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February 2019

Kulu Mele’s “Wemilere: Parade of the Orishas
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February 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 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 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 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 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 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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Milagros Alameda-Irizarry: La Novela de Vibia P

March 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2600 N. 5th Street
Philadlephia, 19133 United States
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Free

Meet the Auther Series: In Spanish Colección de cuentos cortos con historias casi completamente imaginadas.  Estos eventos suenan reales pero su propósito es crear asombro y… risa.  Lo importante es que se tomen con un grano de sal. Nacida y criada en Puerto Rico, Milagros Alameda-Irizarry, recibió el grado de Doctora en Filosofía y Letras de la Universidad de Temple, en Filadelfia.  Milagros es autora de otra colección de cuentos cortos, La Isla de los Monos Silvestres. There will be…

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