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COMITÉ NOVIEMBRE


Twenty-Eighth Anniversary Puerto Rican Heritage Month Kick-Off Celebration


Award Presentation and Reception

Thursday, October 30
6:00 - 9:30 pm

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  • Borimix Puerto Rican Fest 2014

    Borimix Puerto Rican Fest 2014



    The Jesús “Tato” Laviera
    Theater Dedication Ceremony

    Tato Laviera

    Thursday, November 13
    6:00 pm
    The Red Carpet Theater
    240 East 123rd Street
    (between 2nd and 3rd)


    Centro's Fall Events 2014
    Mark Your Calendar



    Job Opportunities

    Centro staff is expanding and new job opportunities are available immediately for applicants with a range of education and experience, from students to seasoned professionals.

  • Events Coordinator

  • Oral History Team Researcher - off campus

  • Data Center Assistant

  • Library and Archives Community Liaison – part time



  • Pioneros DVD Series Sale


    A 30% discount will be applied to your DVD purchase upon checkout at the Centro Store. Limited time offer!

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  • Paperbacks Available for Purchase at the Centro Store


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  • To buy the e-book
    version of
    Soy Gilberto Gerena Valentín
    e-book version
    Kindle edition





    Special Event

    Thursday, November 6
    6:00 – 8:00 pm
    Silberman School of Social Work
    2180 Third Avenue (East 119 st.), Auditorium

    Raíz de Bomba y Plena


    Join us on November 6 for a special event where artist and performer Jorge Arce will lead a discussion and demonstration about the origins of Puerto Rican bomba and plena. The presentation includes a historical overview of the music’s tradition, instrumentation and current performance practices in the United States. Professor Antonio Nadal, deputy director of the Department of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies at Brooklyn College (CUNY) will be the discussant at this event.

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  • Centro at El Mini Fest

    This past Saturday, October 18th The Loisaida Center celebrated a family day (#elminifest) and Centro was there. Local Loisaida families, together with families from across town including El Barrio and Brooklyn, spent a marvelous day of music, dance, readings and play at their renovated facilities.

    In this event the legacy of Puerto Rican librarian and story teller Pura Belpré was highlighted for the enjoyment of those present. Attendees were treated to a screening of Centro’s documentary Pura Belpré: Storyteller complemented by a showcase of a traveling exhibit consisting of a series of posters that tell the story of her life and achievements. Also, children enjoyed a reading of Belpre’s book “Pérez and Martina” by Montessori teacher Coral Nogueras Ortiz.

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  • Centro Library and Archives
    Historical Preservation and
    Research Partnership Program
    Fall 2014-Spring 2015

    The Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library and Archives seeks partners to collect archival material, conduct research and disseminate new knowledge about the history of Puerto Rican individuals and communities in the United States.

    Fall Application Deadline:
    Extended

    Spring Application Deadline:
    December 1, 2014

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