Hostos Community College, Hostos Arts and Culture Collection

The Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture Collection includes 101 promotional cards featuring original artwork that documents musical performances, gallery exhibitions and art installations that have taken place at Hostos Community College. The cards illustrate the incredible variety of artists and performers who have come together at this dynamic South Bronx venue.

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'Sophy' Concert Postcard
Postcard advertising a gala concert by 'Sophy' a Puerto Rican vocalist , held on November 14, 1998.
11th Annual Three Kings Celebration & Cultural Exchange Event Postcard
Postcard advertising a performance presenting the 11th Annual Three Kings Celebration & Cultural Exchange featuring Trio New York from Puerto Rico, Wito & La Cura Band from the Dominican Republic, Mariachi Bustamante from Mexico and Agua Clara from Bolivia/Peru. Performance date was January 5, 2002.
3 Visions, 3 Spaces: A Sculpture Exhibit Brochure
Brochure for 3 Visions, 3 Spaces art exhibit which took place from November 19 to December 14, 1984. The brochure includes a note from the exhibit curator and an overview of the three artists' work who were featured in the exhibit.
500 Yolas Exhibition Postcard
Postcard for the '500 Yolas' exhibition; paintings, sculptures and drawings by New York based Dominican artists reflecting on the Columbus Quincentennial. The exhibition ran from November 4, 1992 to January 15, 1993.
A Tribute to Blueswomen: Beauty and the Blues Concert Postcard
Postcard for 'Beauty and the Blues', a tribute concert to blueswomen as part of the celebrations of Black History Month, held on February 10, 1998.
A contar Cuentos! Performance Postcard
Postcard for a presentation of 'A contar Cuentos! The Legacy of José Martí' held on October 1-4, 2003.
Agua, Sol Y Sereno Performance Postcard
Postcard promoting a performance by Puerto Rico performing arts troupe who utilized large colorful puppets, giant masks and marionettes to explore music, folklore and contemporary themes relevant to Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. Performance held on June 9, 1995.
Alfabeto De La Nieve Performance Brochure
Brochure for a lecture and poetry event held on November 11, 1997.
Andrés Jiménez Gala Concert Postcard
Postcard advertising a gala concert for Andrés Jiménez held on November 15, 1997.
Ballet Hispanico Performace Postcard
Postcard advertising a performance by Ballet Hispanico held on October 11, 1997 featuring three new works in the company's repertoire.
Banda Elástica & Asalto Diario Concert Postcard
Postcard advertising an avant-garde music and dance ensemble presentation from Mexico City held on November 11, 1994.
Barrios Exhibition Postcard
Postcard for an art installation by John "CRASH" Matos celebrating the Latino neighborhoods of New York City held from November 12, 2002 to January 17, 2003.
Barrios Performance Postcard
Postcard advertising 'Barrios'; a visual arts, music and dance program celebrating the Latino neighborhoods of New York City. Opening reception was on October 17, 2001 with the performances on October 19 and 20, 2001.
Batacumbele Afro-Carribean Jazz Concert Postcard
Postcard for New York reunion concert of Latin jazz musicians held on October 25, 1997.
Bayoán: Quest for an Antillean Identity Orchestral Performance Postcard
Postcard advertising a symphony orchestra performance by Roberta Sierra with Guillermo Figueroa conducting, performed by the Bronx Arts Ensemble Orchestra. Performance held on November 16, 2001.
Better Recognize: Bronx Artists Art Exhibition Postcard
Postcard for an art exhibition held in the Longwood art gallery entitled 'Better Recognize' focusing on BRIO (Bronx Recognizes Its Own) visual artists from 2002-2004. The opening reception for the exhibit was on July 7, 2004. BRIO provides direct support to individual Bronx artists who create literary, media, visual and performing works of art.
Blanca Snow in Puerto Rico Exhibition Brochure
Invitation for opening reception of art installation by Antonio Martorell and friends on September 23, 1997. The exhibition ran from September 24 to December 19, 1997.
Borinquen Musical Promotional Poster
Poster advertising the Borinquen Musical performed during Puerto Rican Heritage Month, a gala revue observing the Quincentennial of Puerto Rico held on November 19, 1993.
Burundanga Exhibition Invitation
Postcard advertising Burundanga, an exhibition of recent paintings by Rafael Colón Morales and Felix held from December 5, 1985 to January 9, 1986.
Celebrity Basketball Game Poster
Poster for celebrity basketball game held at the Rose Hill gymnasium at Fordham University on April 4, 1990.
Charangueando! 40th Anniversary Event Postcard
Postcard advertising a performance to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Broadway Orchestra with Eddie Zervigón as musical director held on May 22, 2004.
Charangueando! Event Postcard
Postcard for an event celebrating the musical legend José Fajardo held on April 27, 2002.
Crash: A Ten Year Retrospective of John "Crash" Matos Exhibition Postcard
Postcard advertising a ten-year retrospective exhibition of graffiti artist John "Crash" Matos held from April 12 to June 3, 1994.
