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September 2019

Closed for Labor Day

September 2
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Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States

Closed for the holiday.

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35th FERIA DEL BARRIO

September 8 @ 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 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 2600 N 5th
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States
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Free

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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Meet Angélica Y. Rodríguez

September 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States
Free

Join us for a book reading and signing by the children’s author, Angélica Yazmin Rodríguez of her new book, My Best Friend, Dylan. A story about coping with psoriasis and about friendship, kindness, and acceptance helps. Raised in Puerto Rico, Mrs. Rodriguez is a writer, producer, and radio personality.  Now in living in Philadelphia, she is known for her 2014 book, Bubba The Purple Cat. Her pet cat and dog inspired the book. She is currently writing the third book…

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YAP Open House

September 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States
Free

Please join us for Taller Puertorriqueño's Youth Artist Program Open House. YAP offers studio space and affords resources and training in the visual arts to high school students. The studio program furnishes opportunities to learn advanced techniques and work with cutting edge technologies. In the two year program, artists develop strong portfolios in painting, illustration, printmaking, animation, 3D printing, and photography. Come and meet our teaching artists and see our facilities in Taller's new home in the 24,000+ EL Corazon…

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Yellow Butterflies in Autumn

September 26 @ 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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Environmental​ Justice: Our Future Depends On It

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

Join us for a discussion on strategies and needed policies for addressing the ever-increasing dangers of climate change. The forum will be moderated by Carlos Martínez Rivera, Ph D, amphibian biologist at the Philadelphia Zoo, and features Puerto Rican environmentalist, Fernando Silva Caraballo, Director of Institute of Science for the Conservation of the Environment (InCiCo), Executive Director Meg DeBrito of Greengrow, and artist, Samuel Lind. 
 Panel que considera cómo el arte puede jugar un rol catalizador creando conciencia sobre…

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October 2019

Samuel Lind / Portales

October 4 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States
Free

Reception On view through January 11, 2020 A cultural ambassador, artist, and activist in his town of Loiza, Samuel Lind (b. 1954 Loiza, Puerto Rico), makes work that brings awareness to issues regarding racial justice, spirituality, cultural legacy, and gentrification. Reared and based in this majority Afro-Latino town, Lind, an Afro-Caribbean artist created in his house and studio a cultural depository and safe space for the people to celebrate and preserve their heritage in the face of climate and economic…

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Rethinking the Struggle for Puerto Rican Rights

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

Rethinking the Struggle for Puerto Rican Rights offers a reexamination of the history of Puerto Ricans’ political and social activism in the United States in the twentieth century. Their presentation will consist of a discussion. Authors Lorrin Thomas and Aldo A. Lauria Santiago survey the ways in which Puerto Ricans worked within the United States to create communities for themselves and their compatriots in times and places where dark-skinned or ‘foreign’ Americans were often unwelcome. The authors argue that the…

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Jewelry Making with Aida Devine

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadelphia, 19133 United States
$7.5 – $15

For Beginners and Intermediate Jewelry maker Aida Devine will guide you step by step through an easy to follow introduction to creating a beautiful set of wire rings using precious gemstones and ceramic beads. With the price of the workshop, you’ll get the materials and access to the tools to make your rings. This workshop is for people of all ages.  Perfect for beginners and intermediate designers. Aida Devine le dará instrucciones simples a seguir, paso por paso, hasta crear…

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