New York Queer Tango Weekend III (NYQTW III)
Sep
28
to Oct 1

New York Queer Tango Weekend III (NYQTW III)

From September 28th to October 1st, the NYQTW III will return to NYC as an opportunity for the international Queer Tango community to convene in New York City, hone their craft at workshops and master classes taught by the leading tango teachers, explore the endless variety of tango at milongas – tango social parties – and mix and mingle with the New York tango community. For tickets click here.

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New York Latino Film Festival - Film Panels and Screenings
Oct
11
to Oct 14

New York Latino Film Festival - Film Panels and Screenings

Since its founding in 1999, the NYLFF produces culturally relevant and entertaining experiences that build audiences for Latino cinema, support the film community with professional development and foster relationships for Latino talent. Programming includes the flagship film festival in New York City, competition programs and community programs.  For more information, click here.

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El Barrio Latino Children's Film Festival
Nov
30
to Dec 3

El Barrio Latino Children's Film Festival

A multi-cultural and diverse festival that links culture, entertainment and education as a way to foster meaningful discussion as well as creativity within our children. This festival is one of the first and only film festivals in United States to focus on the exhibition and promotion of Spanish children’s cinema made in Spain and Latin America.

Join us on Facebook.  For more information click here

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Feria de Artesanías / Artisan Craft Fair
Dec
2
to Dec 3

Feria de Artesanías / Artisan Craft Fair

Bring your family and friends as we kick off the holidays with music, performances and surprises.    

El Barrio is home to a diverse group of artists, artisans and craftsmen. This fair will showcase their work and allow community residents and others to explore, discover and support the craft of these local artists.

 

 

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El Barrio Raíces Summer Camp
Jul
24
to Aug 18

El Barrio Raíces Summer Camp

A four-week program that offers theater arts training for children.  Participants will have the opportunity to learn about several theatrical disciplines including acting, dancing, make-up, ensemble work, costumes and set design.  Parents and members of the community will have the opportunity to enjoy a theatrical production presented by camp participants as part of their final project. For more information, click here.

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PHOTOVOICE GALLERY - Hosted by Community Service Society of NY
Jun
24
12:00pm12:00pm

PHOTOVOICE GALLERY - Hosted by Community Service Society of NY

Over the course of 6 weeks in April and May, twenty-six residents from NYHCA developments in East and Central Harlem met in groups to discuss how they stay healthy; they were then asked to showcase their experience through photographs. Residents identified the photographs that best express what healthy looks like in their neighborhoods, as well as the barriers to health they experienced.

The PhotoVoice images serve to raise awareness in support of further advocacy to eliminate barriers to health in East and Central Harlem, and to highlight the community in all its richness and vibrancy. 

For more information click here

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Hecho en Puelto Rico
Jun
16
to Jun 17

Hecho en Puelto Rico

Starring: Angel Vázquez

A funny and touching tale of discovery and pride, a student prepares to graduate and leave Puerto Rico to escape the economic crisis.  As he arranges to leave, the young man unearths his cultural roots through the lives of such noted men and women in the island’s history as José de Diego, Julia de Burgos, Eugenio María de Hostos, and Roberto Clemente, among others.  With great comic flair, Vázquez reveals both the promise and the pain of migration to the mainland from the island.  For ticket and more information, click here.
 

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LGBTQ Youth Summer Camp / Pizza Party presented by Latino Pride Center
Jun
9
5:00pm 5:00pm

LGBTQ Youth Summer Camp / Pizza Party presented by Latino Pride Center

Learn more about the Open Colors Summer Camp 2017 at this special pizza party designed for LGBTQ Youths.  Experience the magic of a summer full of activities like: City Tours, Art Projects, Laser Tag, Paintballing, Fashion Events, Beach Day, Dance Parties, Swimming, Scavenger Hunt, Camping and more...  For more information, please call (718) 328-4188 or email lpopencolors@gmail.com.