Cuando los Espíritus Bailan Mambo Documentary Screening Postcard
Postcard for a documentary film screening with a pre-screening rumba jam featuring Orlando "Puntilla" Rios-Omo Anya and a post-screening reception and jam. Held on March 29, 2003.
Dance Theater Performance Postcard
Postcard advertising a dance theater workshop with performances by Full Circle Soul Jazz and Compagnie Kafig held on October 15-16, 1999.
Danny Rivera & His Orchestra: A Gala Concert Postcard
Postcard advertising a gala concert of Danny Rivera and his orchestra held on November 7, 1992.
Danny Rivera Book Presentation and Signing Event Postcard
Postcard for a book presentation and signing by Danny Rivera of his book 'In Love with Peace: Federal Prison Diary'. Event held on May 6, 2002.
Descarga Boricua Concert Postcard
Postcard for Descarga Boricua concert which was the New York debut of Puerto Rico's all-star salsa and latin jazz band. Concert held on November 5, 1994.
El Bestia Performance Postcard
Postcard for El Bestia, a creole dramatic performance, performed in one act. Held on March 25-26, 1998.
El Carnaval Dominicano Event Postcard
Postcard advertising The Dominican Carnival celebrating Dominican heritage which took place on February 21, 2004.
El Mensajero De Plata: A Chamber Opera in Two Acts Promotional Postcard
Postcard for a Chamber Opera with music by Roberto Sierra and Genesio Riboldi, conducting. Performance was held on April 4, 1998.
El Reino De La Espera Exhibition Brochure
Brochure for the Victor Vázquez photography and mixed media exhibition held in collaboration with Museo de Arte de Ponce from April 15 to May 28, 1993.
En Barco de Papel: Hostos Promotional Postcard
Promotional postcard for performance of En barco de papel: Hostos, which took place from April 9 to 12, 2003.
Evelina's Heart Play Postcard
Postcard for Evelina's Heart, a one-act play by Sandra Rodriguez, directed by Gloria Zelaya held on November 8-10, 2001.
Fernando Villalona Concert Postcard
Postcard for a Fernando Villalona concert held on March 5, 1998.
Fiel a La Vega and King Changó Performance Postcard
Postcard for two performances; 'Fiel a La Vega' and 'King Changó' held on April 18, 1998.
Fourth Annual Hostos Arts Festival Invitation
An invitation to the fourth annual Hostos Arts Festival detailing location and schedule of events for the festival which ran from May 3 through May 19, 1977.
Gala Celebration for Dominican Independence Promotional Postcard
Postcard for a gala celebration commemorating the Dominican War of Independence with performances by Aventura, Andy Andy and Milly Quezada held on February 28, 2004.
Gala Concert Promotional Postcard
Postcard advertising a gala concert entitled 'Serenade for Hostos and Marti' held on November 22, 2003.
Gala Concert for Hostos Community College Promotional Postcard
Postcard advertising a gala concert in benefit of Hostos Community College with the Aragón orchestra and special guests Johnny Pacheco and Dave Valentín held on November 13, 2003.
Gilberto Santa Rosa Concert Postcard
Postcard advertising a concert with Gilberto Santa Rosa, Puerto Rican bandleader and salsa singer. The concert, held in association with K 97.9 was held on November 13, 1993.
Gran Poder de Dios Opening Reception Invitation
Invitation to the opening reception of the Gran Poder de Dios exhibition held from October 29 to November 25, 1985.
Grito! A night of Jazz and Salsa Event Postcard
Postcard advertising a night of poetic jazz and salsa commemorating the birth of Puerto Rican nationalism. Performance held on September 21, 2001.
Hecho a Mano: Traditional and Contemporary Expressions Exhibit Brochure
Brochure for Hecho a Mano exhibition that ran from May 10 to May 31, 1984. Includes overview of the exhibition and list of participating artists.
Hollingsworth: The Color of Jazz Exhibition Postcard
Postcard for an exhibition of recent works by A.C. Hollingsworth entitled 'Hollingsworth: The Color of Jazz' held from May 16 to July 31, 1995.
Hostos Celebrates Fasanella Exhibit Brochure
Brochure for Hostos Celebrates Fasanella exhibition which ran from February 28 to April 24, 1985. The brochure includes a note from the curator and a biography of the artist, Ralph Fasanella.
Hotel Amerikka: A Fable Promotional Postcard
Postcard advertising a dramatic reading of 'Hotel Amerikka: A Fable', directed by Isaac Goldemberg and read by Ramón Albino, held on March 18, 2004.
James Van Der Zee Photographs Exhibit Postcard
Postcard advertising the James Van Der Zee photography exhibition that took place from February 11 to March 13, 1986 in the art gallery at Hostos Community College.
Larry Harlow: A Celebration Promotional Postcard
Postcard advertising a performance celebrating the life and work of Larry Harlow featuring Larry Harlow's Latin jazz encounter and Larry Harlow's Latin legends held on March 27, 2004.
Las Twines Media Installation and Art Project Brochure
Brochure for art exhibition 'Las Twines', held from October 22 to December 23, 1998 which explored the complex issues of race within the Puerto Rican and Nuyorican communities of the South Bronx.

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