Fernando Morote (Pe)

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 “Centro Cultural Barco de Papel” presented on April 9, 2016 the latest literary production by Peruvian author Fernando Morote, titled, “La Cocina del Infierno (Hell’s kitchen). The book took its name from a New York neighborhood where poor immigrants in the past … Continued

Omar Iloy Colon (PR)

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Puerto Rican artist and poet Omar Iloy Colon presented his poems at Barco de Papel in a show that blended rhyme, rhythm and performance. The event called “Spoken Word” was swarmed by local young poets attracted by the growing positive feedback that … Continued

Irma Aguilera (PR)

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Centro Cultural Barco de Papel presented Puerto Rican author, Irma Aguilera, who with her book “El final de mi otoño (The end of my autumn)” wherein a number of inspired stories, be they anecdotes, music and poetry were gathered together in a … Continued

Marielis Acevedo Irizarry (PR)

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In a standing room only event, Centro Cultural Barco de Papel hosted an overwhelming show of support for the launching of a promising young poet’s first collection of poems. The evening was an intense whirlwind of piercing words of Marielis Acevedo … Continued

2nd Parranda of Kings in Queens

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For the second year in a row, the organization known as R.Evolución Latina presented its Parranda of Kings in Queens at Centro Cultural Barco de Papel, joined by the group BombaYo and the 82nd Street BID Partnership, all united to bring this … Continued

Artisanal book making for Christmas

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Centro Cultural Barco de Papel and the organization Cartonera Intercultural offered their last children’s activity for the year on December 12, 2015. This Sesión Cartonera Navideña, or Christmas cardboard workshop, children painted their own hand-made books guided by writer and artist Joyce Sanchez Espinoza, with … Continued

Jennifer Linenie (PR)

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Centro Cultural Barco de Papel invited to a presentation of the Puerto Rican poet, psychologist and free thinker Jennifer Nielenie (Rio Piedras, 1979) who presented her work “Memorias de una Diva en Recuperación (Memories of a Recovering Diva)” a  hand … Continued