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Yo Soy Boricua

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

CSV Cultural Center & Bodega de la Familia

cordially invite you to the screenings of the
film by Rosie Perez:

Yo Soy Boricua
¡Pa Que Tu Lo Sepas!
(I’m Boricua
Just so you know)

Friday, July 7 2006      7 & 9 PM 
Saturday, July 8 2006  5 & 9 PM
Sunday, July 9 2006    5 & 7 PM

at the

107 Suffolk Street (bet. Rivington & Delancey Sts.)

Tickets: $8 (Adults) & $5 (Seniors & Students)
Advanced booking through SmartTix.com

This community screening is made possible in part by Independent Film Channel Executive Director, Evan Shapiro.

Benefit for the “Remembering Julia” Mosaic Project

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

Julia de Burgos

Please join the “Remembering Julia” Mosaic Project Committee on Monday, July 31, 6:30 pm at Media Noche, 161 East 106th Street at a benefit for an historic Hope Community mosaic honoring the late Julia de Burgos to be designed and installed by artist Manny Vega on the northeast corner of Lexington Avenue and 106th Street. Suggested donation: $25.00. Please call (212) 860-8821, Ext. 111 to RSVP or to make a donation.

BORICUA FESTIVAL

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

A Festival of Puerto Rican Culture

New Yorks City’s own Boricua Roots Music Crew; Tato Torres & YERBABUENA bring their contagious Urban Boricua Roots Vibes & Rhythms to Celebrate Brooklyn!’s annual Boricua Festival, a celebration of Puerto Rican Culture at the Prospect Park Bandshell, this year featuring an all-day lineup headlined by the Puerto Rican salsa giants SONORA PONCEÑA and boasting the return of the one and only King of Latin Soul, JOE BATAAN, Tato Torres & YERBA BUENA, GRUPO LATIN VIBE, THE CAMACHO BROTHERS, and the STARLIGHT DANCE STUDIO YOUTH DANCERS.

Saturday, July 29, 2pm – 9pm
Cost: $3 sug. donation
(718) 855-7882

Sonora Poncena Joe Bataan
Grupo Latin Vibe

Tato Torres & YERBABUENA

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

New York City’s Hottest Boricua Roots Music Crew:
Tato Torres & YERBABUENA
bring the best Boricua Roots Music in town to the world famous
NUYORiCAN POEtS CafE in the heart of Loisaida (Lower East Side), NYC.

Come enjoy the sounds of YERBABUENA’s Bomba, Plena & Lelolay.

Saturday, June 10th & the 2nd Saturday of Every Month – 10:00 PM
Cover: $10

NUYORiCAN POEtS CafE
236 Rev Pedro Pietri Way
(E 3rd St between Ave B and Ave C), Loisaida, NYC, NY 10009

www.nuyorican.org
A new Puerto Rican generation is embracing their traditional musical expressions. YERBABUENA is the product of everything that leads to a contemporary Boricua (Puerto Rican) musical experience. It features the reality of a contemporary urban Boricua musical expression deeply rooted within tradition and community. YERBABUENA is a living link in the eternal chain that binds all generations; past, present and future in the same place and time.

SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

PRdream/MediaNoche

SUMMER 2006 WORKSHOP SERIES

SCREENWRITING:  THE BASICS

WITH

WRITER/TEACHER

FRANK ALGARIN

This intensive workshop will provide the techniques and tools necessary for turning your idea into a screenplay.

We will cover: The concept and idea, the pitch, dramatic structure, creating authentic characters, scene writing, the outline and treatment, screenplay formatting – and more

You will turn your idea into an outline for a feature length screenplay and write the first scenes of your script.

The workshop will include lectures, discussions, screenings, exercises, assignments, resources and handouts.

TUESDAYS, 6:00PM – 8:30PM

8 sessions: June 20 – August 8, 2006

Course Fee: $250

@

PRdream/MediaNoche

161 East 106th Street, First Floor
(Between Lexington and Third Avenue) NYC

For more information and to register:

Call (212) 828-0401

Email: info@prdream.com

Frank Algarín has been awarded a New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Screenwriting/Playwrighting Fellowship, a Louis A. Delgado Playwrighting Award and was a 2004 MetLife Nuestras Voces / Repertorio Español Playwrighting finalist. Frank has been an Adjunct Screenwriting Professor at The New School since 2001. He has taught Screenwriting at PRdream/MediaNoche and to individual clients. He has taught dramatic writing for over ten years and currently also teaches Poetry and Spoken Word. He has taught Film, Playwrighting, Media Literacy and Creative Writing as well.

http://www.prdream.com

Empowering community through technology

ACTING FOR THE CAMERA WORKSHOP – Learn from a PRO

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

A WEEKEND WORKSHOP: April 29 & 30, 10AM – 2PM

Develop your technique in front of the camera. Veteran film and theater actor Cathy Haase leads this highly informative workshop.

