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September 2017

34th Annual Feria del Barrio

September 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Feria del Barrio, 2721 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Free

Showcasing the best that El Centro de Oro (The Golden Center) has to offer, we invite you to join us for the 34th Annual Feria del Barrio Festival (Feria), held along North 5th Street between Huntingdon and Somerset Streets. The Feria is a FREE, community-wide event with music, dance, food and crafts for sale, a flea market, local artists and vendors, and family-friendly activities. Feria attracts thousands of people from Philadelphia and beyond–and it continues to grow. Join us! This…

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The Philadelphia Orchestra to perform at Taller

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Free

Musicians from The Philadelphia Orchestra will give a free performance at Taller Puertorriqueño as part of the first-ever “We’re HEAR Week” –– a weeklong series of events that will kick off a season of service in support of the Orchestra’s HEAR initiative. Come early to enjoy a pre-concert reception starting at 6:15 pm in the lobby of our brand new arts and cultural center building. A string quartet and woodwind quintet will perform pieces that tip a hat to the…

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CANCELED: Pintando Con/Painting with Salsa

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Board member Carlos Nuñez will be celebrating his birthday with an evening of painting and drawing led by artist Doris Nogueira‐Rogers, salsa music, and refreshments will be an opportunity to channel your talent, enjoy some music, network, wish Carlos Happy Birthday and support him in raising needed funds for Taller. Cultive su talento y celebre el cumpleaños de este miembro de la junta de directores.

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October 2017

the Redobles De Cultura Tour

October 1 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States

Los Bomberos De La Calle & Afro-Taino Productions presents the Redobles De Cultura Tour Los Bomberos de la Calle will be hosting a few members of the well known Bomba & Plena group from New York, Los Pleneros De La 21, at Taller Puertorriqueño.A 90 minute workshop of Bomba Dance will be given followed by a Bombazo afterwards for everyone. Dance workshop will be for ages 12 and up.Come enjoy your afternoon with great vibes and good people. 50% of the…

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shnit International Short Film Festival

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States

shnit International Short Film Festival Saturday, October 21, 2017 6–8 pm Cost: $7   The 15th Annual shnit International Short Film Festival is a celebration of the world's best short films, taking place simultaneously in multiple cities, across five continents worldwide. Taller Puertorriqueño will host a curated selection of movies that bring Philadelphia communities together to share in the excitement of watching epic films. Best described as the "Olympics of Short Films," shnit embraces diversity, originality, and exchange between creators…

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Philly Free Streets

October 28 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
Free

About Philly Free Streets Philly Free Streets is a people-powered initiative of the City of Philadelphia. Philly Free Streets temporarily closes streets to cars, inviting people to walk, bike, and play. Philly Free Streets route Acerca de Philly Free Streets Philly Free Streets es una iniciativa impulsada por la gente de la Ciudad de Filadel­fia. Philly Free Streets cierra de manera temporal la circulación de vehículos en una determinada calle, para que la gente pueda caminar, andar en bicicleta y jugar. La ruta…

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Meet the Author: Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela

October 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Free -1 spots left

An important new voice in contemporary Latin@ literature, Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela is a multi-talented writer, publisher, and editor. Marissa was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas. And though she’s also paid some sort of rent in Lawrence, Detroit, D.C., Laramie, Havana and the Mexican state of Chiapas, Philadelphia has long been home. Her poetry and prose have been supported by the work of The Leeway Foundation, Hedgebrook, Art Farm, Fancyland, VONA/Voices, Lambda, The Baffler, American Poetry Review, Make/shift, As Us, Acentos…

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Passion & Protest: Songs of Resistance

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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$7.50 - $15.00

Passion & Protest: Songs of Resistance Diana Sáez and Friends Connecting to Dissonance, our exhibition of new work by sculptor Miguel Antonio Horn, Taller presents an intimate performance of passionate songs of protest from Spain and the Americas. Through their political commitment and powerful lyricism, artists such as Rafael Hernández, Violeta Parra, Victor Jara, Caetano Veloso, and Joan Manuel Serrat created songs that are emblematic of struggles for freedom and social justice–both past and present. Performers Diana Sáez and Friends (Pável…

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November 2017

Unidos PA’PR Breakfast Meeting

November 3 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States

Hello friends. We respectfully request your participation in an urgent meeting to bring together Philadelphia's nonprofit family to strategize on how to best serve the Puerto Rican community both on the island and on the mainland.  As many Puerto Ricans decide to evacuate the island and come to Pennsylvania in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, they will need our help. Please join us for a breakfast meeting on Friday, November 3, 2017, at 8 AM, at Taller Puertorriqueño,…

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PA4PR Summit

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States

Puerto Rico: Información y Acción / Information and Action El rol de la diáspora en el proceso para derrogar las leyes de cabotaje / The role of the diaspora in the repeal of the Jones Act Saturday, November 11, 9 am–3 pm With Keynote Speaker Dr. Edwin Melendez Professor of Urban Affairs, Hunter College and Director of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at CUNY Come learn and be part of the action! Workshops include: Taking action to repeal the…

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