The Last Spanish Bookstore in New York City

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Reportage by RTV’s journalist  Almudena Ariza. March 25 2019 (in Spanish) “In 1950 there were 400 bookstores in Manhattan. Today there are only 80. And there’s one, very little that resists dying. The only bookstore in Spanish, it’s name is … Continued

For the Love of Teaching

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At the age of 17, Ivonne Rozo already speaks with authority of immigration, of the problems of the war in Iraq and American politics. She was born in Bogot, Colombia and has lived in East Elmhurst for nearly five years. … Continued

Easter with cookies and songs

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With cookies, candy and tons of creativity, Barco de Papel, the culturally active and imaginative Elmhurst bookstore and it’s children program, La Hora del Cuento en  Queens held the traditional festival of Passover (Easter) with an educational and cultural program … Continued

Botero for Latino Children

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Librería Barco de Papel and the program La Hora del Cuento en Queens presented a workshop to introduce children didactically in the world of the famous painter, draftsman and Colombian sculptor. Small three to nine years enjoyed the unique creations of Fernando Botero, … Continued

Don Quixote in New York

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With the purpose that the younger get familiarized with the most important novel of the Spanish language, the masterpiece of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote, Barco de Papel celebrated the centenary of its publication with an itinerant theater that brought to … Continued

Ships, books and cats in Queen

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The Hora del Cuento  (Story Time Hour) program of Barco de Papel organized the representation of the famous children’s story that begins with the phrase “was Mr. Don Gato”. Don Gato receives the news of his marriage and the joy … Continued