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February 2019

Kulu Mele’s “Wemilere: Parade of the Orishas
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February 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States
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Join the African American Museum in Philadelphia, Taller Puertoriqueno, for Kulu Mele African Dance & Drum Ensemble's Wemilere: Parade of the Orishas.  This incredible dance program and conversation is part of 2019’s PhilAesthetic: AAMP Celebrates the African Diaspora in Philly and Taller’s 23rd Annual Arturo A. Schomburg Symposium. Wemilere is a celebration of eight of the most revered orishas (deities) in Yoruba culture: Elegba, Ogun, Ochosi, Oshun, Yemaya, Shango, Oya, and Obatala. The event starts with 10 minutes of drumming…

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Perceptions & Complicity in Beauty & Race

February 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States
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23rd Annual Arturo A. Schomburg Symposium This year’s symposium focuses on the social perceptions and construction of beauty and how these influence our understanding, acceptance, and emotional responses to race. Since 1997, the Annual Arturo A. Schomburg Symposium explores the complex relationship of the African Diaspora to Latinx cultures. With presentations by distinguished scholars, this event offers the opportunity to deepen our knowledge and understanding of the African Diaspora in the Americas and foster dialogue, educating audiences and speakers alike.…

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March 2019

Neighbors: The Puerto Rican Philly Experience

March 2, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States
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Free

This summer the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and Taller Puertorriqueño will launch an online exhibition/website about the Puerto Rican experience in the development of their neighborhoods.   We would like your help.  During this program, you will learn about the history behind them and their similarities and differences to other neighborhoods in Philly.  As you view the artwork and look at archival material, you can provide feedback and suggestions - and even have your remarks videotaped for inclusion in it.  Open to all, whether…

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Descubra!: Exploring Music by Women, through Art and Participation

March 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States
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The Smithsonian Latino Center (SLC) and Comcast NBC Universal Telemundo bring Descubra!: Exploring Music by Women, through Art and Participation. Five hours of exciting hands-on workshops, presentations, and music. This event promotes STEM education for young people, with a specific focus on Latinx youth, by showcasing role models in the arts and discussing career paths and different interests in these areas./ El Centro Latino del Smithsonian y Comcast NBC Universal Telemundo nos traen Descubra: Una exploración de música , arte…

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Velocity Fund Information Session

March 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States
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Join us on March 25th at Taller Puertorriqueño to learn more about The Velocity Fund! We will be reviewing eligibility, application requirements and answering any questions you may have. The Velocity Fund directly supports artists to organize new collaborative projects throughout the city of Philadelphia by awarding grants up to $5,000. It is open to a wide range of experimental practices, particularly those that emphasize collaboration between artistic genres le ading to expanded audiences, fresh outcomes and an enriched multi-disciplinary…

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August 2019

Evolving Points of View/ Film Screening

August 1, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Esperanza Academy Charter High, 301 Hunting Park Ave, Philadelphia
Philadelphia, 19140 United States
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The Delphi Summer Teen Media Program concluded with a film screening and celebration. For the past 6 weeks, 20 high school students have experienced all aspects of filmmaking from "script to screen". Students created screenplays, storyboards and learned the technical skills of filming and editing. They have developed a portfolio of short films written by, filmed by and starring the students.

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September 2019

35th FERIA DEL BARRIO

September 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States
Free

Now in its 35th year, Feria del Barrio showcases the best that El Centro de Oro (The Golden Center) has to offer.  Feria is a collaboration between Taller Puertorriqueño (Taller), Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha (APM), Congreso de Latinos Unidos (Congreso), HACE,  and Raíces Culturales Latinoamericanas (Raíces). Learn more at feriadelbarrio.org

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Welcome, Neighbors / Bienvenidos vecinos

September 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 2600 N 5th
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Join us for food, music, and conversation to celebrate the launch of a new bilingual website: Neighbors/Vecinos: Exploring Philadelphia’s history through 200 years of Puerto Rican migration. Durante los últimos dos años, un dedicado grupo de la comunidad ha estado indagando en el centro de archivos del Taller Puertorriqueño y el de la Sociedad Histórica de Pensilvania para develar historias sobre el proceso migratorio, maleabilidad, resistencia y adaptabilidad que componen la historia de los puertorriqueños en Filadelfia.  Enterémonos de sus experiencias,…

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Yellow Butterflies in Autumn

September 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States
Free

Gabriel García Márquez, desde la perspectiva anecdótica, periodística, escénica, musical y su experiencia en México. Apertura con Jorge García y su grupo Impacto Vallenato Típico Temas de la celebración: Anécdotas sobre el niño Gabito: Del mundo real a lo real mágico. Stella J. Potes Curci, (Cali, Colombia, 1951) M.A en Español, Temple University, Filadelfia, PA; Licenciatura en Lenguas Modernas, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia. Profesora, Actriz y Promotora Cultural. (Este programa será presentado en ausencia por Soledad Plumbey (Jesús María,…

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November 2019

Meet the Motivos Writers & Artists!

November 16, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States
Free

Express yourself and connect with Motivos magazine! 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, Jenee Chizick Aguero. Projecting youth voices and impacting life trajectories of subscribers in 1300 schools, in 42 states, Puerto Rico, Colombia and Costa Rica,…

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