Wednesday, July 13, 2016

upcoming exhibition at The Box Gallery West Palm Beach

Las Orishas de Cuba: The Saints of the Santeria Religion of Cuba Exhibition...

Curated by Rolando Chang Barrero and Albert Torres
Exhibition Opening, Fridat July 22, 2016 7 p.m. FREE
The Block Prints and Painting of Alberto Piloto Pedroso-CUBA and Violin Performance by Ernesto d'Marquez
Lecture and Presentation Sunday 3-5 p.m. $5 Pre-Registration
A survey of the Santeria Religion through the images of Cuban artist, Alberto Piloto Pedroso.
Santería, also known as Regla de Ochá or La Regla de Ifá, is a syncretic religion of Caribbean origin that developed in the Spanish Empire among West African descendants. Santeria is also a Spanish word that means the worship of Saints. Santería is influenced by and syncretized with Roman Catholicism. Its liturgical language, a dialect of Yoruba, is also known as Lucumí.
Featuring a live performance by:
ERNESTO d' MARQUEZ: VIOLiNIST, arrangement, composer and producer.
A vast international experience and a Cuban origin has led this man to countless hits in the most diverse and important places of the world, as well as a variety of musical genres.

His most recent performances include:   Invitational performance at the Moulin Rouge, on Champs-Elysees in Paris, France.  for Princess Stephanie of Monaco and a regional show/direction of the "Aguilas del Teide"  park in the Canary Islands in Tenerife, Spain.  
Since his coming to the United States he resides in Miami, Florida and has participated in various shows and world trips in parts of Europe and Latin America.  Has participated in recordings with famous producers like:  Alejandro Jaen, Mani Lopez, Juan Marquez, German Piferrer, Jorje Luis Piloto and Ricardo Eddy Martinez.  Marquez often performs at  important "Mar a Lago" events at Donald Trump's residence as well as major social gatherings in Palm Beach and Boca Raton.
The Box Gallery - 811B Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, Florida 33405 - View Map

Lecture and Presentation: Introduction to Syncretism, Symbols, and Santeria

The Box Gallery 
Introduction to Syncretism, Symbols, and Santeria
Lecture and Presentation by
Lorna Shuford, Founder and President Little River Historical/Cultural EDC
LITTLE RIVER HISTORICAL CULTURAL & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORP is a Historical Societies, Historic Preservation in MIAMI FL. US MID #8401200301
Rolando Chang Barrero, curator and

Sunday, July 24, 2016 | 3-5 p.m.
Fee: $5
The Box Gallery
811b Belvedere Road
West Palm Beach, Florida 33405
The Box Gallery - 811 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 - View Map