Institut Ramon Llull/ Newsletter # 61

MAY 2016 / NY, USA

New York

Literature.  USA,  04/05/2016

"War, So Much War" by Mercè Rodoreda, Best Translated Book Award Fiction finalist

This year’s winners will be announced on Wednesday, May 4th at 7pm sharp, both online at Three Percent and live in person at The Folly (92 W. Houston St. in Manhattan). If you’re in the New York City area, please feel free to stop by. The event is open to the public.

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Performing Arts.  New York,  14/05/2016

Choreographer and dancer Núria Serra featured by the HATCH Presenting Series

La Tieta is a piece that pierce silently in the feminine soul of an alone woman. It is a self-reflection of the soul. 

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Cinema.  New York,  15/05/2016

Documentary "Tchindas" at the 2016 African Film Festival New York

Within a small, tropical Cape Verdean Island, the beloved Tchinda is hard at work preparing for a Carnival she hopes will capture the town’s imagination. Despite her great reputation, Tchinda remains humble and every afternoon she happily tours the neighborhood to sell her best “coxinhas”, a classic Brazilian treat: delicious fried balls of chicken. 

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Music.  New York,  21/05/2016

in medias res: a brief commentary on tradition, by Joan Arnau Pàmies, world premiere in New York City

Musician Joan Arnau Pàmies returns to New York City with the world premiere of his work in medias res: a brief commentary on tradition (2014). 

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Music.  New York,  14/04/2016

The Enric Granados Centennial: upcoming concerts in New York City

Enric Granados (1867-1916) spent the final months of his life in New York. His visit to the United States included some of the most important artistic triumphs of his life—the World Premiere of his opera, GOYESCAS, at the Metropolitan Opera, solo and chamber music recitals with cellist Pau Casals, recordings for the Duo-Art Reproducing Piano, the premiere of his symphonic poem, DANTE, by the Chicago Symphony, and a recital at the White House.

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Language.  Catalonia and Andorra,  10/05/2016

Apply now and study Catalan in Barcelona, Girona and Andorra this summer!

Catalan courses in Catalonia and Andorra for Catalan students abroad.


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