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Taller Puertorriqueño

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2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States
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June 2017
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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 Roxana J. Pérez-Méndez, Michelle Angela Ortiz, and Roberta Fallon of the Artblog on a discussion on community, place, and expression. Elements that are fundamental to Taller's mission as an arts organization that is grounded in the community 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,…

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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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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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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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