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September 2018

34th Annual Feria del Barrio

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
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Showcasing the best that El Centro de Oro (The Golden Center) has to offer, we present the annual Feria del Barrio. Feria is a collaboration between Taller Puertorriqueño (Taller), Congreso de Latinos Unidos (Congreso), HACE, and Raíces Culturales Latinoamericanas (Raíces). Since 1979, La Feria del Barrio has celebrated Latino culture, family, and the economic and educational aspirations of the people of North Philadelphia with: - Live Latin music and dancing - Latino food delicacies - Art and crafts - Much,…

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October 2018

Reception for Roberto Lugo’s BORICUA, BARRIO, BARRO

October 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
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Free

Ceramic artist Roberto Lugo brings his potter's wheel directly to the people of North Philadelphia in his first solo exhibition at Taller. Boricua, Barrio, Barro (Puerto Rican, Neighborhood, Clay) is Lugo's homecoming show to the neighborhood he grew up in and pays homage to the creativity and resourcefulness of the men and women he knew. This unique show foregrounds Lugo’s creative process, transforming the gallery into a studio where Lugo established  connections with the public as he shares his artistic…

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Jurakán: Nation in Resistance

October 6 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
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Join us for a screening of “Jurakán”, which documents the historical struggle of Puerto Rico— a Caribbean nation that refuses to disappear. This film won best documentary at the Rincón International Film Festival, and played in 11 universities around Puerto Rico between April and May. After watching the film one viewer claimed, "It helped me understand myself as a puertorriqueña". We are now proud to present "Jurakán" to Boricuan Diaspora here in Philadelphia. We hope to see you there! This…

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NERDTINO EXPO 2018

October 20 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
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Back for its second year at Taller, the NERDTINO EXPO is the first Latinx Comic Book Convention on the East Coast, focusing on promoting the presence of and history of Latinx, Hispanic, Afro-Caribbean, Afro-Latinx, and Iberian creators in Geek Culture! Comic Books, Literature, Video Games, Sci-Fi, Fantasy Horror, and More! Cost:  $20 - 25                 Buy your tickets online at  nerditino.com

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TEATRO DEL SOL: CLAMORES DEL BARRIO

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
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Suggested admission $7 El Barrio... A community teeming with life and creativity, but simmering patiently… in limbo. Change is coming…you can sense it… Pulled from the murals on the community's walls, six vignettes tell the stories of dreams deferred, resilience, survival, love and community in a time of uncertainty. Directed by Jose Aviles Original concept by Iraisa Ann Reilly  Featuring : Abdiel Jimenez, Daniel Melo, Iraisa Ann Reilly, Katrina Hall, and Melissa Sabater and spoken word with Roberto Lugo *There…

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November 2018

Meet the Author: Jennifer Harford Vargas

November 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
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Taller Puertorriqueño's is proud present Jennifer Harford Vargas on her latest book, Forms of Dictatorship: Power, Narrative, and Authoritarianism in the Latina/o Novel, an intra-ethnic study of Latina/o fiction written in the United States from the early 1990s to the present.  Her book examines novels that depict the historical reality of dictatorship and exploit dictatorship as a literary trope. This literature constitutes a new sub-genre of Latina/o fiction, which the author calls the Latina/o dictatorship novel. The book illuminates Latina/os’…

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KUKULI VELARDE: THE COMPLICIT EYE

November 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
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Reception for the Complicit Eye The Complicit Eye, Kukuli Velarde’s first major exhibition in Philadelphia of paintings and sculptures, deconstructs ideals of female beauty from colonization to the local barrio. A 2015 Guggenheim fellow, Velarde’s show features work that interrogates the construction and consumption of beauty in Western culture, with self-portraits of her as “the other”– a woman, an immigrant, or merely a mature body, and sculptures that flip the male gaze. The show also showcases her performance drawings, a…

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THANKSGIVING LUNCH FOR THE COMMUNITY

November 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
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Taller Puertorriqueño’s staff organizes this annual warm lunch and provides clothing and canned groceries to people in need./Un almuerzo gratis para los más necesitados de nuestra comunidad. To learn more, to donate food and clothes or to volunteer, please contact: Carlos Pardo215-426-6320, cpardo@tallerpr.org  

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Closed for Thanksgiving

November 22 - November 23
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
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Taller is closed for the holiday.   Taller's gallery and gift shop will open on Saturday, November 24 at 10 AM.

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December 2018

PARRANDAS DE NAVIDAD

December 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
2600 N 5th
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Happy Holidays! Join us for the 19th annual traditional celebration of songs in the spirit of the season. Parrandas or trullas navideñas is Puerto Rico's version of caroling. Bring your instruments and voices, and get into the holiday spirit!  Your participation will help support Taller's programming. Partake in a tasting of favorite foods by Chef Marangeli Rosa’s Entre Sabores. Refreshments, art, raffles, and much more. /Esta tradicional celebración de la época de Navidad trae el calor del espíritu de la temporada a Filadelfia. Degustación…

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