Project Ñ – Film Screening

DESCRIPTION:

Loisaida Inc. & Project Ñ are proud to present a special screening of:

The ñ Experience, is an engaging 90-minute presentation that combines a screening of the documentary “being ñ” infused with directors cut-style commentary from the film’s star and co-director Denise Soler Cox, offering viewers a unique perspective on the film and an unforgettable live experience.

In 90 minutes, Denise leads the audience on a powerful journey of cultural self-discovery and personal reflection. The result is a heartfelt, humorous and interactive experience that offers audiences a refreshing perspective on how to talk about culture and the feelings we all share around acceptance.


DATE AND TIME

Tue, March 7, 2017

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST

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LOCATION

Loisaida, Inc

710 East 9th Street

New York, NY 10009

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TV Pilot Workshop

Loisaida Inc. presents:

TV Pilot Workshop


Dates: July 9, 16, 23, 30

Time: 11:00am-2:00pm

Register: here.

Location: 710 East Ninth Street New York NY 10009


Workshop provided by WEPA (Workshops, Entertainment and  Professional Artists) Composed of three young Latino leaders in which are Arilyn I. Martinez Cora, Andres Lopez and Anoushka Medina. Their objective is to create expand and develop the visual arts within the community of Loisaida.


Overview:
In this workshop we will teach participants how to make a TV pilot for  TV and all the internet platforms. The components of the workshop are:
• Acting
• Writing
• Directing
• Production
• The use of the camera and sound gear
• Also a general class about wardrobe, make up and set-design

Acting
In this workshop we will touch the theory and practice of acting for camera. We start with the origin and development of acting. In the workshop the community will be able to experiment and develop acting skills.
• The principal idea is to educate through acting games and developing the ability of acting for a scripted show.
• Example: Alert, Concentration and teamwork.
In this game the class will gain confidence and let go their insecurities in the space as a group.

Writing
In this workshop we will teach and explain the parts of the script. The first setup is where we describe the characters life, how characters relate to each other and what specific event changes the life of the character. The second step is to develop the obstacle of this story. The third is to resolve, which we will cover the moral of the story. The scripted final of the pilot will be a collaboration of the group of the class adapting everyone’s stories.

Directing
In this workshop we will be teaching the necessaries skills to direct actors for camera. Understanding the motivation and obstacle of why the actors should move in the space through the story.
• One of the exercises will be using the stories of the community and see it come to life through improvisation.

Camera & Sound
The use of the camera and sound gear HANDS ON. In this workshop we will teach the mechanics of the camera, basic lighting and what it is a good composition for the story on camera. In terms of sound we will teach how to position the microphone and how to use the sound recorder.

Production
This final workshop creates a plan to shoot the story. We will teach how to breakdown the script, planning a production timeline, and how to organize the departments (cast, crew, equipment, locations).
• Briefly, we will go over wardrobe, makeup and set-design; explaining with the importance of this department with videos and pictures.

 


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Florencia Escudero – Video Screening

You can’t miss 2016 Artist in Residence: Florencia Escudero‘s last part of her residency at Loisaida Inc.

A final video screening and musical performance curated by Escudero and including artists; Richard Cho, Jake Davidson, Tiona McClodden, Brigid Moore, Cristina Tufiño, Zulu Padilla, Julian Chams, Tommy Kha, Jordie Oetken, Itzel Alejandra Martinez and Constanza Alarcón Tennen.

It all starts at 8:00 PM

Duration: 1.5hrs

Bori-Queer-Chichos and Joy Film Screening

Saturday, June 4th 2016, at The Loisaida Center

Description

Macha Colón, a character created by the multidisciplinary artist Gisela Rosario Ramos, will headline this event with a screening of the documentary film “El Hijo De Ruby”. Macha Colón y Los Okapi was in the line up of Loisaida Festival, and will perform at the New Museum on Thursday in conjunction with art work by resident Beatriz Santiago Muñoz. We are lucky to feature her in an intimate setting at the Loisaida Center along with one of the subjects of her film, Lionel Villahermoso, who will also perform.

This event is a run-up to a short film festival at the end of the month Comi/Cine which fuses culinary arts with film-making. In line with the themes of the Loisaida Festival, refreshments will be served.

El Mini Fest

Un Pasadía Familiar

El Mini Fest – Family Day

at The Loisaida Center


 With The Wonderful Musical Duo:

¡ACOPLADITOS!

Day long activities for the entire family!

Beginning Saturday October 18th 2014 from 12 to 5 pm


 El Mini Fest Schedule of Activities:

12:00pm – 1:35pm

Open Yoga for the Family & Creative Movement for the Family

 with: Jeca Rodríguez and Sandralis Ginés

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1:00pm – 3:00pm

Screening of: 

Pura Belpré:Storyteller

Documentary on loan by the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College

 

Creative Stations will open at 1:00pm

1. Paper Puppet Creations with Rojo Coquí Robles (El Kibutz del deseo) (2hrs)

2. Upcycling Arts with Visiones Culturales

3. Bilingual Storytelling with Maestra Coral Nogueras Ortiz

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 2:00pm – 3:00pm

 Interactive Bomba Performance: with María Eugenia Rodriguez & TheLegendary Mic

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3:00pm – 4:00pm

Headliner Concert by:

¡Acopladitos! 


 Come join us! Purchase tickets below. Only $5 for one ticket or $15 for 4 tickets!



Zoetrope: Part 1 (bilingual version)

Zoetrope: Part 1

Caborca has been selected to present the new bilingual version of their play as part of Encuentro 2014, the largest national festival of Latino theatre in more than two decades in Los Angeles, CA.  Caborca Theatre developed their bilingual version of ZOETROPE as part of the Art Residency Program @ Loisaida Center.

They will present both the bilingual and English version of  Zoetrope: Part 1 completely FREE! 

Join us for a delightful evening of drama and theater.


11:30am-

Bilingual version

1:30pm-

English version


 Saturday, October 11th


 LaGuardia Community College

31-10 Thomson Ave

Long Island City, NY 11101


 

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Plena Workshop with Tito Matos in amity of Bomplenazo

The Loisaida Center presents:

Tito Matos

founder of: Viento de Agua

2014 Latin Grammy Awards Nominee.

Tito Matos is one of the most impressive requinto players of the plena tradition. He plays other percussion instruments: bomba barrels, congas, among others. He is the founder and director of Viento de Agua. He has previously recorded, played and toured with: Eddie Palmieri, David Sánchez, Miguel Zenón and Ricky Martin among many others. He is still a member of New York’s iconic bomba and plena ensemble Los Pleneros de la 21. Tito is the founder of Plenazos Callejeros a movement that takes plena to street corners in different Puerto Rican towns.


 

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 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Taller de Plena

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Master percussionist Tito Matos teaches a basic plena workshop suitable for all levels. The Puerto Rico native has traveled the world playing plena, an Afro Rican musical genre. Students will learn basic rithmic patterns from the traditional to the contemporary style of playing the hand held drum known as pandereta. 
 

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Bring your own Drum or Pandero.
 
All ages Welcomed!
 

3:00pm – 5:00pm

Screening of Plenazos Callejeros

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Documentary, followed by Q&A with producers and musicians

Plenazos Callejeros is a documentary about a movement that revolutionized Afro Puerto Rican musical genre: plena. Every month a bunch of pleneros would gather at a street corner to play and talk about music. The video takes viewers on a journey through the last 30 years of the plena tradition.

Director: Mariana Reyes Angleró

Producers: Mariana Reyes and Tito Matos for Viento de Agua Inc.

Editor: Juan C. Álvarez Lara