Tea at A R E A
February 18, 2017 | 3-6 PM
Tea at A R E A features Vietnamese designer Tai Le who will present his newest Handbag Collection inspired by Zaha Hadid's contemporary architecture.
Dance at A R E A: NOS
January 28 | 7 and 9 PM
Nos (Us, We in Portuguese) is the most recent work of principal dancer Paulo Arrais as a choreographer. Paulo has created three works, performed in two acts, that explore and expose the raw essence of human experiences, artistic impulse and untamed emotions. There are not princesses or cavaliers, instead the roles in Nos are aligned with more contemporary notions of partnering and new views of gender in dance. Accompanying Paulo on stage, at A R E A's loft, are internationally renowned lead dancers Lia Cirio, Paul Craig and Irlan Silva.
Cuban Jazz ConcerT
November 18, 2016 | 8 PM
Carlos Averhoff Jr. presents at A R E A his latest album accompanied by his ensemble iRESI.
Carlos Averhoff Jr is a Latin Grammy nominated Cuban tenor saxophonist, contemporary Afro-Cuban Jazz composer and educator. All About Jazz names Carlos "a dynamic fresh new voice on the saxophone” and Latin Jazz Network portrays his playing as “quite extraordinarily expressive and beautiful,” further adding, “Carlos Averhoff Jr is a musician who is renowned as a virtuoso soloist.”
Born in Havana, Cuba, Carlos first encounter with music was through his mother’s womb by the hands of his father, legendary saxophonist and member of Chucho Valdes’s Irakere, Carlos Averhoff. Classically trained in Cuba’s top music schools Manuel Saumel Conservatory of Music, Amadeo Roldan School of Music and Havana’s Superior Institute of Art, Carlos continued his education in the United States earning Suma Cum Laude Honors at Berklee College of Music and a Master’s Degree with Honors from the prestigious New England Conservatory of Music.