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Centro de Arte los Galpones aims to foster contemporary artistic endeavors in Caracas.
Sponsored by the Venezuelan gonvernment, this active cultural center hosts a variety of events including art exhibitions, theater, lectures, concerts and more. Located in the Teatro Amado Bendayan, this multilevel building is sure to have something for all tastes. The largets theater space has room for over 400 spectators and is a frequnt host to visiting ballet companies, dramatic works, musucals and contemporary dance troupes. The two smaller auditoriums are perfect for smaller theatrical works, lectures and workshops.
Also known as the Concha Acústica José Ángel Lamas, the Concha acústica de Colinas de Bello Monte is a band shell where many local concerts are held. Since its inauguration during the rule of General Marcos Pérez Jiménez in 1954, the shell has been the site of many concerts, exhibitions, festivals and musical theaters and many outdoor events. It is also the main performing space for the Baruta symphony orchestra.
This year's performance of the Ballet Nacional de Caracas--resident ballet at Teatro Teresa Carreño--comprises the innovative influence of Danzahoy alongside the Ballet Nacional's own neoclassical style. This is not the first time these two companies have worked together: this event aims to further the collaberation between residents at the theatre.The performances will take place at the Sala Ríos Reyna of the Teatro Teresa Carreño. Children under two years of age are not allowed.Date: 16 and 17 May at 8p, 18 and 19 May at 6p. It is advisable to confirm dates and times in advance as the theater can change the program.
The Goethe Institut is a German culture center, aimed at fostering cultural development.