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By Suset Laboy On Friday, July 8th, 2016
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AFRO-LATINO FEST NYC is here! July 8th – July 10th. Lineup is fire, says Junot Diaz

At a time where Latinos and Afro-descendants seek spaces that empower and elevate our communities, the Afro-Latino Festival of New York stands out as one of those alternative spaces you immediately love once More...

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By Suset Laboy On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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The Guardians of Loisaida land on Loisaida, Inc. From May 28th until July 28th.

By now, if you haven’t heard of the super hero behind some of Marvel’s best Latino heroes, it is safe to say you may be living under a rock. Edgardo Miranda Rodríguez has taken the comic world by storm, More...

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By Suset Laboy On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
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Bring the Fam! 3 Kid Friendly Offerings at #LoisaidaFest

The Loisaida Festival began years ago as a way to entertain children of the Lower East Side neighborhood who could not leave the city during Memorial Day Weekend. Fast forward almost 3 decades, and the Festival More...

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By Suset Laboy On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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Boogaloo Legend Johnny Colon to play at #LoisaidaFest

Everyone will want to dance to the music of Johnny Colón and his Orchestra (Boogaloo) at this year’s Loisaida Festival in NYC on Sunday, May 29, 2016. The son of Puerto Rican parents, born in New York City, More...

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By Suset Laboy On Monday, May 23rd, 2016
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Loisaida Festival Announces 2016 Lineup. Guess who’s coming?

The iconic Loisaida Festival is back with a vengeance this year. Mark your calendars: May 29th, 2016 from 12:00 to 5:30 on Avenue C from 5th to 12th Street. Now that all the details are out of the way, we can jump More...

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By Suset Laboy On Saturday, May 23rd, 2015
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5 Questions about the 28th Loisaida Festival Answered

The weekend has arrived and that can only mean one thing–time for great family fun, gratis, at the 28th Loisaida Festival. Get ready for the festivities with a few top questions: What is this Festival Anyways? Since More...

By Suset Laboy On Friday, May 22nd, 2015
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The Legendary Carmelita Tropicana at Loisaida Center on May 23rd

The second day of events kicking off the Loisaida Festival weekend will feature a panel of scholars and researchers paying homage to two of the cornerstone contributors to the LGBTQ Latin@ arts community: drag More...

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By Suset Laboy On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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Resident Artists take over Loisaida Center

Many of the elements produced at the Loisaida Center come to live during the Loisaida Festival. Loisaida, Inc.’s vision has much to do with the interaction of these two wings. Loisaida Center activities incubate More...

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By Suset Laboy On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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Upcoming: Theater, Music Poetry, and More at the 28th Loisaida Festival

The Loisaida Festival is nearing, and this means a host of activities for all who are remotely attracted to the vibrant and exciting spirit of NYC’s Lower East Side community. It also helps if you are a love More...