|They Call Me Cuba
April 5, 7pm
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3, Minneapolis
Catch the last showing in this year’s Minnesota Cuban Film Festival with They Call Me Cuba (2016, directed by Pablo Massip), an engaging documentary following the lives and careers of members of the music scene in Cuba, followed by a screening of Seeking Chano Pozo (1987, directed by Rebecca Chavez). Runtime: 78 min, $8-6, in Spanish with English subtitles.
April 13, 7pm
The Dakota, Minneapolis
Join Nachito Herrera, a world-renowned Cuban pianist at the Dakota. Recently recognized as an Immigrant of Distinction and recipient of the American Heritage Award, Herrera got his start playing with the Havana Symphony Orchestra as a child. Don't miss the opportunity to hear the power and emotion in his rich, soulful playing. $20, advance purchase recommended.
|Tapas and Paella 2 – New
April 14, 6 – 9:30 pm
Kitchen Window, Minneapolis
Prepare mouth-watering Spanish cuisine such as different kinds of tapas: fig and chorizo mushrooms, goat cheese-stuffed piquillo peppers, pinchos murunos, grilled asparagus, and patatas bravas. You will also learn the secrets to a delicious seafood paella verde, before topping off your evening with some sangría. $89, party-style participation, reservations required.
||Baile An Salsa
May 7, 7pm
The Cedar, Minneapolis
Baile An Salsa brings a fresh blend of sounds to the music scene, blending Latin beats with classic Irish music to create what they have named “Salsa-Trad”. Not only is their music new and exciting, the music group promotes inclusion and applauds diversity, creating a positive space for their fans to enjoy the music together. $15-12, advance purchase recommended.
|Arturo Sandoval: Cuban Trumpet Virtuoso
May 14, 9pm
The Dakota, Minneapolis
Don’t pass up the opportunity to witness outstanding trumpeter Arturo Sandoval play a mélange of classical pieces, original works, and Latin jazz. This talented musician has recently performed at the Grammys as well as the Latin Billboard Awards and has been involved in various bands throughout his musical career. $40-35-30, reservations recommended.
May 18, 7pm
The Loft, Minneapolis
Part of the 2017-2018 Loft Mentor Series Reading, Richard Blanco will be coming to the Loft. Blanco has received countless awards for his three collections of poetry and was named the fifth inaugural poet in the U.S. in 2012 by former President Barack Obama. $10-5, advance purchase recommended.
|¡Cantaré! VocalEssence Community Concert
May 22, 7pm
The Ordway, St. Paul
Join VocalEssence for the 10th anniversary of their Cantaré series. Perfect for the whole family, you'll join the entire community: elementary school, high school, and community choirs come together under direction of year-long composers-in-residence to bring you what is sure to be a great bi-lingual musical celebration. Free, advance reservation required.
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