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 the arts and crafts we see on the Sunday before Memorial Day. This year is no exception. Two Artists in Residence have been laboring More...

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By Suset Laboy On Monday, May 18th, 2015

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...

By Libertad Guerra On Monday, May 4th, 2015

Get ready for Salsa, Plena and Rock & Soul!

Happening Now! The Loisaida Center is preparing for the 2015 Loisaida Festival on Sunday, May 24th 2015. This year’s festival promises to maintain and re-enforce that re-invigorated relevance and distinct character More...

By Urban Jibaro On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Capicu Culture – ArtCultureNYC Build With Local Art Students

Capicu Culture – ArtCultureNYC Delegates Join The Cooper Union School of Art  As They Announce their 2015 Summer Art Intensive. During this event we will have the opportunity to introduce high school students to More...

By Urban Jibaro On Friday, January 2nd, 2015

El Barrio Mourns The Loss Of Two Great Icons

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 More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

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...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

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...

By PaPo Swiggity On Thursday, September 25th, 2014

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

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...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

“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...