Arts and Culture

El Tornaviaje/The Return Route | Museo de las Americas

Jan 10, 2017
Museo de las Americas

Museo's exciting first exhibit of 2017! This exhibit explores the exchange of cultural influence between Asia and the Americas via Mexico beginning in the 16th century. The opening reception is open to the public and free of admission. An evening of music, food, and drink as we travel back in time to the days of Spanish Galeons, pirates, and la China Poblana.

The Happiest Song Plays Last

Jan 10, 2017

“Each song is a revolutionary song”
In a cozy North Philadelphia kitchen, Yaz takes a stand in her new role: the heart and voice of her crumbling community. Halfway around the world in Jordan, her cousin Elliot finds that his wartime nightmares have followed him into his new life as a film star. Punctuated by live music of Puerto Rico and the Middle East.

Jazz on Film: Bayou Maharajah - The Tragic Genius of James Booker

Jan 1, 2017

There are some instances in his playing that are very unusual and highly complex, but the groove is never sacrificed. Within all the romping and stomping in his music, there were complexities in it that, if one tried to emulate it, what you heard and what excited you on the surface was supported by some extreme technical acrobatics finger-wise that made his music extraordinary as far as I’m concerned. And most of all, it always felt wonderful ... He was an extraordinary musician, both soul wise and groove wise ...

Nina Simone Biography

Dec 24, 2016

The title of this life story, “What Happened, Miss Simone?” by Alan Light, is taken from a 1970 Maya Angelou quote speaking of her friend Nina Simone. Simone’s life was very complex--a story of potential unrealized and seeking an explanation. In this book you will find many causal attributes for her troubles—a very serious and neglectful travelling minister mother; a true love lost in adolescence never replaced; her own personality issues--depression and loneliness, etc. The book has strength for the testimonies of many who were close to her.

"Joaquin's Christmas"

Dec 12, 2016
suteatro.org

Su Teatro's Joaquin's Christmas stage production is December 1-18 on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday matinees at 2pmTickets and Info

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