Mijo de la Palma present their unique blend of Puerto Rican music and contemporary acoustic sounds at The Urbano Project in Egleston Square, Jamaica Plain Mijo de la Palma / 8, Aug. 2015 • 8pm / Urbano Project / 29 Germania Street (Brewery Complex) / Egleston Sq | Jamaica Plain / StonyBrook Stop on the Orange Line $10 suggested donation (no one turned away for lack of funds) Born out of the eclectic musical scene in the western side of…Find out more »
This year's event will be raising funds to support Toxics Action Center's work in Moving Towards a Cancer-Free Economy. Every year more and more studies come out linking chemicals in our products, in pesticides and in our work-places to different cancers. We've teamed up with JPNet and the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production to move businesses in our neighborhoods away from toxic chemicals and towards safer alternatives. Learn more from the experts about how we've already started to build…Find out more »
Poet Glaisma Perez Silva and guitarist Gian Carlo Buscaglia pay homage to Julia de Burgos (1914-1953), Puerto Rico’s most illustrious poet, on the anniversary of her birth. Burgos was an outspoken civil rights activist whose poems engage themes of feminism and social justice. Hosted by Center Without Walls and Luis Edgardo Cotto, director of Egleston Main Streets. $5 suggested donation (no one turned away due to lack of funds)Find out more »
Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Fernandito Ferrer is a young pioneer among a new breed of singer-songwriters in Puerto Rico. Born in San Germán, Ferrer draws inspiration from the Nueva Trova giants of the 70's whose songs were a cornerstone of Latin American protest music of that era. His percussive guitar technique and impressive vocal abilities, together with the use of subtle yet powerful melody and poetic imagery, puts his home-grown music in a much wider context. His style is best compared…Find out more »
After two years of continuum work High Key People releases their first album! Come chill with us in an intimate setting and experience the blend of Urban mixed with Andean and Caribbean MusicFind out more »
Urbano Project kicks off its 10th Anniversary Celebration with a FREE Holiday Open House, sponsored by State Street Bank. There will be live music, art workshops and demonstrations, drinks, holiday snacks, and lots of cool prints created by Urbano’s artists for sale! All happening at Urbano's gallery in the Brewery Complex, 29 Germania Street. FREE admission. Join us at our studio/gallery for behind-the-scenes exhibition tours, a family-friendly drop-in origami workshop with Artist-in-Residence Erin Genia, a bookmaking class demonstration by Artist-in-Residence Rachel Allenand her Youth Artist Project students.…Find out more »
Urbano Project celebrates the opening of "airplay," a site-specific interactive installation by Native American artist Rachel Allen (Nez Perce) on Thursday, January 23, 6:00-8:00PM. The culmination of her Fall 2019 artist residency, Allen's "airplay" will be on view at Urbano's Jamaica Plain gallery through March 14, 2020. Allen aims to unsettle the air we breathe and otherwise manipulate. If we think about our experience through the air-the ubiquitous material we are suspended in-then we can contemplate what decolonization requires. If…Find out more »
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