Latino Links: Going-out picks

Music, theater and Bolivian Ballets Folclóricos are among our selection of the best Latino arts and cultural events this week.


Thurs., Nov. 16

Photo Exhibition: ‘Together Alone’
The  local photographers group, Rooftop Collective, celebrate the quiet and intimate daily life of Washingtonians. The exhibition begins Nov. 16 and runs through Nov. 18 with an opening reception today from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  at the Latela Art Gallery, 716 Monroe St. NW, More info

*Part of FotoDC. Read more about this week’s opening parties, lectures and screenings.


Fri., Nov. 17

Dance: Bolivian Ballets Folclóricos
ORURO: Ballets Folclóricos Milenarios de Bolivia, a festival of traditional Bolivian music and dance comes to GALA Hispanic Theatre, 3333 14th St., NW, this weekend with performances on Friday and Saturday. Tickets & info


Sat., Nov. 18

Local products: Harvest Bazaar
The Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School for adults hosts its first Harvest Bazaar featuring participants of the new Small Business and Entrepreneurship program who hail from D.C.’s diverse immigrant communities. On offer will be gourmet food items, baked goods, ethnic foods, catering services, artisan crafts and professional services, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Carlos Rosario’s Harvard Street Campus, 1100 Harvard Street NW. More info

Poetry: Local poets Yao Glover and Sami Miranda
These two local writers celebrate the publication of their first collections of poetry to the accompaniment of musicians Pepe Gonzalez on bass and Deepak Ram on bansuri flute. Artist Electra Bolotas will also be feature at the free event that starts at 7 p.m. at the American Poetry Museum, 716 Monroe St NE, # 25. More info

Theater: Local group celebrates one-year anniversary
The local theater company, Teatro La Bolsa, celebrates its first year promoting Latin American theatre with a party from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. in Silver Spring featuring live music, karaoke, campfire, dancing, and artistic installation. RSVP and learn more


Sun., Nov. 19

Music: Gaiteros De Sanguashington
This local band, known for its uber-dancable Colombian beats, plays the Bossa Bistro + Lounge, 2463 18th St NW, at 9:30 p.m. Cover charge: $5 apiece. (This week’s Latino Links featured photos is from the band’s Facebook page.) More info


Mon., Nov. 20

Presentación del libro: “Un Mundo LLeno de Futuro”
Presentación del libro de “crónicas de innovación en América Latina” y una conversación con la editora Leila Guerriero a las 3 p.m. en el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, Auditorio Enrique V. Iglesias, 1330 New York Avenue NW. Gratis. Mas info


Wed., Nov. 22

Music: Venezuelan music at Local 16
Venezuelan musician, composer and producer Jorge Glem performs with César Orozco and special guests Fran Vielma and Antonio Orta at Local 16, 1602 U Street NW, at 9 p.m. No cover. More info

—Hola Cultura staff

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