Remezcla + Heineken’s The Spot Latino Pop Up at Openhouse Gallery: A Full Schedule

Starting Thursday July 14, Openhouse Gallery will be hosting Remezcla and Heineken’s The Spot – a half-month of Latino music, movies, lounging and digital art battles. The Spot pop up runs from July 13 to Saturday July 30 and features Tego Calderon, Mexican Dubwiser, Nacotheque, Mala Rodriguez and way, way more. Enough Latino infusion to make Heineken add a couple eñe. Check out the schedule below and RSVP to your favorite events.

SUMMER DAYS
THE SPOT LOUNGE
Saturday July 16, 23, 30 from 1 pm to 5 pm, Remezcla and Heineken are opening up Openhouse Gallery as a chill hangout that features free wireless Internet, food, drinks and socializing before the pop-up nights begin. Learn more and RVSP for an afternoon at Remezcla + Heineken The Spot Lounge.

Openhouse Gallery the New York pop-up space hosts The Spot by Remezcla and Heineken. Tego Calderon will perform

Tego Calderon

HOT SUMMER NIGHTS
WEEK 1
Thursday July 14
starting at 7 pm and starring:  Carla Morrison, who, with Nick Kizer + Nichole Petta, was named Best Indie Band of Arizona in 2008; Argentine strummer Diego Garcia, Rey Pila and DJs Solo Dame Indie Pop! Listen to Carla Morrison, Diego Garcia, Rey Pila, and RSVP for the night at Remezcla + Heineken The Spot Latino pop up at Openhouse Gallery.

Friday July 15 starting at 7 pm and starring: Tego Calderon, the Puerto Rican native with a rugged Reggaeton sound, has toured all over South and Central America, Africa, England, Europe and now Openhouse Gallery in Nolita. With five CDs and six movie appearances, you know The Spot pop up will be packed. Remezcla pairs Calderon with DJ Willie, the New York spinner with about as many touring miles as Calderon. Listen to Tego Calderon, DJ Willie and RSVP for the night at Remezcla + Heineken The Spot Latino pop up at Openhouse Gallery.

Saturday July 16 starting at 10 pm and starring: The DJ collective Peligrosa All-Stars who count DJ Shadow and fellow Spotter Mexican Dubwiser as influences, and will be burning steel at Openhouse Gallery on Saturday July 16. The Latin house music will flow into DJ Sabo followed by DJ Geko Jones and Uproot Andy, two cumbia creators who formed Que Bajo?! Listen to Peligrosa All-Stars, Geko Jones + Uproot AndyDJ Sabo and RSVP for the night at for Remezcla + Heineken The Spot Latino pop up at Openhouse Gallery.

Openhouse Gallery the New York pop-up space hosts The Spot by Remezcla and Heineken. Tego Calderon will perform

Zuzuka Poderosa

WEEK 2
Wednesday July 20 starting at 7 pm and starring: A digital art battle so secret even Heineken + Remezcla don’t know about it yet. All we can say is that artists will create enough pixelated beauty to make painters shake in their smocks. RSVP for the night at Remezcla + Heineken The Spot Latino pop up at Openhouse Gallery.

Thursday July 21 starting at 7 pm and starring: Panamanian Los Rakas who brought south of the border styles to Oakland and Austin’s SXSW in 2011; the mischievous Maluca Mala from NYC; Brazilian Zuzuka Poderosa who “packs New York nightclubs like sardines”; and DJ Comrade, a staple at Bembe in Brooklyn and Nu Blu in the East Village. Listen to Los Rakas, Maluca Mala, Zuzuka Poderosa, DJ Comrade and RSVP for the night at Remezcla + Heineken The Spot Latino pop up at Openhouse Gallery.

Friday July 22 starting at 8 pm and starring: Kinky, the five-man band from Monterrey, Mexico; Columbian Like Some Cat From Japan; and Mexican Dubwiser, another Monterrey native now laying it down in Los Angeles. Listen to Kinky, LSCFJ, Mexican Dubwiser, and RSVP for Remezcla + Heineken The Spot Latino pop up at Openhouse Gallery.

Saturday July 23 starting at 10 pm and starring: Dance and slow songs by D’Marquesina; DJ Rock-L aka Puerto Rico’s Raquel Berrios; and DJ Beto who’s been in NYC since 1989. Listen to D’Marquesina, DJ Rock-L, DJ Beto, and RSVP for the night at Remezcla + Heineken The Spot Latino pop up at Openhouse Gallery.

Openhouse Gallery the New York pop-up space hosts The Spot by Remezcla and Heineken. Tego Calderon will perform

Mala Rodriguez

WEEK 3
Wednesday July 27
 starting at 7 pm and starring: A screening of Downtown Calling; and DJ Johnny Dynell + DJ Sal Principato. Calling looks at the musical and artistic creativity that exploded in New York City during the late 1970s and features Mos Def, Bobbito Garcia, DJ AM and Ed Koch. Dynell and Principato are in the documentary as well and will perform after the movie. Listen to DJ Johnny Dynell, DJ Sal Principato and RSVP for the night at Remezcla + Heineken The Spot Latino pop up at Openhouse Gallery.

Thursday July 28 starting at 7 pm and starring: The 11-piece Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra; The Fania All-Stars, a 1960s Latino trailblazing group;  covering songs by Arcade Fire, Animal Collective, TV On The Radio, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs and more. Classic tracks with a salsa infusion. Listen to The Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra, Fania All-StarsDJ Dres, DJ Ronzilla and RSVP for the night at Remezcla + Heineken The Spot Latino pop up at Openhouse Gallery.

Friday July 29 starting at 8 pm and starring: Vico C and Mala Rodriguez. Vico has been putting out Reggaeton since he was 14 and has more than 20 LPs to his name. Rodriguez has a shelf full of Grammy Awards. Listen to Vico C, Mala Rodriguez and RSVP for the night at  Remezcla + Heineken The Spot Latino pop up at Openhouse Gallery.

Saturday July 30 starting at 10 pm and starring: Nacotheque and Mexican Institute of Sound. Mexican Institute of Sound is like Tom Green mixed with Bon Iver and Camilo Lara (the Institute) will have you laughing silly + dancing silly at the same time. Nacotheque’s house music will make you feel like you’re on an epic journey. Listen to Mexican Institute of Sound, Nacotheque RSVP for the night at Remezcla + Heineken The Spot Latino pop up at Openhouse Gallery.

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Greg Spielberg | July 7 2011
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