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April 2017
$60.00 - $100.00

April Showers: Love Empowers Spring Fundraiser Event

April 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States
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You're invited to join Taller for an evening fundraiser to support our youth art education programs. Each year, Taller fortifies the academic and creative development of over 5,000 youth in our community through our after-school, summer, field trip, and in-school programs. In a time when arts and free expression are crucial, government funding has been significantly reduced. Help us to continue empowering our youth and preparing them to usher in a new era of tolerance, free thought, and creative expression.…

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LOOK/DRAW/WRITE WORKSHOPS WITH ROBERTA FALLON, FLORA WARD, AND ILANA NAPOLI

April 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Taller at El Corazon Cultural Center, 2600 N 5 St
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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As part of the Michelle Angela exhibition, Quizás Mañana, join Roberta Fallon, Flora Ward, and Ilana Napoli of the Artblog for a series of two workshops at Taller Puertorriqueño. In the workshop you will do creative exercises that show how hanging out with art can be fun! First, you'll spend some time in the gallery looking at, discussing, and drawing the art, and then the group will wrap up by writing short haiku poems that will be published on the…

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May 2017
Free

Meet the Author – Dr. Victor Vazquez-Hernandez

May 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States
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Before the Wave: Puerto Ricans in Philadelphia, 1910-1945 is a social history of the genesis of the Puerto Rican community in Philadelphia with a special emphasis on the interwar years (1919-1941). It connects the community's origins to the mass migration of the post-WW II years when Puerto Ricans consolidated their presence in Philadelphia (1945-1985). Join us as Dr. Vazquez-Hernandez introduces his second book focusing on the early history of Puerto Ricans in Philadelphia. Dr. Vazquez taught history at Temple University.…

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Dutchirican: A Latino History of Central Pennsylvania

May 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street
Philadelphia, United States
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From the 1960s to the present, two-thirds of Pennsylvania’s population growth has been the result of Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, Mexicans, and others moving to the Commonwealth. In the 1960s, the vast majority of Latinos lived in Philadelphia; today, as many live in the Pennsylvania Dutch region as in the City of Brotherly Love. This is the most significant regional demographic change in more than a century, and it is one that is poorly understood by scholars and the general public.…

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$12.00 - $15.00

Ni Tan Divas Ni Tan Muertas: Obra de Teatro de Indira Páez

May 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States
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Famosa actriz Carlota y su madre Aurora no pueden ser más diferentes. No habiendo hablado durante veinte años, inesperadamente se encuntran ... en el cielo! En esta fantástica tragicomedia de Indira Páez, la dramaturga entrelaza la fantasía y la realidad con la pregunta universal, ¿podemos arreglar las cosas después de morir? Discusion al concluir la obra. En español con detalles en inglés. Famous actress Carlota and her mother, Aurora, couldn't be more different. They haven't even spoken in 20 years…

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June 2017
Free

Meet the Author – Carmen Rivera

June 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States
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La Gringa is about a young woman's search for her identity. María Elena Garcia goes to visit her family in Puerto Rico with plans to connect with her homeland. However, the majority of the Puerto Ricans on the island consider her an American, a gringa.   Join us as dramatist , Carmen Rivera introduces her OBIE-Award winning play La Gringa! It is the longest- running Spanish language play in Off-Broadway history. Rivera is a Founding Member and Co-Executive Director of…

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