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News from the New Orleans music scene today—come and join Tulane's Geovane Santos (gpstheguitarist on Facebook and Twitter) at Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro. 

Santos will be sharing scholarly tidbits alongside some classic jazz melodies to help contextualize bossa nova into the wider political scene in Brazil in the 1960s, particularly in terms of how class and race are/were perceived within the genre, and its relation to anticommunist propaganda and connection to cold war efforts.

Get into the groove of International Education Week with the Stone Center and LAGO! The evening will feature a salsa and bachata workshop led by De’Jon and Clo with refreshments to keep you hydrated and energized. The event is free and open to anyone in the Tulane community. Drop by to dance!

Maskarad (mask) is a project of Nouvelle Vague: an artist collective group of young multimedia artists from Jacmel, Haiti working to promote, preserve, document, and share the richness and complexity of Haitian life, culture and lore. Their photography captures the carnal pleasures, mystical dimensions, vibrant artistry, colorful tales, and personal stories of Jacmel‘s Carnival celebrations. Every Carnival mask and suit represents a rich story within Haitian folklore.

Multiple Grammy Nominee and Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow Miguel Zenón represents a select group of musicians who have masterfully balanced and blended the often-contradictory poles of innovation and tradition. Widely considered as one of the most groundbreaking and influential saxophonists of his generation, he has also developed a unique voice as a composer and as a conceptualist, concentrating his efforts on perfecting a fine mix between Latin American Folkloric Music and Jazz.

Join us for paintings and installations by Mexican artist Belinda Flores-Shinshillas in collaboration with the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation and the Stone Center for Latin American Studies this March.

Join us at the Newcomb Art Museum in welcoming Mexican artists María José de la Macorra and Eric Peréz for a noontime gallery talk as they discuss the current exhibition Clay in Transit: Contemporary Mexican Ceramics (which features works by María José de la Macorra) and the focus and process of their work. The talk is free and open to the public.

GPS Brazilian Jazz Trio will perform at the Marigny Opera. This concert is free and will be held from Oct. 13th between 7 and 8:30 PM.

Geovane Santos is a local presence in the New Orleans music scene, and a native Brazilian from the city of Belo Horizonte. He performs Samba, Bossa Nova, and Música popular brasileira.

He is also the first guest of the Latinx Speaker Series for 2021!

On Wednesday, April 25, join the Newcomb Art Museum for an incredible panel, moderated by Rebecca Snedeker, with the archivists of the various collections across Tulane as they discuss their responsibilities as cultural curators and the role od archives on campus.

In celebration of the New Orleans Tri-centennial, Newcomb Art Museum has on display an exhibit entitled EMPIRE, an immersive art installation by Los Angeles-based artists Fallen Fruit, from April 13, 2018 to July 7, 2018 on Tulane University's uptown campus.

The Mexican Cultural Institute in New Orleans is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition New Orleans 300 Years / 30 Artists presented and organized by the Second Story Gallery and the New Orleans Healing Center as part of the St. Claude Arts District’s second Saturday Art walk. The opening reception will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018, from 6:00 PM until 9:30 PM. New Orleans 300 Years / 30 Artists is a tricentennial exhibition celebrating New Orleans visual culture in 2018. The exhibition will run through November 3, 2018.

The Mexican Cultural Institute in New Orleans in collaboration with the New Orleans Hispanic Heritage Foundation is proud to announce the opening of the groundbreaking exhibition Hispanic Women Making Art: Creative Empowerment and Identity. The exhibition will feature artists Verónica Bapé, Belinda Flores-Shinshillas, Ana Hernandez, Josephine Sacabo, Laura Velez and Luba Zygarewicz and is curated by Marcela Correa, MFA.