Women’s Issues

Women’s issues and great women. This is our time.

‘Nona’ how far will you go for freedom? Amazon and TVOD

TV ON DEMAND; Tue, Mar 19, 2019; Honduran movies ~ Nona (Sulem Calderon) trusts Hecho (Jesy MCKinney) to take her to her mother in America, but gets trafficked instead. The film launched first-time actress Calderon on the road to stardom, and it’s more than a movie. It’s a story that needs to be told and needs to be heard. This is real. By Michael Polish (2018).

Mariachi Flor de Toloache Mexican Mariachi at Pregones

CONCOURSE, THE BRONX; Sat, Mar 30, 2019; Mexican mariachi women live music ~ 2017 Latin Grammy “Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album”

Ballet Nepantla ‘Valentina’ NY premiere at the 14th St Y

EAST VILLAGE; Wed-Sun, Apr 10-14, 2019; Contemporary ballet Mexican style ~ ‘Valentina’ is a collection of stories that speak to the strength and resilience of women during the Mexican Revolution

Mother’s Day 2019

1st May Sun (2018: 5) Portugal, Romania & Spain
May 10: Mexico, Guatemala & El Salvador
2nd May Sun (2018: 12) U.S. & many countries
May 15: Paraguay
Last May Sun (2018: 26) Dominican Republic & France
May 27: Bolivia
May 30: Nicaragua
Aug 15: Costa Rica
3rd Oct Sun (2018: 20) Argentina
Dec 8: Panama

Mictlancihuatl is the Aztec goddess of the underworld

October 31 – November 2
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“You live as long as someone remembers you.” We remember you Mictlancihuatl.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

SALCEDO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC; Nov 25, 1960 ~ The Mirabal Sisters: Patria, Minerva and Maria, whose codename was “Las Mariposas” (the Butterflies), were murdered by Trujillo’s right-hand man for helping the resistance to dictatorship

International Women’s Day 2020

MARCH 8 (2020, Sun); Women’s day ~ Honor all the women in your life including family, friends and associates. #IWD2020

Purim 2020 celebrates the courage of Queen Esther

SOUTH WILLIAMSBURG; 14TH DAY OF ADAR, Mon-Tue, Mar 9-10, 2020; Jewish holiday feast ~ Queen Esther of Persia found the courage to break tradition, speak up, and thereby save her people

Join the Women’s March on NYC 2020

UPPER WEST SIDE & MIDTOWN, Sun, January 19, 2020 ~ We march for the civil rights of every human regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, ethnicity, disability, religion or creed.
# women’s parade

iLe for Carnegie Hall Citywide at El Museo del Barrio

EL BARRIO EAST HARLEM; Sat, Mar 16, 2019; Puerto Rican boleros trova live music ~ In her solo work, the Calle 13 singer shows the strength and grace of Violeta Parra or Mercedes Sosa

“The Heiresses” Paraguayan movie at Film Forum

HUDSON SQUARE, Jan 16-29, 2019 ~ “A coming of age story for a 60-year old woman.” A critics pick.
# paraguayan movies women

Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘Roma’ Best Director, Foreign Film Review

NETFLIX; Nov 21, 2018 to Mar 21, 2019; Mexican movies Oscar winners Netflix TV ~ Best movie of 2018 in any language. See it in a theater so you can hear it too.

Lourdes Lopez, Miami City Ballet Artistic Director (Interview)

NEW YORK CITY, December 3, 2018 ~ Lourdes Lopez, Miami City Ballet Artistic Director, former New York City Ballet Principal for Balanchine and Robbins, talks about being a Cuban immigrant, family, opportunity, dancing for Balanchine and Robbins, the future of ballet and who we really are.
#CUBAN #BALLET #LEADER

Fashion donated by celebs, socialites & designers benefits Women Together

November 8, 2018, Thursday
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Museum of Arts and Design
Midtown, Manhattan
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This sale of gently or never used items donated from NYC women’s wardrobes benefits social development in Colombian, Dominican and Mexican artisanal communities by Women Together
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FREE

Mercado Global Fashion Forward Celebration 2018

November 1, 2018, Thursday
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Bowery Hotel
East Village, Manhattan
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Join:
Karla Martinez de Salas, Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Mexico & Latin America,
Yael Aflalo, Founder of Reformation,
Alida Boer, Philanthropist & Entrepreneur,
in helping rural Guatemalan women become entrepreneurs

Vogue México Cover features Salma Hayek

November 2018
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Sofía Aguilar talks with the renowned Mexican – American actress about the role of women today

Marguerite Humeau: Birth Canal

NEW MUSEUM, LOWER EAST SIDE, Tue-Sun, September 4, 2018 to January 6, 2019 ~ French artist channels the Goddess of prehistoric Venus figurines
#FRENCH #CONTEMPORARY #SCULPTOR

Tease NYC Pride

An evening of interactive burlesque with 1,200 women from across the country.
The DL
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Saturday, June 23, 2018

Alvin Ailey Lincoln Center 2018 Celebrate Women

Jessica Lang world premiere, new productions of Judith Jamison and Jawole Will Jo Zollar, and Ailey’s classic ‘Revelations.’
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Saturday, June 16, 2018

Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu, Indigenous Chilean art

BROOKLYN MUSEUM, PROSPECT PARK, Wed-Sun, May 18-November 25, 2018 ~ Chilean artist resurrects an ancient Indigenous knotted cord writing and reading system of the Andean peoples.

‘En el nombre de Salomé’ is a Dominican story about women’s rights

Repertorio Español
Kips Bay, Manhattan
Friday, May 18, 2018

‘Chavela’ is an intimate portrait of Mexican ranchera singer Chavela Vargas

SUNSET PARK, BROOKLYN, Fri, May 4, 2018 ~ New York City Department of Parks & Recreation and Mexico Now! screen “Chavela” for Cinco de Mayo.
# mexican movies documentary

Dominique Duroseau ‘If only we knew. Nothing’s new’ at A.I.R. Gallery

A Haitian-American woman who deconstructs the contrast between Black and White experience in our country.
A.I.R. Gallery
DUMBO, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday
April 20 – May 20, 2018

‘Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960 – 1985’ at the Brooklyn Museum

Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Costa Rican, Cuban, Guatemalan, Mexican, Panamanian, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican & Uruguayan artists.
Brooklyn Museum
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday
April 13 – July 22, 2018

Angelina Gualdoni ‘Casa della Nuova Strega’ at Asya Geisberg Gallery

The Italian – American artist builds the house of the new witch.
Asya Geisberg Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
April 5 – May 12, 2018

‘Queenie’ female artists from El Museo del Barrio’s collection

EAST HARLEM, Tue-Sat, Mar 21 – Jun 23, 2018
# latina women art exhibition