov. 9th, 10th and 11th to check out The Center's theaters, non profit art organizations and visual artist studios. 
Romantic Boleros @ Teatro SEA 

WHEN? Sat., November 18th @ 4pm

LES "Fiesta Navideña" Celebration
Hosting the LES Coquito Master Qualifier 2012
WHEN? Saturday, November 24 @ 6pm - 8:30pm
WHERE? Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center
SPONSORED BY: SEA, Boricutaion Cultural Foundation and International Coquito Federation in association with the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center

Enjoy the commencement of traditional Puerto Rican "Fiestas Navideñas" by tasting the famours Puerto Rican "Coquito" (Rum Coconut) Holiday drink! Event participants will vote to choose the best recipe. Holiday dance, music, food and cultural artisan vendors.
O.P. Art presents Perfume para entes
o veneno pa'la gente
WHEN? Thursday, November 29 @ 8pm
WHERE? Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center, Room 309

Performance by Carlos Manuel Rivera. A Spanish-language piece in which the audience participates and testifies to a shamntic ritual; where a single performer through his ceremonial trance guides and inspires the spectators toward an individual, social and collective transformation.

Plenazos Callejeros
WHEN? Friday, November 30 @ 7pm 
WHERE? Baruch College, 55 Lexington Ave. (entrance on 25th St.) Room VC3-150
SPONSORED BY: SEA in association with Baruch College

The Plenazos Callejeros covered more than 30 boroughs with 71 events over a period of 7 years. Once a month, pleneros fans and experts would gather to play on a street corner, which helped spark the Plena movement throughout the Island. In Plenazos Callejeros, the protagonists tell their story about the movement.

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