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April

  • CUNY Dance Initiative: Javier Padilla & the Movement Playground (Open rehearsal)

    A native of Puerto Rico, Javier Padilla is an emerging choreographer, dancer, pilates instructor and movement artist based interested in utilizing innovative technological and marketing strategies to enhance artist visibility and creating works for both traditional and nontraditional environments.   “My movement vocabulary derives from analyzing emotional and physical impulses, utilizing improvisational scores and strategies and finding new ways of incorporating gestures that can express intent and energy while still remaining true to the performer's self.”  After a week-long residency at Hostos, Javier and the Movement Playground invite you to open rehearsal of new works.

May

  • “Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80” (May 2 – 4): Listening Room Event

    Prior to the Thursday evening and Saturday evening concerts, in the Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos beginning at 6:00 p.m., Joe Conzo, Sr., presents “The Listening Room,” one hour sessions that will include information and musical anecdotes about the concerts as well as never before heard recordings of Machito from different periods. Among the many rare recordings, include performances of Machito with Charlie Parker and Ella Fitzgerald.  Conzo, who has lectured on Machito and Latin music for Hostos Community College’s Continuing Education division for the last six years, has an unmatched collection of Machito live recordings. Admission is free, and includes a complimentary glass of wine.
     
  • “Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80” (May 2 – 4): Opening Concert - Machito and Beyond

    Modeled after the highly acclaimed retrospective of Tito Puente in 2017, the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture will honor the late iconic singer and bandleader Francisco “Machito” Grillo (1908-1984) and his Orchestra (the Afro-Cubans) in a 3-day celebration May 2-4 on the campus of Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse (at 149th Street), in the Bronx. “Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80” examines the Orchestra’s influence on a variety of Latin musical styles, including Latin jazz that affected the music of Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Stan Kenton and others.
     
    Tickets, including 3-day passes for $45, and a schedule of events are available at http://www.hostoscenter.org/or by calling (718) 518-4455.
     
  • “Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80” (May 2-4): Exhibit Tour & Film Screening

    Modeled after the highly acclaimed retrospective of Tito Puente in 2017, the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture will honor the late iconic singer and bandleader Francisco “Machito” Grillo (1908-1984) and his Orchestra (the Afro-Cubans) in a 3-day celebration May 2-4 on the campus of Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse (at 149th Street), in the Bronx. “Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80” examines the Orchestra’s influence on a variety of Latin musical styles, including Latin jazz that affected the music of Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Stan Kenton and others.
     
    Tickets, including 3-day passes for $45, and a schedule of events are available at http://www.hostoscenter.org/or by calling (718) 518-4455.
     
     
  • “Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80” (May 2-4): Family Concert: “What Made Machito & the Afro-Cubans Musical Groundbreakers?”

    Modeled after the highly acclaimed retrospective of Tito Puente in 2017, the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture will honor the late iconic singer and bandleader Francisco “Machito” Grillo (1908-1984) and his Orchestra (the Afro-Cubans) in a 3-day celebration May 2-4 on the campus of Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse (at 149th Street), in the Bronx. “Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80” examines the Orchestra’s influence on a variety of Latin musical styles, including Latin jazz that affected the music of Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Stan Kenton and others.
     
    Tickets, including 3-day passes for $45, and a schedule of events are available at http://www.hostoscenter.org or by calling (718) 518-4455.
     
  • “Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80” (May 2-4): Latin Rhythm Section Workshop

    Modeled after the highly acclaimed retrospective of Tito Puente in 2017, the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture will honor the late iconic singer and bandleader Francisco “Machito” Grillo (1908-1984) and his Orchestra (the Afro-Cubans) in a 3-day celebration May 2-4 on the campus of Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse (at 149th Street), in the Bronx. “Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80” examines the Orchestra’s influence on a variety of Latin musical styles, including Latin jazz that affected the music of Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Stan Kenton and others.
     
    Tickets, including 3-day passes for $45, and a schedule of events are available at http://www.hostoscenter.org or by calling (718) 518-4455.
     
  • “Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80” (May 2-4): Panel Discussion

    Modeled after the highly acclaimed retrospective of Tito Puente in 2017, the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture will honor the late iconic singer and bandleader Francisco “Machito” Grillo (1908-1984) and his Orchestra (the Afro-Cubans) in a 3-day celebration May 2-4 on the campus of Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse (at 149th Street), in the Bronx. “Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80” examines the Orchestra’s influence on a variety of Latin musical styles, including Latin jazz that affected the music of Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Stan Kenton and others.
     
    Tickets, including 3-day passes for $45, and a schedule of events are available at http://www.hostoscenter.org or by calling (718) 518-4455.
     
  • “Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80” (May 2-4): Closing Concert

    Modeled after the highly acclaimed retrospective of Tito Puente in 2017, the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture will honor the late iconic singer and bandleader Francisco “Machito” Grillo (1908-1984) and his Orchestra (the Afro-Cubans) in a 3-day celebration May 2-4 on the campus of Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse (at 149th Street), in the Bronx. “Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80” examines the Orchestra’s influence on a variety of Latin musical styles, including Latin jazz that affected the music of Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Stan Kenton and others.
     
    Tickets, including 3-day passes for $45, and a schedule of events are available at http://www.hostoscenter.org or by calling (718) 518-4455.
     
  • “Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80” (May 2-4): Dance Party

    Modeled after the highly acclaimed retrospective of Tito Puente in 2017, the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture will honor the late iconic singer and bandleader Francisco “Machito” Grillo (1908-1984) and his Orchestra (the Afro-Cubans) in a 3-day celebration May 2-4 on the campus of Hostos Community College, 450 Grand Concourse (at 149th Street), in the Bronx. “Machito & the Impact of the Afro-Cubans at 80” examines the Orchestra’s influence on a variety of Latin musical styles, including Latin jazz that affected the music of Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Stan Kenton and others.
     
    Tickets, including 3-day passes for $45, and a schedule of events are available at http://www.hostoscenter.org or by calling (718) 518-4455.
     
  • Laugh-a-ThON Featuring Hostos Alumna Melissa

    Join us for an evening full of laughs at our first ever Laugh-a-ThON featuring Hostos Community College Alumna Melissa Díaz on May 16 at the Mott Haven Bar & Grill!
     
  • Hostos Community College’s 49th Spring Commencement Ceremony

    Hostos will celebrate the achievements of its Class of 2019 at its 49th Commencement Ceremony.