About Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture
The Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture has re-opened! We look forward to welcoming you in person.

Every year our programming features over 20 performances - from Hip Hop, Latin Jazz, Salsa, Chamber Music, Theater, to Dance and more.

As a dynamic force dedicated to the cultural and artistic life of the Bronx and New York City, Hostos plays a central role in providing accessible programs that reflect and celebrate the artistic richness and diversity of our communities.

Named the “the powerful locus of Latino Art” by The New York Times, Hostos Center is recognized nationally as a leader in Latino/a/x and African-based programming.

We look forward to greeting you!

Hostos Center events are sponsored by the Hostos Community College Foundation with funds from the: National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the Coalition of Theaters of Color, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathleen Hochul and the New York State Legislature, the Howard Gilman Foundation, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, the Office of New York State Assemblyman José Rivera, and the Office of New York City Councilmember Rafael Salamanca, Jr.

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The views and opinions expressed by any performers and/or speakers are their
own and do not reflect or represent those of Hostos Community College.

Upcoming Events

ONI ONI – World Premiere

Acclaimed percussionist Annette A. Aguilar celebrates the 2023 Women in Latin Jazz Festival with special guest artists Camille Thurman, Ariacne Trujillo, Catarina dos Santos and Katherine Jiménez. Join us to celebrate these power-house female musicians who collectively have shaped the sounds of Latin music, jazz, R&B and rock!
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ONI ONI – World Premiere

Xiomara Fortuna is the Dominican Republic’s queen of Afro-Caribbean fusion with over 40 years of visionary artistic work - fusing ancestral Caribbean music with rock, hip-hop, jazz, merengue, bachata, funk, reggae…and more! Performing new songs from her 17th and most recent album, Eta que tú ves, she will showcase - live on stage with drums, percussion bass & vocals - the cultural richness of the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean.
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