AMY PRYOR SUPERGIANT

Exhibition Dates: Jan. 20, 2016 – Mar. 23, 2016
Opening Reception: Wed., Jan. 20, 2016, 6 PM

NICOLÁS DUMIT ESTÉVEZ PERFORMING THE BRONX and other home-based actions

Exhibition Dates: Oct. 7, 2015 – Jan. 7, 2016
Opening Reception: Wed., Oct. 7, 2015, 6 PM

Arthur Avilés & Nicolás Dumit Estévez

PERFORMING THE BRONX:
A Gentle Act of Men in Hunts Point with Arthur Avilés and Nicolás Dumit Estévez
Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 11 AM
Starting outside of 861 Manida Street BX, NY

The Gaetana Enders Music Fund

Join the Enders Family in supporting The Gaetana Enders Music Fund to support free music education at Casita Maria.

Education Programs at Casita Maria

Learn about our free education programs for youth from first grade through twelfth grade.

2015–16 Performing Arts Residency

Announcing our 2015–16 Season of Performing Artists-in-Residence!

LINCOLN CENTER PERFORMANCES AT CASITA

Lincoln Center's new program, Boro-Linc, offers special FREE family programs at Casita Maria.

Photo: Jazz for Young People on Tour, presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center

BECOMING PUERTO RICAN: NICOLÁS DUMIT ESTÉVEZ in CONVERSATION WITH PAPO COLO

Artist Talk:
Wed., Dec. 2, 2015 6–8pm

AMY PRYOR SUPERGIANT

Exhibition Dates: Jan. 20, 2016 – Mar. 23, 2016
Opening Reception: Wed., Jan. 20, 2016, 6 PM

BLITZ / BRONX LATIN JAZZ

ARTURO O’FARRILL and CASITA MARIA CENTER FOR ARTS & EDUCATION are proud to present BLITZ, a new Bronx-based Latin Jazz ensemble that will be performing in untraditional venues throughout the South Bronx.

The musicians that form BLITZ are ARTURO O’FARRILL, WILL CALHOUN, BAM BAM RODRÍGUEZ, ALEJANDRO AVILÉS and KALI RODRÍGUEZ-PENA. This cultural initiative and free concerts are made possible by the DORIS DUKE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION and are open to the public and for all ages.

FREE BOMBA DANCE AND DRUMMING CLASSES FOR TEENS

Every Saturday Casita Maria dance teacher MILTERI TUCKER and BOMBAZO DANCE COMPANY teach Bomba dance classes and Bomba drumming classes for youth (ages 11-14) at 10 AM and 11 AM, respectively. At the dance class, students learn dances of the Caribbean Diaspora such as Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba, Afro-Cuban and Haitian dances coupled with a strong foundation in ballet, jazz and modern dance. The drumming class teaches students how to play African, Bomba, Haitian and Cuban rhythms. For more information send an email to jisaacs@casitamaria.org

80 REASONS TO LOVE CASITA MARIA

To celebrate our 80th Anniversary we are looking 80 reasons why the members of our community love Casita Maria. Show your appreciation to Casita Maria by sending us your photo with your reason to love Casita, just like the one you see here. We will post your photo on our website and social media. For more information send an email to awong@casitamaria.org

 

Were you a Casita Maria Kid?

If Casita Maria has been part of your life, we'd love to hear from you. We are currently compiling a mailing list of Casita Kid Alumni for future newsletters and events.

Please send a message to awong@casitamaria.org  and we will be in touch with you very soon!