LATIN EVENTS IN NEW YORK, MAY 12-18
EXHIBIT: Opening reception for two young artists from Cienfuegos, Cuba – Luis Alberto Pérez Copperi and Camila Villalvilla Soto – at the Cuban Art Space of the Center for Cuban Studies, 231 W. 29th St., fourth floor, 6 p.m. Through June 30, gallery hours Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sat., 12 to 6 p.m. Free.
THEATER: Elaine del Valle‘s moving one-woman show, “Brownsville Bred,” about growing up on the tough streets of Brooklyn in the 1980s, at the Nuyorican Poets Café, 236 E. Third St., 7:30 p.m., $15.
FILM: Juan Antonio Bardem‘s “Death of a Cyclist” (1955) screens at Instituto Cervantes, 211 E. 49th St., 6 p.m., free, part of a series on realism in Spanish cinema, featuring 10 movies produced between 1951 and 1963. Through May 19, for a full schedule, visit http://nuevayork.cervantes.es
JAZZ: Bobby Sanabria‘s Quarteto Aché at the FB Lounge, 172 E. 106th St., 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. show, $10 cover.
ALT: Cuban-based “nueva trova” singer Carlos Varela, whose hits include “Guillermo Tell,” returns to New York for the first time since 1998, at S.O.B.’s, 9 p.m., $25-$28.
FILM: Mexican director Lucía Gajá troubling 2007 documentary “My Life Inside,” about an undocumented nanny who is tried for the murder of the 21-month-old boy she cared for, at the Dwyer Cultural Center, 258 Saint Nicholas Ave., Harlem, 5:45 p.m. Free. Part of “Undocumentaries: The US/ Mexico Interdependent Film Series.”
EXHIBIT: “Picasso in the Metropolitan Museum of Art,” featuring the museum’s complete collection of works by the Spanish master – 300 paintings, drawings, sculptures, ceramics and artist’s prints -at the Met. Through Aug.1.
SALSA: Deejay Eddie Batiz and local band Zon del Barrio at Latin Tinge Thursdays, Remy Lounge, 7110 Third Ave. at 71st St., Brooklyn, 6:30 p.m., Free.
FILM: Juan Antonio Bardem’s “Main Street” (1956) screens at Instituto Cervantes, 211 E. 49th St., 6 p.m., free, part of a series on realism in Spanish cinema, featuring 10 movies produced between 1951 and 1963. Through May 19, for a full schedule, visit http://nuevayork.cervantes.es.
THEATER: Karina Casiano‘s one-woman show ” Rootless: La No-Nostalgia” at seventh annual solo-NOVA Festival at PS 122, 150 First Ave., $20, 7 p.m.
Also May 16, 20 and May 22 (at 2 p.m.)
MUSIC: Peruvian singer/songwriter Pedro Suárez-Vértiz, who is promoting his latest CD “Amazonas,” at La Oveja Negra, 34-38 38th St., Astoria; 10 p.m.,$30.
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