World-class American Latin: Indigenous, European & African Culture
¡Sin salsa no hay paraíso!”El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico (2010)
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Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Celebrate the French-African culture of the Caribbean, the Americas, Africa and the world that gave us jazz
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Sat-Mon, Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2020
Sat-Mon, Oct 31-Nov 2, 2020 DAY OF THE DEAD
Vote Like Your Life Depends on It
October 31 – November 2 ~ Mexican Marigolds are a Central American flower with healing powers that attract spirits to visit their families on the Day of the Dead
VIRTUAL Saturday, October 31, 2020
Sat-Mon, October 31 – Nov 2, 2020 DAY OF THE DEAD
November UNITED STATES ~ We are the first Americans. We have always been here. We are still here from the Arctic to Tierra del Fuego.
November UNITED STATES The Puerto Rican diaspora celebrates our heritage on the month when Columbus landed and claimed the island for Spain in 1493. ¡WEPA!
Sunday, November 1, 2020 CARTAGENA, Colombia The greatest Colombian salsa singer of all time was born on November 1, 1955. “Rebelión” (No le pegue a la negra), “En Barranquilla me quedo,” “La Noche”
Sunday, November 1, 2020
[Anticipated] Mon, Nov 2, 2020 – Jan 3, 2021 METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART Upper East Side, Manhattan
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN 🇵🇦 PANAMA CITY, Panama November 3, 1903
Monday November 9, 2020 GERMANY Nazi paramilitary forces and civilians attacked Jewish communities on November 9-10, 1938
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 🇲🇽 PANAMA CITY, Panama November 11, 1928
Saturday, November 14, 2020 LITTLE INDIA, LITTLE TRINIDAD, LITTLE GUYANA, LITTLE SURINAME
Thursday, November 19, 2020
Thursday, November 19, 2020 🇫🇷
Sunday, November 22, 2020 🇮🇹
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 UPPER WEST SIDE, NYC ~ Kids love watching the balloons inflate around the American Museum of Natural History
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 🇩🇴 SALCEDO, Dominican Republic November 25, 1960
Thursday-Sunday, November 26-29, 2020 🇺🇸
Thursday, November 26, 2020 UPPER WEST SIDE to HERALD SQUARE, NYC
Thursday, November 26, 2020 🇺🇸
Friday, November 27, 2020 Let’s go shopping for Latin fashion
“When you’re here, you’re a New Yorker,” and the entire world is here. Living, loving and working together, New Yorkers witness our common humanity every single day. It’s what makes our city work.
New York leads the country in bad times and good, so let’s get together and make Our City work for everyone. Together we help make the American Dream work for everyone too. Isn’t that why you’re here? We are #AllInNYC
NYC, New York, Nueva York, Nova York, whatever you call it, New York City has been Latin since the first immigrant, Juan Rodriguez, arrived in 1613. He was a multilingual African…
It is important for all of us to appreciate where we come from and how that history has really shaped us in ways that we might not understand.”Sonia Sotomayor, Bronx-born, New York Puerto Rican, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
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It’s really fall
Native American Heritage Month Puerto Rican Heritage Month – 1-2 Celebrate Mexico Now Festival 1-4 TEFAF Design Fair 2 Day of the Dead (2) Met Christmas Tree 3 ELECTION DAY 3 Panama Separation Day – 11 VETERANS DAY 11 Veterans Day Parade 11-15 Puerto Rican Film Festival 11-19 DOC NYC film festival – 19 Latin…
1 Winter months 1 Giving Tuesday 7- 10-18 Hanukkah 11 Las Mañanitas 12 Our Lady of Guadalupe 14- 16-24 La Posada / La Novena 21- 21 Winter Solstice 24-25 Christmas Eve & Day 26 Boxing Day 26-1 Kwanzaa 28- 31 New Year’s Eve
Everyone Gathering Together in Peace
Colonizers (human slavers) feared the drum because they understood that rhythm talks. They were afraid we would use the drum to rise up, and do to them what they were doing to us.
To justify their own violence and thievery, colonizers dehumanized and demonized everything that wasn’t their own. They said we were not human, devil worshipers who practice magic and a bunch of other nonsense. Colonizer priests played along because it enriched them too. Politicians gained power. Hollywood made money. This colonial point of view got into our heads and became part of our American culture.
One of the things the colonizers didn’t realize is that there are no demons, only demonizers. To dehumanize others, you must dehumanize yourself first and that eats you from the inside. That’s the trouble in our country now. We’ve become the very demons that we so feared.
The colonizers got the drum wrong too. The drum is a healing instrument. It’s true that it talks, but “jembe,” the Malian word for drum, says “everyone gathering together in peace.”
Regardless of your heritage, it’s time to start the drum again. It’s time for everyone gathering together in peace.
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