This fall, Brava presents a trio of performances by Latin American artists at Brava Theater Center. The presentations include a wide range of events, from the documentary film So Near... So Far, about the Cuban musician and Mezcla founder Pablo Menéndez, to a Day of the Dead opera from the other side. Read on for more!
- On October 14, Direct from Cuba – Pablo Menendez & Mezcla perform with a host of Bay Area musical giants, including a special appearance by his mother, the legendary jazz vocalist and social activist Barbara Dane. Tickets for this event are on sale now!
- On November 4, John Jota Leaños and Sean Levon Nash collaborate on Imperial Silence: Una Opera Huerta, a Day of the Dead opera from the other side. The opera’s Intermezzi involve live musical interpretations of songs such as “El Corrido de Pat Tillman,” “Lamento Desaparecido,” “This is the House that Blacks Built,” “La Llorona” and others, and dance performances by Jesus Cortes and Vanessa Sanchez.
- On November 12th, local favorite Diana Gameros will celebrate her new album Arullo with a CD release party and concert (and a special guest - her mother!).