Con A de Arte 2014
ArtSí Charlotte’s signature event.
Con A de Arte – A is for Art
is ArtSí Charlotte’s signature event. It is an annual celebration that showcases Hispanic arts and culture in Charlotte.
Two events that have been scheduled for Con A de Arte 2014:
- The Public Library Literary Night:
- Con A de Arte: Reception and Featured Artist Presentation:
Thursday, June 12 from 6:30 to 7:45, at the Independence Regional Branch located on 6000 Conference Drive, Charlotte NC 28212. On that evening, Poet Kurma Murrain will conduct a workshop inviting the audience to write from their deepest memories. By the end of the workshop participants will have designed their own “Wall of Goodbyes” to say their farewells with the unique phraseology of poetry.
Friday, June 13 at The Mint Museum uptown at Levine Center for the Arts, located on 500 S. Tryon Street, uptown Charlotte, from 6 PM to 8 PM. Featured artists will give a presentation and perform live. Con A de Arte will be followed by the Mint to Move Cultural Dance Night from 8 PM to 11 PM.
Featured Artists for Con A de Arte 2014:
- Tina Alberni – Visual Arts
- Leonor Demori – Visual Arts
- Victor Palomino – Visual Arts
- David Solis Olson – Classical Guitarist
- The Brazilian Arts Center: Glau Santana & Mestre Esquilo – Performance
- ArteSanos de la Palabra – Jose Vazquez, Kurma Murrain, Patricia Atilano, Irania M. Patterson, Cielo Ramirez, and Claudia Quijano – Poetry Click on an artist name (above) to read the artist bio and to see samples of his/her work.