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The Times-Picayune: “Ballet Hispanico twirls into New Orleans Oct. 21”

Free Wednesday concert series

The Helis Foundation and Ecos Latinos Series present “Evenings with Enrique”, a free concert series every Wednesday in October, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Enrique Alferez Sculpture Garden, in City Park. On Oct. 11, the series will feature Bolivian guitarist and singer Javier Gutierrez. On Oct. 18, harpist Patrice Fisher and Cuban guitarist Javier Olondo will perform. On Oct. 25, pianist Oscar Sanchez with Honduran singer Belsy Puerto will be in concert…

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The Times-Picayune: “Mandeville photographer exposes his Tourette’s through pictures”

You don’t have to look far in St. Tammany Parish to discover a talented artist. In fact, one lives right across the street from me.

I’ve long known photographer Patrick Lera as my neighbor and as a dedicated volunteer for the St. Tammany Art Association. I’ve seen the black-and-white images he creates with different cameras.

But I got a better glimpse into his creative process and his love of photography when we sat down recently at my kitchen table for a chat in anticipation of “Self/Reflection: Photographs from the New Orleans Museum of Art,” an exhibition opening soon at STAA (look for more information on the exhibition itself and its opening during Fall for Art Oct…

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Cuban Art News: “Update: Garaicoa in Beijing, Azaceta x 4, and a Casting Call from MoMA”

Luis Cruz Azaceta, Aleppo’s Blood, 2017

Courtesy Luis Cruz Azaceta

After last week’s post-Irma Update on Havana and South Florida, we turn to news of Cuban art & artists in Europe, Asia, and around the United States—including a moving sale in Chelsea.

Azaceta in Louisiana. Large-scale works by Luis Cruz Azaceta are included in four group shows in Louisiana arts institutions. At the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, the 8 x 8–foot painting Do Not Kill Here Any Time from 12 a.m...

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