El Barrio Mourns The Loss Of Two Great Icons

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It has been a tough week for Latinos in NYC. Just before we rang the New Year, we said goodbye to Ruben Sosa a community builder that has long advocated for education and self determination in the Puerto Rican community thru his writing. Ruben played a key role in seeking justice alongside Richie Perez when I as attacked in Queens in the case better More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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Chronicles Features Latino Artists During Latino Heritage Month

  Every year Music Choice kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month with a month long music celebration. Now through October 17th, Music Choice will be celebrating music and culture by exposing the power of the More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
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Capicu Poetry: The People’s Open Mic Series Features Advocate of Wordz

Mi gente! We are ringin’ in the Fall season over at the Casa Capicu with a feature by award-winning author/educator/film director ✯ AdvocateOf Wordz! Who will join us on Friday night and showcase his brand More...

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By PaPo Swiggity On Thursday, September 25th, 2014
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Lemon Andersen invites La Sopa NYC and the Poetry Community to the Metropolitan Museum Of Art

Brooklyn NYC. September 25, 2014. In the tradition of Shakespeare, his sardonic reportage presents the history of that which has influenced the world around him and his becoming. In his stories he recounts the tragedies More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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Stereotypically Me Premieres Tonight… Online!

Mi Gente… Have you seen the uptick in chatter about Latinos in Hollywood that normally happens right after the Oscars? If you have this blog post is very timely. Tonight we will engage in dialogue about how More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
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“Nessa” Acevedo Chats with Nefarious Author Emanuel Xavier

  BUY EMANUEL XAVIER’S NEFARIOUS TODAY! As one of the most compelling and explicit Nuyorican poets, writers and spoken word artists on the scene, Emanuel Xavier has served as a voice for the victimized, More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, January 1st, 2014
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Capicu Poets, Want To Build Your Audience?

For the people who like to consume their information in skittle sized bites… - Attention Poets & Artists: #CapicuCulture wants to help you reach a bigger audience for FREE.   For those detail oriented More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
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Nuestras Leyendas Raises $10,000 For Juan Luis Guerra Foundation

The second edition of McDonald’s® “Celebrando Nuestras Leyendas” concludes with a great event in tribute to Juan Luis Guerra The second edition of McDonald’s “Celebrando Nuestras Leyendas,” a program More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, October 5th, 2013
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Capicu Community Interview: Wendy Angulo from Canvas of Words

Always feeling the pulse of “what’s next” in the NYC Cultural circle, Capicu Creative Director, Papo Swiggity Santiago takes some time to sit with Wendy Angulo, curator of the new (SOLD OUT) Canvas More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, September 26th, 2013
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How To Join The Music Choice Twitter Party Tonight!

Sofrito Media Group has partnered with Music Choice to host a special Twitter party to talk about the music we love and to show our Latino pride by repping our flag. Join us this Thursday, September 26th at 9pm More...