(Peruse her recently published book “ACTING FOR THE CAMERA” at Amazon.com)

Registration fee: $25
Workshop fee: $175

For more information or to register:
info@prdream.com or call 212.828.0401

PRdream/MediaNoche
161 East 106th Street, First Floor
New York, NY 10029

(Between Lexington and Third Avenues)

Take the IRT Lexington Avenue Local #6 train to East 103rd Street.

COMITE NOVIEMBRE SCHOLARSHIPS 2006

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

The Comite Noviembre, celebrating our 20th Anniversity in promoting our Puerto Rican heritage, is announcing the availability of the following scholarship awards:

 

Comite Noviembre Scholarship Program

Award: $1,000 each to up to 20 high school students attending college or college students

Deadline: April 15

Notification: June 15

 

New! Richie Perez Scholarship Award

The award will recognize a Puerto Rican young person for their commitment, activism and achievements in any if the areas of human rights and social justice that Richie held so dear. This annual award will both promote the advancement of new leaders in the movement for peace and justice, and also invest in their continued growth by providing support for their ongoing education and political development.

Award: $1,000 to one college student

Deadline: May 10

Notification: June 12

 

Any questions? Contact Jaime Bello at 917-299-4191 or jaimebello@optonline.net

Arthur Aviles Typical Theatre

Sunday, November 1st, 2009
celebrates 10th Anniversary of creating & presenting dance in the Bronx

YEAR-LONG CELEBRATIONS BEGINS WITH A SERIES OF CONCERTS

AT AARON DAVIS HALL’S E-MOVES SERIES – APRIL 22, 28 & 30, 2006

Aaron Davis Hall, Convent Avenue bet. W. 133 and 135 Sts. NY, NY

As part of ADH’s E-moves series Arthur Aviles Typical Theatre will perform ¡Mi Celia! ¡Mi Puente!, a set of 7 energetic, sexy and fluid contemporary modern dance works set to classic 1950’s music by legends Tito Puente and Celia Cruz. The concert also includes dance clips, personal video testimonials and drag king Elizabeth “Macha” Marrero as Arthur’s father. (Tickets $18; $15 ADH members. Call 212-650-7100 or visit www.ticketmaster.com) Reception to follow April 30 event.

The celebration will continue….

Arthur Aviles Typical Theatre

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

Arthur Aviles Typical Theatre

celebrates 10th Anniversary of creating & presenting dance in the Bronx

YEAR-LONG CELEBRATIONS BEGINS WITH A SERIES OF CONCERTS

AT AARON DAVIS HALL’S E-MOVES SERIES – APRIL 22, 28 & 30, 2006

Aaron Davis Hall, Convent Avenue bet. W. 133 and 135 Sts. NY, NY

As part of ADH’s E-moves series Arthur Aviles Typical Theatre will perform ¡Mi Celia! ¡Mi Puente!, a set of 7 energetic, sexy and fluid contemporary modern dance works set to classic 1950’s music by legends Tito Puente and Celia Cruz. The concert also includes dance clips, personal video testimonials and drag king Elizabeth “Macha” Marrero as Arthur’s father. (Tickets $18; $15 ADH members. Call 212-650-7100 or visit www.ticketmaster.com) Reception to follow April 30 event.

The celebration will continue….


Tato Laviera in Mixturao Revue

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

Tato Laviera in Mixturao Revue

A comedic, musical drama dealing with tensions between island
Puerto Ricans and Nuyoricans, exploring identity, culture, poetry and love.

Friday, May 19 @ 7pm
Saturday, May 20 @ 7pm
Sunday, May 21 @ 3pm

Abrons Arts Center
Experimental Theater
466 Grand Street (corner Pitt St.)

Tato’s first theatrical performance in two years following eye operations and formal launching of Jesus A. Laviera One Day with Diabetes Project

Admission: $15

F train to Delancey, walk 2 blocks South to Grand Street; turn left on Grand and walk 3 blocks.