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Evento Alert: This Week’s Best Latin Events

BY REMEZCLA ESTAFF | PUBLISHED: Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
Evento Alert: This Week’s Best Latin Events

It’s the first week of December, and winter begins to rear it’s ugly head, but fear not, there’s still plenty to do in New York, Chicago, L.A., Miami and San Francisco. Theres so much to do, in fact, that it can get a little overwhelming deciding where to go. Well fear not, citizens of the aforementioned cities, because the tastemakers over at Remezcla have a few choice picks for the first week of December’s best events.

NEW YORK | MIAMI | CHICAGO | LOS ANGELES | SAN FRANCISCO

New York
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José Feliciano

Saturday, December 4th from 12:00pm to 5:00pm at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts
José Feliciano is a household name in Latin America and incredibly popular in the United States as well. Some people may only know him...
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Nonpalidece

Friday, December 3rd from 8:00pm to 11:00pm at Latin Quarter
Nonpalidece are one of Latin America's biggest reggae groups, hailing from Tigre in the Buenos Aires province, Argentina. The band focus on a...
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Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra

Saturday, December 4th 11:00pm to 1:00am at Le Poisson Rouge
Brooklyn-based Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra model themselves after afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti's Africa 70 band, but also incorporate aspects of...
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Los Van Van

Monday, December 6th from 9:00pm to 11:00pm at SOB's
Cuba's Los Van Van have transcended borders with their melodic dose of salsa; now you have the chance to see them in concert at SOB's. Los Van Van...
Miami
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Graffiti Gone Global

Wednesday, December 1st to Sunday, December 5th at Fresh Produce
Graffiti Gone Global launches its fourth consecutive year with an exhibition of street and graffiti art running parallel to Art Basel Miami Beach....
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Oceanfront Nights: Mexico City

Thursday, December 2nd at 6:00pm at Collins Park
From December 1st through the 4th during Art Basel 2010, the Oceanfront at Collins Park will highlight the cultural scene in four cities at the...
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Zero Film Festival Special Screenings

Saturday, December 4th from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at Raleigh Hotel South Beach
The Zero Film Festival - that's ZFF for short - is the world's largest film festival exclusively showcasing work by those most independent of...
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Nonpalidece ft. Bachaco

Sunday, December 5th from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at Grand Central
Nonpalidece are one of Latin America's biggest reggae groups, hailing from Tigre in the Buenos Aires province, Argentina. The band focus on a...
Chicago
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RatioNation 6 Year Anniversary ft. Zuzuka Poderosa

Thursday, December 2nd 8:00pm to 2:00am at 858 Lounge
RatioNation celebrates it's 6-year anniversary this week by hosting an all-out bash featuring the first Chicago performance our favorite Brooklynite...
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Quique Domenech

Wednesday, December 1st from 8:30pm to 11:30pm at Old Town School of Music
Puerto Rican cuatro master Quique Domenech is one of the best-known cuatro players of his generation. On Wednesday, December 1st, the Old Town School...
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Madrid: “Urban Social Design”

Wednesday, December 1st from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at Instituto Cervantes
Madrid: "Urban Social Design" is a lecture that looks to Spain's capital as an example of how to build an engaging, sustainable 21st-century...
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Belanova

Sunday, December 5th from 7:30pm to 11:00pm at House of Blues
Mexican electro-pop outfit Belanova bring their splendid, synth-driven act to Chicago's House of Blues on the December 5th, promoting the release of...
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Soulfly

Thursday, December 2nd 6:30pm to 10:00pm at House of Blues
Former Sepultura frontman Max Cavalera leads the metal group Soulfly at Chicago's House of Blues on December 2nd. Formed in 1997, Soulfly combines...
Los Angeles
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Chico Mann

Monday, December 6th from 8:00pm to 11:00pm at The Roxy Theater
Chico Mann will be bringing his particular brand of funk to the Roxy on December 6th. Inspired by Afrobeat, Cuban sounds, freestyle, and electronic...
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Los Van Van

Tuesday, December 14th from 8:00pm to 11:00pm at Conga Room
Cuba's Los Van Van have transcended borders with their melodic dose of salsa; now you have the chance to see them live at the Conga Room. Los Van Van...
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Kiss My Mistletoe!

Every Friday from 8:00pm to 10:00pm at Casa 0101
P.M.S. is back again! No, not that. It's the Pinche Mentirosa Sisters, the LA based all-female comedy troupe, in their very special Christmas show,...
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Pastorela

Every Saturday from 3:00pm to 5:00pm at Frida Kahlo Theatre
This comic send-up of traditional pastorelas - plays that tell the story of the Nativity - involves immigrants, INS agents, and a manger full of...
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Clover & Cactus

Saturday, December 4th from 8:30pm to 11:30pm at Atwater Village Theater
Clover & Cactus tells the story of the St. Patrick's Batallion, the storied two-hundred Irish soldiers that defected from the United States to...
San Francisco
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Os Mutantes

Tuesday, November 30th from 9:00pm to 11:00pm at Regency Ballroom at the Grand
Brazilian band Os Mutantes are masters of psychedelic rock, emerging in the '60s with a sound influenced by rock from the English-speaking world,...
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Con Brio

Wednesday, December 1st from 9:00pm to 11:00pm at Elbo Room
Given their relatively young age, its surprising that  a band like San Francisco's own Con Brio create such sophisticated and mature sounding music,...
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Cuban Cowboys, Dead Westerns & DJ Santero

Friday, December 3rd at 8:30pm at Bottom of the Hill
Celebrate the release of The Cuban Cowboy's "Diablo Mambo" with a night of fine-ass cubano rock, surf-western styling, and a DJ known for making...
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Diego’s Umbrella

Friday, December 3rd at 9:00pm at The Independent
As San Francisco’s ambassadors of gypsy rock, Diego’s Umbrella captures California’s cultural multiplicity with enthusiasm, humor and...
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Alberto Vargas Retrospective

Wednesday, November 17th to Friday, December 31st at San Francisco Art Exchange
Peruvian-born artist Alberto Vargas created the pin-up girl image that first gained fame during WWII in the pages of Esquire Magazine, then Playboy...


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