Fall 2021
While our theaters and art gallery remain closed, the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture is as active as ever - presenting engaging programs in music, dance, theater, film, and visual arts. Follow us online as we bring you events for the virtual space. Whether on Zoom, Facebook Live or YouTube, the Hostos Center remains dedicated and responsive to the cultural needs of South Bronx residents and neighboring communities. An integral part of Hostos Community College / CUNY since 1982, Hostos Center is recognized nationally as a leader in Latino/a/x and African-based programming, dedicated to the development of emerging artists and the creation of new work.

We want to share some COVID-19 resource listings for artists, non-profit organizations and the general public provided by our partners -- the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and the Bronx Council on the Arts.





Hostos Center events are sponsored by the Hostos Community College Foundation with funds from the: National Endowment for the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the Coalition of Theaters of Color, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, the Howard Gilman Foundation, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, the Office of New York State Assemblyman José Rivera, and the Office of New York City Councilmember Rafael Salamanca, Jr.

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Upcoming Online Events

BomPlenazo Vente-Tu

30th Annual
Kwanzaa Celebration

Thu | December 2 | 7:00 p.m (EST)

Hostos Community College’s annual celebration of African American culture, featuring the Jamel Gaines Creative Outlet - the critically acclaimed and vital dance theatre company based out of Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Creative Outlet merges rigorous classical and modern dance techniques with African American soul and spirit and is hailed for its “richness of dance tone” and “contagious vitality.”
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BomPlenazo Vente-Tu

The History of Latin Music
& Latin Jazz, Part XV
Hosted by Joe Conzo, Sr.

Every Saturday through December 11
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Free Online Seminar Series

This seminar series, presented by Hostos Community College’s Continuing Education & Workforce Development, highlights the music pioneers and their impact on the history of Latin music and jazz. Film, video, and music clips add to the learning experience. Hosted by Joe Conzo Sr., noted music historian, producer, and author of Mambo Diablo: My Journey with Tito Puente. Register today!
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BomPlenazo Vente-Tu

The annual cultural event presented by Comité Noviembre is virtual once again this year, featuring nearly 100 wonderful artisans and authors from Puerto Rico and throughout the United States. Join in, visit each artisan and author’s page, get some holiday shopping done – and share with friends and family.
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