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An Evening of Readings in Honor of the Reverend Pedro Pietri

Sunday, November 1st, 2009
March 30, 2006
6:30 pm
An Evening of Readings in Honor of the Reverend Pedro Pietri
Thursday, March 30, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Admission: Free
 El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street, NYC - 10029
t: 212.831.7272  f: 212.831.7927
e: info@elmuseo.org
 Join us for an evening of readings celebrating the work of El Reverendo Pedro Pietri, 
including readings of the *The Spanglish National Anthem*, the *Telephone Booth* poems, 
and an audience-participation choral rendition of *The Puerto Rican Obituary*

Organized and hosted by poets Mariposa and Jesus Papoleto Meléndez, the evening 
will feature performances and reminiscences by poets who worked closely with Pietri during
his lifetime, including Amina Baraka, Sandra Maria Esteves, Nancy Mercado, 
REO (Rodrigo Ernie Ortiz) III and Louis Reyes Rivera.