Hostos Events

Performing Arts


Houses on the Moon
De Novo
by Jeffrey Solomon

Apr 22 | Apr 23 | Apr 24
Black Box

On the streets of Guatemala City, gang members were Edgar's only family. But, he dreamed of a different fututre. To leave the gang was a death sentence. Coming to USA was his last hope.


Plena Libre

Thu | Apr 23 | 7:30 p.m.
Main Theater

By popular demand, the four-time Grammy nominated 12-piece ensemble from Puerto Rico returns to Hostos Center to perform their own unique, high-energy blend of bomba, plena and Caribbean grooves.


Two of Puerto Rico’s most beloved folk singers and the voices of a generation perform a special concert commemorating the 50th anniversary of the passing of the revered political leader and champion of the Puerto Rican independence movement.


Full Circle
Outside the Bachx

Fri | May 1 | 7:30 p.m.
Repertory Theater

Hailed by the New York Times for their "choreographically sophisticated [and] daringly acrobatic" performances, Full Circle, led by Rokafella and Kwikstep, gives the New York premiere of “Outside the Bachx.”


Open Rehearsal
Bennyroyce Dance

Mon | May 4 | 6:30 p.m.
Repertory Theater

As part of the CUNY Dance Initiative, Bennyroyce Dance, the Brooklyn- based contemporary dance company under the direction of the acclaimed Filipino-American dancer/ choreographer Bennyroyce Royon.


We Like it Like That
Panel Discussion and Film Preview

Fri | May 8 | 7:30 p.m.
Repertory Theater

In partnership with City Lore, Hostos Center presents an evening devoted to understanding Boogaloo, its origins, rise and fall, including a sneak preview of selected scenes from the forthcoming feature-length documentary.


Boogaloo Legends
Concert & Dance

Sat | May 9 | 7:30 p.m.
Main Theater

Three New York Boogaloo legends Joe Bataan (“Ordinary Guy”), Johnny Colón (“Boogaloo Blues”) and Pete Rodríquez (“I Like it Like That”), join the Boogaloo Revue Orchestra, under the direction of Richie Gonzalez.

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