EVENTS: 2019 Biennial of the Americas Festival Season Launches with Levitt Pavilion Concerts
The 2019 Biennial of the Americas Festival, an international event of ideas, art and culture that assembles dynamic leaders to identify unique opportunities and solutions to shared challenges across the Americas, will launch its festival season on June 2 with the first of a series of free concerts at Levitt Pavilion Denver (1380 W. Florida Ave, Denver 80223).
The 2019 Festival takes place Sept. 25 through Sept. 28. Leading up to the September event, the Biennial is partnering with Levitt Pavilion Denver on a series of free monthly concerts, featuring international artists from the Americas. The concerts include the following.
● Sunday, June 2, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Jenny and the Mexicats with Bang Data
● Sunday, July 21, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Aterciopelados with Pink Hawks
● Thursday, Aug. 29, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. – Wild Rivers with the Copper Children
“Levitt Pavilion Denver’s mission is to bridge cultural gaps and find ways to erase divisions and embrace differences in our community, aligning well with our mission at the Biennial,” said Erin Trapp, CEO and executive director of the Biennial of the Americas. “Levitt is featuring eight international artists during its 2019 season. We’re pleased to partner with them on three of those concerts, supporting the opportunity for our community to experience arts and culture from across the Americas.”
The theme of the 2019 Biennial of the Americas Festival, “Empathy in Action,” will showcase the people and ideas across North and South America that are moving beyond divisions to build solutions to important issues. The theme will be explored through diverse programming in the form of art and culture, workshops, clínicas and speaker events. The Festival culminates on Saturday, Sept. 28 with a free, family-friendly event at Civic Center Park. All events will be open to the public, though some will require securing tickets in advance.
About Biennial of the Americas
The Biennial of the Americas (The Biennial) builds connections, creates community and inspires change across the Americas through a multi-day festival in Denver every other year and ongoing leadership summits in North and South America. Due to its location on the north-south axis, this Denver nonprofit organization launched in 2010 to enhance, celebrate and discover the cultural and economic connections between North and South America. The Biennial assembles the most innovative leaders in the western hemisphere to identify unique opportunities and solutions to our shared challenges. The 2019 Biennial of the Americas Festival takes place Sept. 25 through Sept. 28. For more information, visit https://www.biennialoftheamericas.org or engage with the Biennial on Facebook, Instagram (@thebiennial) or Twitter (@thebiennial).
Stephanie Blake, Blake Communications
Cristina Palombo, Blake Communications