Marimba: Mariana Ramirez and Andrew Beall

Marimba: Mariana Ramirez and Andrew Beall

Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance


Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders,


Marimba Music

 a performance by

Mariana Ramirez and Andrew Beall

at the Pre-show of the FILM WORKS ALFRESCO

Monday, June 11, 2018 • 7:30 PM 

Gaelic Field, Inwood Hill Park*
(Enter at W 281 St)

Event are free and open to the public

The marimba deeply rooted in the states of Chiapas, Tabasco, Veracruz and Oaxaca, since the mid-nineteenth century has become a cultural symbol of southern Mexico. Come and enjoy a Mexican repertoire by percussionist Mariana Ramírez accompanied by Andew Beall.

Music will be followed by Inwood Art Works Film Works Alfresco “Tres Idiotas”

* In the case of inclement weather, the pre-show & screening will be moved indoors to Culture Hub at 440 West 202nd Street.


The marimba is a percussion instrument consisting of a set of wooden bars, arranged like the keys of a piano, which are hit with mallets (sometimes by two or even three performers). Although, marimbas are an important element of the regional folk music in Southern Mexico, any musical style can be performed on a marimba.


object known as the Eye of God, inspired by the visionary art of the Wixarika
(Huichol) people native to the states of Durango, Jalisco, Nayarit, and
Zacatecas. The workshop is appropriate for beginners as well as those with art
experience (kids and parents), one or multiple sessions available.

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The pre-show Marimba Performance is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.


Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders is supported in part by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature.

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