March 2015

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27
Mar

The Many Sounds of Puerto Rican Identities: Miguel Zenón Speaks and Plays

It was the very first day of spring, but the snow was steadily falling over New York City. Miguel Zenón’s quartet was performing the album Identities are Changeable: Tales from the Diaspora at the Hostos Center for the Arts...

Fri
27
Mar

Pregones Theater: An Act of Love, Productivity, and Community

One of the leading Puerto Rican/Latino theaters in the United States is Pregones Theater , and the mother at its core is...

Fri
27
Mar

Hiram Maristany's Anchor Exhibit: Securing the Past, Present and Future of El Barrio

EVERYONE was there.

From college freshman girls who said sorry every time their backpacks hit someone to men in three piece suits who held their cups of wine with napkins. From abuelas in wheelchairs...

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27
Mar
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13
Mar
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To be or not to be NuYOrican

Before we even get started—a disclaimer. It is not my intention or mission to say what is or what isn’t a Puerto Rican. Rather, I want to share a story—my story—one of many that speak to what a Puerto Rican is. I’ve always...

Fri
13
Mar

Homenaje: Nicholasa Mohr

We have a very special place in our hearts for this issue's Homenaje. Nicholasa Mohr is not only one of the principal figures in Puerto Rican literature in the United States, and one of the first voices of Latino literature in...

Fri
13
Mar
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Futuras Próceres─5 Puerto Ricans Giving Back to Their Community

If you have had a chance to check out the Center for Puerto Rican Studies Archives (and if you haven’t, what are you waiting for?),...

Fri
13
Mar
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Con pocas palabras basta: An interview with Miguel Amadeo

In the summer of 2012, I was looking for a new set of cuatro strings. I was, at the time, relatively new to NYC and was not familiar with music stores in the area. A google search of “puerto rican music store nyc” led me to...

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