Monthly Archives: October 2013

Huejotzingo Carnival in NYC: Culture with an Unexplored Economic Impact.

    Carolina Drake, NYC October 29-The Huejotzingo Carnival is an unexplored economic territory where culture and heritage of Puebla, Mexico is promoted while fruitful marketing opportunities begin to rise. In NYC, approximately one thousand poblanos participate yearly representing Puebla in the … Continue reading

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CieloPájaro Nuestro by Puerto Rican Poet Mairym Cruz-Bernal

Puerto-Rican poet and author Mairym Cruz-Bernal was in NYC for the 2013 Latin American Poetry Festival and read her poem Carta AntiSuicida (Anti-Suicide Letter), La Astronauta Rusa (The Russian Astronaut) and other pieces belonging to her new book Cielopájaro Nuestro … Continue reading

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Alguien que anda por ahí Hay días en que leo poemas de otra mujer de mi edad o quizás más años traducida a tu idioma, o con las jergas del mío ciertas palabras ocurren constantemente se repiten en varias lenguas … Continue reading

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Sampler for The Latin American Poetry Festival NYC, 2013

Yesterday I went to the inauguration of the Festival Latinoamericano de Poesia. In different locations around the city, 28 poets from inside and outside the United States shared and are currently sharing their work until October 11.  At the Inauguration, I heard poets … Continue reading

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Helguera’s Librería: A Space for the Written Word in Spanish

This week, I went to Pablo Helguera’s bookstore installation Librería Donceles  at the Kent Gallery in Chelsea. During the gathering, surrounded by used books in Spanish and old editions that are not in print anymore, the audience was encouraged to find a … Continue reading

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