“I Like It Like That” Is How NYC Theater Got It’s Mambo Back!

© Marisol Diaz, 2016- I Like It Like That A New Musical Starring Tito Nieves at the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater &  at 304 West 47th street, New York , N.Y. 10036. Produced by David Maldonado, David Rodriguez & Juan Toro; Co- Produced by Pregones Theater/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater

… in my personal opinion… it has been a while since I saw something so good I want to go again.   That said, here is a little #SundaySofrito for you. I want to preface this post by saying I have never been much of a theatre goer growing up. Most of the shows I have seen has been in support of my daughter Angelica, who recently graduated More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Friday, October 21st, 2016

Brooklyn Coffee Lovers Rejoice! The #BusteloExperience Is In Brooklyn

A special 5 day Pop-Up Cafe opened to Williamsburg residents on Monday, bring Latino flavor back to the neighborhood where it once thrived. Art and Music are the backdrop for this delicious tasting of one of the More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, September 25th, 2016

The Poetry of Rebel Poet: I Come From

I come from. San Juan, Puerto Rico coast at Paseo de la Princesa. I come from an island of mountains and slums, en el Caribe! a paradise in the sun where violence is pastime number one you can fall in love there More...

By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, September 15th, 2016

The Power of the Taino Image: Genocide

Let me introduce you to Albert Areizaga… known to us as “Taino Image”. He is a long time member of #TeamCapicu, serving as advisor, photographer, resident artist and “doble seis” poet… More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Nancy Arroyo-Ruffin Continues To Inspire Women Thru Her Work

Let me introduce you to my friend Nancy… Nancy Arroyo Ruffin is an award winning author, poet, and public speaker. Nancy captivates audiences with her humor, honesty, and unwavering passion. She is committed More...

By Rich Villar On Friday, June 24th, 2016

#LaSopaNYC, The School of Poetic Arts: Summer Cycle, Week One Recap

Home of School of Poetic Arts Walk down Avenue C on a given day, past 9th Street, and you will be greeted by a vibrant multicultural and multilingual community, by gardens on two corners, by a brunch spot that once More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

The Queen of Queens: Wendy Angulo Joins The Queens Book Festival

Meet Wendy Angulo, a New York City Latina raised in Caracas, Venezuela. She rediscovered her love for writing in 2011 launching her company, Wendy Angulo Productions. Wendy Angulo wanted to bring back the arts to More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

We Are Surrounded By Pioneers –> How Bushwick Brooklyn Started Telling Our Stories

So Yoleros really happened familia. The HOLA Award… really happened. A successful Indiegogo campaign with 91 funders raising $3,024 in 30 days… really happened. Sold out shows, Merengue Tipico band, More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Monday, November 9th, 2015

The Poetry of Urantia Ramirez: Broke-n-Puerto Rican

Am I just a broken Puerto Rican? You know like my broken Spanish, And my broken English, Im broke and Puerto Rican, Some broken pockets & broken tongue painting a broken picture That kind of broken Puerto Rican?   Why More...

By Suset Laboy On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

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...