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Songs of Strength, Songs of Regret

Songs of Strength, Songs of Regret

Saturday, November 18, 2017

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Inspired by Greek mythology and drawing on the personal stories of Bay Area community members, Songs of Strength, Songs of Regret features a critically acclaimed cast: mezzo-soprano Carla Dirlikov Canales, award-winning composer Molly Joyce, acclaimed visual artist Rosemary Felt Covey, and poet Jacqueline Suskin on Sat, Nov 18, 2017 at the Hammer Theatre Center. Created by The Canales Project in partnership with the City of San José Office of Cultural Affairs, the Hammer Theatre Center, San José State University and MACLA.

Yissy & Bandancha in Concert

Yissy García and Bandancha

Sunday, December 3, 2017

San José debut of international awardwinning percussionist Yissy García and her acclaimed band, Bandancha. This ensemble is exemplary of the boundary-breaking stylistically hybrid sounds brewing within Cuba’s contemporary young music scene.

Latin Standards by Marga Gomez

Latin Standards by Marga Gomez

February 9-11, 2018

Latin Standards is Marga Gomez' new solo piece about fathers, entertainment, wealth, poverty and café cubano. Marga revisits the triumphs and demons of her father Willy Chevalier: comedian, producer, songwriter, Café El Pico spokesperson, and a prominent figure in the golden era of New York's Latino culture.