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Join us on Friday, February 23 for an unforgettable night of típico, modern, and super-modern merengue at the Main Theater. Hosted by Vizcaino, featuring performances by Dominican legends Aramis Camilo, Ninoshka, Richie Cepeda, Charlie Rodríguez, and Chiqui Taveras. With the NCue Band, celebrate Dominican culture and heritage.

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Shadow Box Theater
How The Turtle
Got Its Shell

Webnesday | Feb 28 | 10 am + 11:30 aM
Thursday | Feb 29 | 10 am + 11:30 aM

Join us on Friday, February 23 for an unforgettable night of típico, modern, and super-modern merengue at the Main Theater. Hosted by Vizcaino, featuring performances by Dominican legends Aramis Camilo, Ninoshka, Richie Cepeda, Charlie Rodríguez, and Chiqui Taveras. With the NCue Band, celebrate Dominican culture and heritage.

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Join award-winning playwright Eric Avilés from Liberation Arts Collective for an immersive Playwriting & Theater Workshop series. Open to all, with special consideration for people of color, people with disabilities and Bronx residents (18 and above). These workshops emphasize holistic self-exploration, a nurturing and collaborative environment, connection-building, meditation, and creative games.

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The Playground: Theater Open Mic is a monthly evening of creativity and expression. Hosted by artist-in-residence Eric Avilés, the Open Mic is an opportunity for you to share your stage work in a safe space. Share a monologue, a scene, a song – or simply join us as a theater enthusiast and supporter.

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Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture partners with Orchestra of St. Luke’s in presenting Valerie Coleman's Portraits of Josephine. Written for a woodwind quintet, this musical suite celebrates the life of the famed performer and social justice activist, Josephine Baker. Playwright and actor Kirya Traber joins in to weave together Coleman’s musical depictions of Baker’s origins, adventures, and legacy with her original theatrical narrative.

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Celebrate a spectacular Lunar New Year with Hostos Center and the acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company in this special daytime performance perfect for schools and daytime groups. In 2024, we welcome the Year of the Dragon, a symbol of strength, courage, and good fortune.

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Ever wondered how ballerinas dance on their toes or spin without getting dizzy? Discover the secrets with us! Join our family-friendly program where you'll see SAB students train to become pro dancers. They'll perform excerpts from famous ballets like The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and The Sleeping Beauty, in costume and to live music. Plus, young children and families can learn some steps right from their seats!

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"It’s A Marvelous Paper Bag World!" – the latest show from The Paper Bag Players, America’s oldest children’s theater. Packed with new acts and beloved classics, this family-friendly production promises hilarious stories, lively dances, charming characters, catchy tunes, audience engagement, and the iconic paper and cardboard sets and costumes. All kids aged 3-9 (and the young at heart) are welcome to join in the fun!


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