Showing posts from April, 2006

Elmoro (El Morro), San Juan

Elmoro, San Juan Originally uploaded by q8Chunky .
Featured story | World Puerto Ricans protest budget problems, with more than 45,000 Puerto Ricans marching through the streets of San Juan yesterday demanding politicians to resolve a budget impasse that could lead to a government shutdown Monday.
Community Calendar IMPRESSIONS OF FELIX Free Public Program for Felix Gonzalez-Torres: Early Impressions Thursday, May 4, 6:30 - 8:00 pm In conjunction with El Museo del Barrio’s current exhibition on display through May 21, Felix Gonzalez-Torres: Early Impressions, this informal panel discussion will address Gonzalez-Torres’ early working period and will explore some of the themes developed in the show. The exhibition’s curator Elvis Fuentes is joined in conversation with Lilliana Ramos Collado, professor, Universidad de Puerto Rico-Río Piedras, and Nelson Rivera, professor, Universidad de Puerto Rico-Humacao. Admission is FREE; no registration required. For more information about El Museo’s current exhibitions, visit El Museo is located at 1230 Fifth Avenue between 104th and 105th Streets and may be reached by subway: #6 to 103rd Street station; #2, #3 to Central Park North/110th Street station or by bus: M1, M3, M4 on Madison and Fifth Avenues to 104th Stre

Save Access

House Commerce Approves National Franchise Bill | Save Access source: broadcasting & cable
Press release: Free Press/Save Access Free Press | Save Access House Ignores Public, Sells Out the Internet source:
Looking for Actors Casting a new film “Bronx 3M” (working title), the story of three Latino youths (Maria, Michael and Mona) coming of age in a city going up in flames. The "Bronx 3M" is a trilogy. We are currently casting for "Mona's Move," the story of a Latina teenager struggling with her sexual identity and those of others. Looking for all types and ages — especially teenagers and young adults. Bilingual (English-Spanish) a plus. Deferred payment. Please send an updated photo and resume to: PRDream/MediaNoche Attn: Clarisel Gonzalez 161 East 106th Street, First Floor New York, NY 10029 “Bronx 3M” is produced under the auspices of MediaNoche’s Digital Filmmakers Program and is made possible with the support of NY Foundation, Manhattan Neighborhood Network, NYSCA and individual donors.
Activism: Act Now to Save Community TV From the Save Access campaign -- "Did you know there is legislation in Congress that will drastically reduce Public Access television funding and strip local government of its ability to control its public right-of-ways. They are considering legislation that lets Telephone Companies and Cable Companies decide who gets preferential treatment, or gets to "ride in the fast lane" based on who has the deepest pockets. Help me demand more from Congress concerning this legislation by visiting Thanks so much for spending your valuable time on this important advocacy work."
Featured story Congress Poised to Kill Community TV
Reminder El Museo del Barrio (NYC) Presents VOCES DE LA CULTURA Conversations on the History and Culture of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Wednesday, April 26 @ 6:30 - 8:00 pm Come early to view our exhibitions- 5:30 - 6:30 pm FREE ADMISSION Reception following program
Political News from Puerto Rico Periodico El Nuevo Dia de Puerto Rico | Insta el Gobernador accion de los ciudadanos


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Community Calendar El Museo del Barrio Presents VOCES DE LA CULTURA Conversations on the History and Culture of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Wednesday, April 26, 6:30 - 8:00 pm FREE ADMISSION El Museo del Barrio is pleased to host a presentation of the new book Voces de la Cultura by Ángel Collado Schwarz. Produced as an extension of the radio program of the same name broadcast in Puerto Rico and in New York City through the Fundación La Voz del Centro, Voces de la Cultura brings permanence to the show by transcribing 25 of the weekly interviews between Collado Schwarz and prominent Caribbean intellectuals. The book enlivens some of Puerto Rico’s great figures with oral histories of national heroes such as the painter Francisco Oller, the doctor, poet and diplomat Ramón Emeterio Betances, political leaders Pedro Albizu Campos and Luis Muñoz Marín, educator Eugenio María de Hostos, and, of course, los Tres Reyes Magos who arrive each January for the Latin American celebration

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Picture 049a Originally uploaded by GinoPR .

Jesus "Papoleto" Melendez

Jesus "Papoleto" Melendez Originally uploaded by clarisel . Recites some of Pedro Pietri's work at the Literacy of Pedro's Literature activity at El Museo del Barrio. TUNE IN: PRSUN TV features "Readings in Honor of Rev. Pedro Pietri," starting at 3:30 p.m. April 17, Channel 69, Bronxnet, Bronx, NY.

Annie and the Easter Basket

Annie and the Easter Basket Originally uploaded by clarisel . PRSUN wishes you a Happy Easter. PRSUN les desea unas Felices Pascuas. Esta es mi gatita (this is my cat) Annie. Saludos. Clarisel


Prayer Originally uploaded by clarisel .

Piñones Beach - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Piñones Beach - San Juan, Puerto Rico Originally uploaded by beckerpecker .

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Picture 017 Originally uploaded by GinoPR . - Puerto Rico Governor Celebrates Midwest Office PRFAA opens new Midwest region office in Chicago.

rapelling down a cliff

rapelling down a cliff Originally uploaded by dustin3000 .
Community Calendar SistahUnderground & El Maestro present A Celebration of the Work of Poet/Playwrite Tato Laviera hosted by Mariposa Friday, April 29th, 2006 7PM Featured Poets Live Music & Dinner 7pm-Midnight $10 suggested donation Midnight AfterParty with Tato Torres & The Urban Jbaros of YERBABUENA $5 suggested donation @ El Maestro Cultural & Educational Center 700 Elton Ave. 2nd Floor The Bronx, NYC 718-585-6753 _____________________________________________________________ Tato Laviera _____________________________________________________________ Tato Laviera (b.1951), is one of the most influential and enduring voices in Puerto Rican literature. Tato Laviera's poetry and plays traverse the cultural and linguistic borders that separate Spanish and English binding together all realities of the Puerto Rican experience. As one of the key figures in the development of the Nuyorican sensibility in literature, Tato's work encodes the history of the Pu

My Buddy Icon / April 07-14, 2006

My Buddy Icon / April 07-14, 2006 Originally uploaded by Newell the Jewell . NYC-based photoblogger Newell the Jewell has chosen an image of the famous "Flaming June" painting as his buddy icon on his photo site at flickr and provides some interesting tidbits. Click on the image to go to the photo page.
Music Chicago Tribune | Latino youth find a voice in reggaeton

El Portal

El Portal Originally uploaded by zengo .

Pietri, the Writer

Pietri, the Writer Originally uploaded by clarisel . Display at El Museo del Barrio, NYC

Our Lady of Providence

Our Lady of Providence Originally uploaded by clarisel .

Support PRSUN

If you want to support PRSUN TV, an independently produced monthly cultural arts show that airs on public access TV in the Bronx, there are several things you can do: 1. Tune in/watch the show (It now airs at 3:30 p.m. Mondays.) 2. Contribute ideas of shows that you would like to see on the air/send feedback 3. Underwrite -- to help support miscellaneous costs to produce the show (i.e. tapes to record, edit and dub shows, and other expenses related to the production of the TV show). To contribute, just click on the PayPal yellow icon here (at the bottom of this blog). Underwriters (business or individual) donating a product, service or funding to assist this show will be given noncommercial acknowledgement at the end of the show. PRSUN TV as well as this blog are grassroots efforts. Thank you.

Vieques Shoreline

Vieques Shoreline Originally uploaded by zengo . Zengo says: "Que lindo- the Martineau in Vieques"