Venezuelan architect to discuss civic involvement to promote public art and open space

Architect and artist Alejandro Haiek Coll from Venezuela will be speaking about improving public spaces at a free event next Tuesday (5 April) in Grafton Way. In his architectural work Haiek Coll is interested in the design of a logistic chain of events with a strong social component and are focused on the renewal and resuscitation of inactive …

Maria Rivas sings a tribute to Aldemaro Romero

Maria Rivas, singer.

Venezuelan Latin and jazz singer Maria Rivas will perform "Una Pepiada Queen para Aldemaro" tonight at The Bolivar Hall in Grafton Way. The concert is a homage to Aldemaro Romero the Venezuelan pianist, composer, arranger and orchestral conductor who died in 2007. Romero was a prolific composer, working in many genres Caribbean, Jazz, Venezuelan waltzes, as well as …

Afro-Venezuelan jazz project to showcase new album at Bolivar Hall

Group of musicians.

Afro-Venezuelan jazz band Pataruco are playing a free concert at the Bolivar Hall this Thursday (21 May) to promote their eponymously titled studio album to be released this summer. Pataruco are Quentin Collins on trumpet, Michele Montolli on bass, Aleph Aguiar on guitar, Charlie Stacey on piano, Eddie Hick on drums, and Wilmer Sifontes on percussion. The group …

Venezuelan Film Festival at Bolivar Hall

The Embassy of Venezuela in Grafton Way is hosting a film festival which will feature a free showing on almost every Tuesday of 2014. Dubbed The Boliwood Film Festival (after Simon Bolivar) it is organised by the embassy to promote Venezuelan cinema to a wider audience.  The festival will be launched this coming Tuesday 21 …