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CHOSEN
Jun
8
to Jun 11

CHOSEN

Presented by Voza Rivers/New Heritage Theater Group in partnership with Gertrude Jeannette's H.A.D.L.E.Y. Players, Roger Parris Artistic Dir.
Written by John Mitchell / Directed by Eric Coleman

Dr. Aloysius "Big Al" is celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Montford Point Marines in 2013. Through his eyes we see how three jazz musicians from Harlem survived the segregated Marine Corps and the perils of World War II. Only Big Al finds love in time of War. CHOSEN is the second play in Mitchell's "Love in Time of War" trilogy. 

For tickets and information, click here.

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The People's Film Festival
Jun
3
10:00am10:00am

The People's Film Festival

The People’s Film Festival Celebrates the Power of the Media when Placed In The Hands of THE PEOPLE

The Peoples Film Festival (TPFF) is a 4-Day annual film festival designed to showcase the best in independent films from around the world.The festival features screenings from emerging producers, videographers, and filmmakers from all over the world, reflecting both traditional and avant-garde style films, with an emphasis on films that integrate multiple digital platforms using today’s new media & technology.

For information, click here.

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FUERZAfest
May
10
to May 21

FUERZAfest

A thriving engagement of provocative projects with a focus on the Latino LGBTQ+ community.  Supported by the Hispanic Federation, the 12 day even highlights Latino stage and film work, art exhibitions, workshops and panel discussions that contribute to the gay right movement. For more infomation, visit: www.fuerzafest.com

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Five Sessions
Mar
10
to Mar 26

Five Sessions

Written by Jaime Estades Esq. MSW / Directed by Edward Torres

A newly graduated female social work therapist faces in her first case an older Latino, political activist, and building superintendent (Super) who defies her. During five sessions fireworks erupt on, race, class, religion and politics, challenging the therapist’s skills. Her demanding cynical supervisor and insensitive Wall Street boyfriend complicate the plot even more for an explosive ending. *All net profits will be donated to the Latino Leadership Institute*

For show dates, time, tickets and information, click here.

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Three Kings Day Celebration!
Jan
6
7:00pm 7:00pm

Three Kings Day Celebration!

The Puerto Rican Institute for the Development of the Arts / PRIDA and Comité Noviembre celebrates ‪#‎ThreeKingsDay‬, Friday, January 6 at 7:00 pm in El Barrio with arts & crafts, live music, food and surprises. Special reading of holiday play by Eugene Rodríguez. For more information, click here.  This event is possible with the support of the Hispanic Federation.

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Los Domirriqueños
Nov
15
7:00pm 7:00pm

Los Domirriqueños

BORIMIX Puerto Rico Fest 2016 is bringing to JdBPAC the film screening "Los Domirriqueños" - a comedy about how Dominicans and Puerto Ricans living in the same community learn to put their differences aside to stop the demolition of their basketball court. This special film screening is in association with the Society of the Educational Arts, Inc. (SEA). To watch the trailer, click here.

Free of Charge
Open to the Public

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La Cucarachita Martina
Oct
26
10:30am10:30am

La Cucarachita Martina

A Latin rock-n-roll musical based on a popular Cuban and Puerto Rican children’s tale of a little roach who learns many lessons on her journey to find true love.   Hosted by Teatro SEA

Special presentation for students. Recommended for Pre-K to 6th Grade. Bilingual performance.  For more information, click here.

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After Work SALSA Party
Sep
28
to Dec 28

After Work SALSA Party

Starting September 28 - Wednesday is After Work SALSA Party at Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center.  Presented by Casabe Housing Development Fund.

Hosted by DJ Hilton “El Unico”

$10 Cover Charge
Open to the Public

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La Cucarachita Martina en El Barrio - El Barrio Raíces Summer Program Closing Showcase
Aug
19
7:30pm 7:30pm

La Cucarachita Martina en El Barrio - El Barrio Raíces Summer Program Closing Showcase

Join us on Friday, August 19, as we celebrate the accomplishments of the participants of this year's El Barrio Raíces Summer Program as they showcase their talent with the play LA CUCARACHITA MARTINA EN EL BARRIO, written and directed by Luis Caballero.

This event is free and open to the public. Performance will take place at La Marqueta. For more information click here.

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