Dúo Copla: Guitar Music from Puerto Rico

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY 524 W 59th St, New York, NY, United States

Dúo Copla is a classical guitar duo from Puerto Rico that focuses on performing, arranging, and recording music by Puerto Rican composers. In this presentation, Dr. José Maldonado (John Jay College) and Prof. Ernesto Ramos (Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico) will perform and share historical insights about the 19th-century Puerto Rican Danza, exploring its … Continued

Free

Dúo Copla: Guitar Music from Puerto Rico at Hunter College

Hunter College 695 Park Ave, New York, United States

Dúo Copla (José Maldonado and Ernesto Ramos) will be performing a concert featuring music for guitar by Puerto Rican composers. The repertoire will include 19th-century Danzas by Manuel Tavárez and Juan Morel Campos, Boleros by Rafael Hernández Marín, and 20th-century works by Leonardo Egúrbida, Juan Sorroche, and Ernesto Cordero. This event is free and open … Continued

Free

Cafecito con… Carla Acevedo-Yates – Curator of entre horizontes: Art & Activism Between Chicago & Puerto Rico

Hybrid Hybrid Event

Thursday, March 14, 2024 at 3 PM ET Join curator, Carla Acevedo Yates, and CENTRO Directora, Dr. Yomaira Figueroa-Vásquez, for a cafecito as they journey through entre horizontes: Art and Activism Between Chicago and Puerto Rico. Together, they'll explore the intersection of art and activism, and unpack the myriad ways in which creative expression can … Continued

Free

Las Jevas de Teatro Breve

Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx,, New York City, NY, United States

March 15, 2024 (7pm) @ Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture (450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York City). Las Jevas de Tour is a variety show with short plays, stand-up comedy, and character work, where Lucienne Hernández, Lourdes Quiñones, Cristina Soler, and Melissa Rodríguez interpret Guanina, Las Titis, and Las Housewives. The brilliance that … Continued

$25

Sites of Rehearsal

Amant 306 Maujer St., Brooklyn, NY, United States

Amant and the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College (CENTRO) invite visitors to a walk-through, screening, and conversation on the occasion of Natalia Lassalle-Morillo exhibition En Parábola/Conversations on Tragedy. A film and theater commission that reimagines the tragedy of Antigone with a cast of Puerto Ricans based in Puerto Rico and its New … Continued

Free

Partner Event: “Titi Strikes Back – Evelina’s Return

Hostos Community College - Repertory Theater 450 Grand Concourse, The Bronx, New York

The "Titi Strikes Back-Evelina's Return" play is inspired by the life of Dr. Evelina Antonetty, a significant activist in the Puerto Rican diaspora during the 20th century. In the play, Evelina returns to Earth for her 100th birthday celebration after leading Universal Justice in Heaven for 38 Earth years. Facing charges by an illegal Celestial … Continued

$10 – $25

La Meriendita Story Hour: Window Fishing by DK Dyson

East Harlem Tutorial Program 2050 2nd Ave, New York, New York, United States

Wednesday, March 20th, 2024 at 4 PM ET Join CENTRO in East Harlem for La Meriendita, a story hour dedicated to children’s books! This month’s Meriendita is Window Fishing, written by DK Dyson and illustrated by Rudy Gutierrez. A heartwarming story following Rudeday, who dreams of creating art that brings people joy but instead, he … Continued

Free

Library & Archive Lunch Hour: Dr. Helen Rodriguez-Trias and the Fight Against Forced Sterilization

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Join CENTRO's archivist Cristina Fontánez Rodríguez and Professor Felicia Kornbluh for a compelling exploration of the life and legacy of Dr. Helen Rodriguez Trias, a pioneering advocate for women's health and reproductive justice. Drawing from CENTRO's Archives and Kornbluh's book A Woman's Life Is a Human Life, join us in illuminating the struggles women face, … Continued

Free

At the Edge of Each Other’s Battles: Puerto Rican, Palestinian, Black & Indigenous Futures

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Friday, April 12th, 2024 at 10 AM ET Join us for a virtual symposium “At the edge of each other's battles”: Puerto Rican, Palestinian, Black, & Indigenous Futures which convenes scholars and writers to examine the legacies of colonialism, dispossession, and solidarity practices across a series of overlapping experiences. Using the word of Audre Lorde … Continued

Free

Jazz Boricua

Bronx Music Heritage Center 1303 Louis Nine Blvd., Bronx, New York City, NY, United States

April 12, 2024 (7pm) @ Bronx Music Heritage Center (1303 Louis Nine Blvd., Bronx, New York). Jazz Boricua presents a jazz tribute to Puerto Rican Danza. Enjoy memorable Puerto Rican songs to the rhythm of jazz, along with four formidable masters of popular music. Jazz Boricua is part of the BoriCorridor Tour 2024 program.

$20

Afternoon Tertulia: ¡Vivas nos queremos! Exploring the CENTRO Summer 2023 Journal on Femicide

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Thursday, April 18th, 2024 at 3 PM ET On September 28, 2020, the Black transfeminist collective, La Colectiva Feminista, summoned and organized the “¡Vivas nos queremos! — pa’ la tumba el patriarcado” march to end in front of La Fortaleza, the governor’s mansion, in Old San Juan, repeating their call to the Puerto Rican government … Continued

Free

Hermes Croatto

Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx,, New York City, NY, United States

May 4, 2024 (7pm) @ Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture (450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York City). The artist invites us to an encounter with our national identity through our music. It will be a night full of Puerto Rican culture and folklore. Croatto will present a refreshing proposal of folk music fused … Continued

$20