From stand-up comedy with Antonio Sanint, a spring hike with Latino Outdoors Connecticut and live music from Cuban-American singer-songwriter Walter Salas-Humara, Connecticut has a series of Latin events coming up that appeal to a wide variety of interests.
Here are five in-state events that you can add to your March and April calendar.
Antonio Sanint at City Steam at River
WETHERSFIELD — Looking for a good laugh? Colombian comedian, actor and writer Antonio Sanint will perform in Spanish at City Steam Brewery’s Brew Ha Comedy Club at River, a waterfront restaurant and bar at 100 Great Meadow Road, on Friday, March 10, from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Sanint is best known for his stand-up comedy show ¿Quien Pidió Pollo?, which kick-started his career in film, TV and commercials including starring roles in Netflix’s “The Unremarkable Juanquini” and Disney Plus’ “Siempre Fui Yo.” River has free parking, a bar and a kitchen with table service during the performance. Seating will begin at 6:30 p.m. General admission for this event is $30 per person. To purchase tickets, visit the Comedy Craft Beer website.
Silent Party New Haven hip hop, Caribbean and Latin edition
NEW HAVEN — Millennium Age is hosting a silent party with hip-hop, Caribbean and Latin beats at Jazzy's Cabaret, located at 4 Orange Street, from Saturday, March 25 at 9 p.m. through Friday, March 26 at 2 a.m. Attendees will be wearing wireless headphones and tuning into various stations.
Guests will dance to the music playing on their headphones on the dance floor. If you don’t like a song, you can switch to the next one using your headphones. The red channel will feature hip-hop music, the blue will host Caribbean music and finally the green channel will play Latin music through the night. This event is an excellent opportunity to listen to new music, engage in conversation and meet new people. Tickets for this event start at $15 per person and can be purchased using the Eventbrite website.
Music in the Tavern: Walter Salas-Humara
FARMINGTON — Cuban-American singer-songwriter Walter Salas-Humara will perform at the Stanley-Whitman House, located at 37 High Street, as part of its Music in the Tavern series on Saturday, April 29 at 7 p.m. Salas-Humara formed the rock band The Silos in 1985 alongside guitarist Bob Rupe and violinist Mary Rowell. The band was voted as the Best New American Band in the Rolling Stone Magazine’s Critics’ Poll in 1987 and appeared on Late Night with David Letterman in 1990.
Since then, Salas-Humara has recorded four solo records and produced albums for other artists. He is best known for incorporating Spanish lyrics into his songs. Stanley-Whitman House’s Music in the Tavern Series provides a stripped-back experience between the performer and the artist with no stage, no dressing rooms and no barrier between the artist and the crowd. The general admission fee for this event is $20 per person. You can purchase tickets on the Eventbrite website.
Latino Outdoors Connecticut spring hike
CHAPLIN— Latino Outdoors Connecticut is partnering with the Conservation Land Conservation Council to host a spring hike filled with snacks and fun activities on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Attendees will be hiking the Yellow Trail section of the Hubbard Sanctuary and Agnes’ Pasture located at 513 Phoenixville Road Chaplin alongside members of the Conservation Land Conservation Council. The family-friendly hike will be 1.3 miles long. There will be activities and snacks provided. The tour will be entirely outdoors. Participants interested in partaking in the walk must reserve a spot on the Eventbrite website.
Latino stand-up comedian to perform in South Windsor
SOUTH WINDSOR— Javier Reyes is performing at Revolutions Bowling and Lounge, located at 60 Bidwell Road, as part of his U.S. stand-up comedy tour titled “Las Amigas No Valen Naa” on Saturday, April 29, from 9 p.m. to midnight. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Reyes will provide a night of comedy, laughter and amusing stories to share with his audience. He will also perform as his iconic woman character, Patricia. Tickets start at $35 per person and you can purchase them on the Eventbrite website.
If you know of any local event that could be interesting and relevant for our Latino communities, please share it with us via email: RJLatinos@record-journal.com.