Sundays on the Lawn is a new outdoor program featuring internationally renowned bands and musicians, plus free art making classes and lawn games at the Queens Museum lawn. Grab a picnic from the cafe and enjoy a stellar line-up of bands organized around the theme of call and response and calls to action by guest curator Ariana Hellerman. Art making classes and lawn games start at 1:30pm, music performances start at 3pm.
Ani Cordero is a singer, songwriter, drummer, guitarist, and Latin American music researcher living in NYC. In 2014, Ani released an album entitled “Recordar” (“Remember”), which re-imagined songs by influential Latin American songwriters of the turbulent “Nueva Cancion” era, including Victor Jara, Violeta Parra, Chavela Vargas, and Atahualpa Yupanqui. Her critically-acclaimed album received accolades from NPR’s All Things Considered, Alt-Latino, and Soundcheck, as well as, Billboard, USA Today, PRI The World, Brooklyn Vegan, BUST, Remezcla, and more. Following the success of “Recordar,” Ani has written a new album of her own political protest and love songs called “Querido Mundo” (“Dear World”). ” Last year, after the catastrophic impact of Hurricane Maria on her native Puerto Rico, Ani organized the PRIMA Fund, to provide emergency aid to musicians and artists on the island.
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