Come Meet Centro at the Marketplace & Art Fair at Siglo XXI
Visit the Marketplace & Art Fair Friday and Saturday at the Old Theater Lobby of John Jay College where Centro will have a table showcasing our popular publications and documentaries. The Marketplace & Art Fair is part of the events at the Siglo XXI conference.
Stop by Centro’s table and support. Meet our staff. Pick up a copy of the CENTRO Journal. Get your copy of the book titled Pioneros II: Puerto Ricans in New York City 1948-1998, which features images and text documenting the mass migration of Puerto Ricans to New York following World War II, or get a DVD featuring one of Centro’s video productions. Find out more information about our new 100 Puerto Ricans campaign and more.
Several artists will also have tables at the fair. They are Jesús Barraza of Taller Tupac-Amaru, Oakland, CA; Ramiro Rodríguez, RioMar Studio, South Bend, IN; Poli Marichal and Marianne Sadowski, Los de Abajo, Los Angeles, CA; and Pepe Coronado, StudioPepe, Hastings on Hudson, NY.
The fair, which is open to the public, runs from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
A highlight Saturday is Centro’s film screenings, which are also open to the public, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Black Box Theater, John Jay College.
The screenings include the Centro productions: The Legacy of Frank Bonilla, which traces the life of this pioneer in higher education who founded the Center for Puerto Rican Studies; Pura Belpré, which was New York City’s first Puerto Rican/Latina librarian and an innovative storyteller; and A Revolt Through Letters: Clemente Soto Velez, which is about the controversial Puerto Rican revolutionary poet, journalist and activist in New York and Puerto Rico.
Copies of The Legacy of Frank Bonilla and Pura Belpré will be available for sale at the fair.
These events will be located at the main entrance in John Jay College  located at 524 West 59th Street between 10th and 11th avenues in Manhattan.

 

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