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Brazil in the World: A Way Forward

Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 1:00pm | São Paulo

Join Americas Quarterly (AQ) and Humanitas360 for a half-day event celebrating the launch of AQ’s latest issue on Brazil and discussing the country within the domestic and international realms. ... Read More

Argentina: Challenges and Opportunities Facing 2017

Monday, December 12, 2016 - 5:00pm | New York
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Join AS/COA for a panel discussion on Argentina's political and economic situation one year after the election of President Mauricio Macri. ... Read More

Cecilia Zabala & Philippe Baden Powell: Fronteras

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 7:00pm | New York

Argentine singer-songwriter Cecilia Zabala and Brazilian pianist Philippe Baden Powell explore their latest duo project, which fuses Zabala’s folk-inspired songwriting with Powell’s música popular brasileira (MPB) sensibility. ... Read More

Emmanuele Baldini & Roberto Turrin: Americas

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 7:00pm | New York

Brazilian-Italian violinist Emmanuele Baldini, who for over a decade has been concertmaster of the Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo, joins forces with pianist Roberto Turrin in "Americas." ... Read More

Emeline Michel: Valentine

Monday, February 13, 2017 - 7:00pm | New York

Just in time for Valentine's Day, reigning “Queen of Haitian Song” Emeline Michel—a captivating performer, versatile vocalist, and one of the premier Haitian songwriters of her generation—has her Americas Society debut. ... Read More

Ars Longa: New York Debut

Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 4:00pm | New York

Cuban early music group Conjunto de Música Antigua Ars Longa de La Habana performs their New York debut with "Gulumbá gulumbé: Resonancias de África en el Nuevo Mundo," draws together resonances of African cultures that were captured by the ears and artistic sensibility of Latin American poets and composers during the baroque period. ... Read More

Tribute to Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 7:00pm | Brooklyn

Mexican jazz singer Magos Herrera, one of the 2016–2017 curators at Brooklyn's National Sawdust, assembles an all-star cast of musicians, including Venezuelan pianist Edward Simon’s trio alongside Argentine musician Pedro Aznar, in tribute to Argentine singer-songwriter Mercedes Sosa. ... Read More

New Docta: Language of Discovery

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 7:00pm | New York

The New Docta Festival was cofounded in 2013 by Argentine musicians Solange and Sami Merdinian with French cellist Yves Dharamraj to bring classical music to their hometown of Córdoba. This performance spotlights their work in Argentina, featuring all three cofounders, along with pianist Philip Edward Fisher. ... Read More

Experiential Orchestra: Centuries of Latin American Music

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 7:00pm | New York

Experiential Orchestra, led by James Blachly, highlights over four centuries of Latin American music for chamber orchestra. ... Read More

Armonía Concertada

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 7:00pm | New York

The duo of Argentine lutenist/vihuelist Ariel Abramovich and soprano María Cristina Kiehr present "De un libro de música de vihuela, intitulado Imaginario," highlighting luminaries from the Renaissance. ... Read More


Meridionalis: Luna sin mancha, Sol sin ocaso

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 7:00pm | New York

Meridionalis presents "Luna sin mancha, Sol sin ocaso," music from the Olmeda Collection at The Hispanic Society Museum & Library, a program dedicated to polychoral music by composers including Tomás Luis de Victoria, Juan de Madrid, Mateo Romero, and Manuel de Egüés. ... Read More

The Western Hemisphere's Energy Landscape in 2017 and Beyond

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 5:00pm | New York
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Join AS/COA for a panel discussion of experts on energy trends and investment opportunities in the Western Hemisphere. ... Read More

Tour Guiado en Español de Told and Untold

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 7:00pm | New York

Directora de Artes Visuales Gabriela Rangel brinda un tour guiado en español de la exhibición Told and Untold: The Photo Stories of Kati Horna in the Illustrated Press.   ... Read More

Momenta Quartet: Ginastera & His Contemporaries

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 7:00pm | New York

We continue our Alberto Ginastera centenary celebration this year with a performance of the Argentine luminary’s piano quintet from 1963, as well as works for string quartet by two of Ginastera’s students at the time, Mesías Maiguashca and Joaquín Orellana. ... Read More

Open for Business: Building the New Cuban Economy

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 12:00pm | New York

Join AS/COA and the Brookings Institution's Richard Feinberg, who will present his new book on the evolution of Cuba’s economic model. ... Read More

POSTPONED: Telecommunications in Mexico – An Overview

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 2:30pm | New York
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AS/COA will host a public panel with experts on what's ahead for Mexico’s telecommunications. ... Read More

Urbanization and Technology: Smart Cities in Latin America

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 5:30pm | Miami
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An expert panel discusses how technology is helping Latin American cities to prepare a future-ready economy. ... Read More

Nell Snaidas & Eduardo Egüez: ¡Vaya de Fiesta!

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 7:00pm | New York

Nell Snaidas, soprano, and Eduardo Egüez, vihuela and Baroque guitar, present "¡Vaya de Fiesta!", an evening of music from Renaissance Spain and the Baroque era of Latin America. ... Read More

YPA Miami Breakfast: What's Next for Brazil?

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 8:00am | Miami

YPA Miami is hosting a breakfast discussion on Brazil’s economic and political future. ... Read More

2016 Panama Investment Conference

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 8:00am | New York
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Join AS/COA for a forward-looking discussion on Panama’s investment opportunities. ... Read More


Argentina: Challenges and Opportunities Facing 2017

Monday, December 12, 2016 - 5:00pm | New York
Webcast Available

Join AS/COA for a panel discussion on Argentina's political and economic situation one year after the election of President Mauricio Macri. ... Read More

SAVE THE DATE: 47th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 1:45pm | Washington

The Council of the Americas will hold its 47th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas on May 9, 2017 at the U.S. Department of State. ... Read More