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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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Free

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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Join us as Dr. Víctor Vázquez-Hernández introduces his second book focusing on the early history of Puerto Ricans in Philadelphia. Dr. Vázquez taught history at Temple University and is the co-editor of the anthology The Puerto Rican Diaspora: Historical Perspectives. Únete a nosotros con el Dr. Víctor Vázquez-Hernández presenta su segundo libro centrado en la historia temprana de los puertorriqueños en Filadelfia. El Dr. Vázquez enseñó historia en la Universidad de Temple y es también co-editor de la antología "La diáspora…

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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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Memorial Day – Closed

May 29
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States
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We are closed Monday for a holiday.

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June 2017
Free

Community, Place, and Expression

June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States
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Please join Michelle Angela Ortiz, and Roberta Fallon of the Artblog on a discussion on community, place, and expression. These fundamental elements are integral to Taller's mission as an arts organization that is grounded in the neighborhoods of North Philadelphia. The discussions will center on Pérez-Méndez exhibition Quien a buen árbol se arrima …. that was on view through April 1, and Ortiz's Quizás Mañana that is up through June 3, 2017.   Along with the exhibitions, Roberta Fallon, Flora Ward, and Ilana…

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$10.00

Dance Party

June 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States
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Closing party for Michelle Angela Ortiz's exhibition, Quizás Mañana. The party is also in honor of Roxana J. Pérez-Méndez show Quien a buen árbol se arrima …. and the Artblog's Look/Draw/Write workshops.  The two shows and the workshops, recipients of the same NEA grant, expanded and underscored Taller's role in the community to bring people together and bridge our understanding of each other. Music by DJ Juanderful Juanderful is co-founder/curator of Tropicalismo events.  Growing up to the rhythms of his Colombian background…

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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 the 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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Free

2017 Youth Salon

June 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States
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The Philadelphia Latin American Film Festival (PHLAFF), Taller Puertorriqueño, and Edison High School join forces for PHLAFF's 2017 Youth Salon celebrating and showcasing films by High School students. The goal of this collaboration is to provide young filmmakers in the region with opportunities to share resources and build community. Workshop registration @ 11:00AM. Space is limited. 12:00 PM filmmaking workshop for high school students The film showcase will begin at 3 PM. All are welcome. The event is being hosted…

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