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Bronx Rising! Routes of the Black Madonna
May 19, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM| $7
Bronx Rising! plus the Opening Reception of The Dark Magdalene exhibit, curated by Tanya Torres.
To celebrate the Black Madonna and her many manifestations, a reception for an exhibit of works inspired by Mary Magdalene will be followed by a screening of The Voyage of the Black Madonna, a documentary about the pilgrimage to the sacred site of the Black Madonna in southern Italy. A Q&A with the film’s researcher, Alessandra Belloni, accompanied by Steve Gorn – Bansuri Virtuoso, will include a discussion about the Black Madonna’s Caribbean expressions led by Tanya Torres and Vivian Ara Regueros. The evening will conclude with a dance performance honoring La Virgen de Guadalupe by Mazarte Dance Company and Trio Sierra Alegre. Mazarte Dance Company is lead by Martha Zarate who is one of the featured artists in our exhibit What We Bring: New Immigrant Gifts.
Admission: $7 | $5 for students and seniors | FREE for IG residents and kids 12 – under.