Drums Along the Hudson 2023 is a Native American pow wow that has evolved into a multicultural celebration of drum, song and dance. No matter where you or your family are from, every culture has a drum! This celebration is held in Inwood Hill Park on the site of the old Lenape village, Manahatta's first nation. Of course, it's the most beautiful spot on the island. The … [Read more...] about Drums Along the Hudson is a Native American & Multicultural Celebration of Drum, Song & Dance
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Human Rights Watch Film Festival Brings Global Problems into Focus
The 34th Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2023 is at Film at Lincoln Center and IFC Center in the West Village, May 31 - June 11, 2023. $15. 🇧🇷 🇫🇷 🇮🇷 🇮🇹 🇺🇬 The festival's cast of filmmakers, film subjects, journalists, activists and academics lift the conversation about what's really happening in the world today. We have a lot of problems that we can only solve together. … [Read more...] about Human Rights Watch Film Festival Brings Global Problems into Focus
ACO SONiC Festival with Miguel Zenón and Angélica Negrón Creates Avant-Garde Puerto Rican Classical Music at Hostos
The ACO SONiC Festival with Miguel Zenón & Angélica Negrón creates new Latin classical music with the American Composers Orchestra featuring Ahmed Alom, Raquel Acevedo Klein, Victor Pablo, Darian Thomas; in the Repertory Theater at Hostos Center; on Sunday, June 4, 2023 at 4pm. From $25. Student ID ($5). hostos.cuny.org 🇵🇷 🇨🇴 🇮🇱 🇺🇸 This show is a primer on some of the … [Read more...] about ACO SONiC Festival with Miguel Zenón and Angélica Negrón Creates Avant-Garde Puerto Rican Classical Music at Hostos
The New York Now: Home Photography Exhibition at MCNY Shows How New Yorkers Make New York City Home
The first installation of the the Museum of the City of New York's photography triennial New York Now: Home, shows some of the ways our city of immigrants make New York home. This experience is part of the daily lives of millions of New Yorkers. New York Now: Home Photography Triennial New York Now: Home, a photography exhibition about how New Yorkers make the city … [Read more...] about The New York Now: Home Photography Exhibition at MCNY Shows How New Yorkers Make New York City Home
Remember Benito Juárez, Indigenous Founding Father of Modern Mexico!
Benito Juárez, was President of Mexico from 1858 to 1872. He overcame the disadvantages of being Indigenous and poor to became a well-educated lawyer and politician. The third Monday in March is a national holiday in Mexico in honor of his birthday on March 21, 1806. A Reformer who laid the foundations for modern Mexico Juárez was a progressive reformer who worked … [Read more...] about Remember Benito Juárez, Indigenous Founding Father of Modern Mexico!
“Worm Moon” is a Native American Name for the March Full Moon
Native Americans of the Northeast called March's full moon the "Worm Moon." March's Full Moon The moon is so named because it is the time of year when worms first appear. Birds also arrive to feast on the worms. We are approaching the March equinox, the halfway point between winter and spring in the northern hemisphere. The equinox is the day when the length of day … [Read more...] about “Worm Moon” is a Native American Name for the March Full Moon
Remember Maria TallChief (Osage Nation), America’s & NY City Ballet’s First Prima Ballerina Who Popularized The Nutcracker
Maria Tallchief was born Ki He Kah Stah Tsa (Elizabeth Marie “Betty” Tallchief) in Fairfax, Oklahoma on January 24, 1925. She is a member of the Osage Nation, one of the First Nations of what are now Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas. She is remembered as America's first prima ballerina and the dancer who helped make George Balanchine's "The Nutcracker" the world's … [Read more...] about Remember Maria TallChief (Osage Nation), America’s & NY City Ballet’s First Prima Ballerina Who Popularized The Nutcracker
The Winter Show 2023 is at the Park Avenue Armory
The Winter Show 2023 is one of America's leading antiques fairs. Many of the antiques are museum quality. Dealers are knowledgable and friendly. You can learn a lot talking with them. The people watching is great. It's an Upper East Side social event, and a fun date. The Winter Show is a benefit for East Side House, a community services organization in Mott Haven, The … [Read more...] about The Winter Show 2023 is at the Park Avenue Armory
Celebrate National Chocolate Day and the Indigenous Mesoamerican Flavor
Today we think of good chocolate as perhaps Swiss or Belgian, but chocolate is very American. Chocolate is made from cacao seeds which are native to the upper Amazon. This is prehistory, so the story keeps developing, but the earliest archeological evidence of cacao cultivation is believed to be in Ecuador. After that, the earliest archeological evidence of cacao has been … [Read more...] about Celebrate National Chocolate Day and the Indigenous Mesoamerican Flavor
Celebrate National Tequila Day with the Agave Spirit of Pre-Columbian Mexico
National Tequila Day is July 24. The next one is Monday, July 24, 2023. The Spirit of Mexico Tequila is the national liquor of Mexico. It is made from the blue agave succulent. Tequila's sister liquor, mezcal, can be made from any type of agave. Some of tequila's distinct flavor comes from the fact that the agave sugar is fructose (fruit sugar) rather than the … [Read more...] about Celebrate National Tequila Day with the Agave Spirit of Pre-Columbian Mexico