In commemoration of national poetry month, ”Rhythms of Social Consciousness” celebrates poets and artists who have maintained a high level of participation and commitment to social justice. The cadence , sounds of street beats punctuate a dedication to the spoken word with visuals, raising Puerto Rican-Latino and African-American consciousness. The mixed medium visual statements will be interspersed with rarely seen photographs, slides, videos and archival materials, capturing this historic segment of the urban movement.
Friday April 24th, 6-9 pm
— A Night in Honor of Amiri Baraka —
Hosted by Sam Diaz featuring Bobby Gonzalez and Jani Rose
Saturday May 9th, 3-6 pm
— An Evening in Honor of Tato Laviera —
Featuring Maria Aponte and Not4Prophet
Contributing artist: Photography - Marlis Momber, Geno Rodriguez, Max Colon, David Gonzalez, Marisol Diaz and a few yet to be identified. Poetry and Mixed Mediums: Jesus-Papoleto Melendez, Diana Gitesha Hernandez, Maria Aponte, Not4Prophet, Sandra Maria Esteves, Bobby Gonzalez, Jani Rose, Joe Pietri, Marcos Dimas, Carmen Pietri, Nitza Tufiño, Sam Diaz and others.
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Taller Boricua • Artistshop /Event Space / Gallery at the Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center 1680 Lexington Ave. NYC 10029 Tel. 212 831-4333 Entrance b/w. 105th and 106th Street tallerboricua.org / contact @tallerboricua.org Subway: No.6 to 103rd Street / Center is accessible for individuals with disabilities.
The Puerto Rican Workshop Inc. reserves the right of admission