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Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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October 2017

shnit International Short Film Festival

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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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
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Free 4,998 spots left

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 234 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 - $15.00 547 tickets left

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

Motivos Magazine at Taller

November 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Free 495 spots left

Express and connect with Motivos magazine writers and artists! Find out how you can be a part of this unique bilingual magazine for teens. Learn how magazine members find their voice and shape their futures through creative expression, community engagement and exposure to college and career opportunities as part of the media mentorship program created by Motivos founder. Projecting youth voices and impacting life trajectories of subscribers in 1200 schools, 42 states, Puerto Rico, Colombia and Costa Rica, we invite…

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Ron Abram: El Ambiente

November 17 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Free 248 spots left

November 17 – January 13, 2018 Reception: Friday, November 17, 5:30–8 pm Ron Abram's El Ambiente (The Environment), is an interdisciplinary show of printmaking, animation, and sculpture that brings into conversation folklore, history, popular culture and themes of personal and collective queer identity and place. The show builds on the themes the artist addressed in his Berlin show, Märchenbrunnen, a queer retelling of Brothers Grimm fairy tales, creating parallels with El Ambiente, a term that channels Andres Torres’ observation of…

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Nerdtino Expo 2017

November 18 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Taller is pleased to host Nerdtino Expo 2017, the first Latinx Comic Book, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, & Pop Culture Convention on the East Coast! Celebrate the history and presence of Latinx, Hispanic, Xicano, Afro-Latinx, and Afro-Caribbean creators and fans in Geek Culture! About Nerdtino To combat the erasure of Latin Americans in popular culture and media, Nerdtino Entertainment Studios, LLC organized a Latinx Geek community on social media. Their goal was to promote the presence and history of Latinx,…

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Group 3 Artist Talk

November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Free 60 spots left

Join us for a conversation with Tim Gibbons, Heather Raquel Phillips, Melissa Beatriz Skolnock and Wit López about their work in the third group of Nuestro Tema: Llamada y Repuesta. The artists will talk about their process and the intentionality in their work, including their engagement with the themes of identity and the role of the artist in the community. The conversation will be facilitated by curator Rafael Damast, and audience participation is encouraged! Nuestro Tema looks at Taller’s community…

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Thanksgiving Lunch for Community Members

November 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Free 400 spots left

In the spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday, Taller’s staff gives thanks to the people in the neighborhood with free food and winter clothing. Taller Puertorriqueño organizes this hot lunch and collects clothing and canned groceries to help hundreds of people in need each year. To volunteer or to donate canned food and clothing contact Carlos Pardo at cpardo@tallerpr.org or by phone at 215-426-3311, x2005. Un almuerzo gratis para los más necesitados de nuestra comunidad. To find out more, to donate…

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Thanksgiving Day

November 23
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Closed for the holiday.

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December 2017

Meet the Author: Raquel Salas-Rivera

December 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Free 250 spots left

Raquel Salas-Rivera is a Puerto Rican poet, writer, and translator based in Philadelphia. Salas-Rivera will read a selection of recent poems from oropel/tinsel (2016) in both English and Spanish, exploring the moments of bilingual friction that express the poet’s dual identity as a Puerto Rican and Philadelphia resident and reaching out to other bilingual readers who share the poet’s dual linguistic identity. Salas Rivera’s poetry aims to merge the voice of the reader and the speaker of her poems, creating…

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Christmas Day

December 25
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Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Closed for the holiday.

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January 2018

New Year’s Day

January 1, 2018
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Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Taller is closed for the holiday.

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July 2018

July 4th – Closed

July 4, 2018
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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of July, repeating indefinitely

Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Closed for the hoilday.

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