• Odessa Havana

    David Buchbinder’s Odessa/Havana

    Thursday, August 24, 8:00 p.m. (Doors and DJ set at 6:30 p.m.)

    FREE

    Explore the rich and exhilarating connections between Jewish and Cuban music. Sharing Andalusian, Arabic, Roma, Sephardic, and North African ancestry, award-winning trumpeter David Buchbinder and Grammy-nominated Cuban pianist Hilario Durán team up with a global ensemble of jazz greats.

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  • Betsayda Machado y La Parranda El Clavo

    Betsayda Machado y La Parranda El Clavo

    Thursday, August 31, 8:00 p.m. (Doors at 6:30 p.m. and dance/drum workshop at 7:00 p.m.)

    FREE

    With their “singular, passionate, and purposeful voices” (NPR), Venezuelan singer Betsayda Machado and the multigenerational band of musicians and dancers La Parranda El Clavo take the stage for the final concert of the season. Hailing from the tiny Venezuelan village called El Clavo—where their music ignites parties in the town square—these masterful performers invite audiences to discover, indulge, and celebrate the contagious beats of Afro-Venezuelan soul.

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  • Pancho Villa from a Safe Distance

    Tuesday, October 10, 8:30 p.m.

    $25–$45 General

    Visit the Theatre at Ace Hotel to watch this experimental chamber opera about Pancho Villa, the legendary bandit, enigmatic general, and hero of the Mexican Revolution.

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  • Troker

    El Automóvil Gris—Featuring a Live Score by Troker

    Tuesday, October 24, 8:00 p.m.

    $25 General; $20 Members; $15 Full-Time Students

    Watch the Mexican silent film El Automóvil Gris (The Grey Automobile, 1919), and be mesmerized by a live performance from the world-renowned Mexican band Troker. Considered one of the most important cinematic works in silent film history, El Automóvil Gris is a tale of cops and robbers. In this special engagement, the escapades of the Grey Automobile Gang, who once terrorized the streets of Mexico City, come to life with Troker’s score, an innovative fusion of jazz, funk, prog rock, DJ scratching, and traditional mariachi.

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