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Is Writing Your Passion? Get Published… Get Paid.

Just a few short weeks ago... The team at the Capicu School of Poetic Arts (#LaSOPANYC) realized a dream. We conducted a series of workshops the world famous Nuyorican Poets Cafe. During these sessions we explored writing styles, publication advice, actively created content and even discussed using the current social landscape to launch and amplify More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
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Capicu Conversations: Rebel Poet

As we enter our 12th season of Capicu Cultural Showcase we are enduring as a community one of the most difficult times since the Civil Rights Movement. Since Hurricanes Irma & Maria hit Puerto Rico the Diaspora More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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#EstamosAqui: The Pride & Pain of This Year’s Parade

By Nancy A. Ruffin Puerto Rican flags waved proudly along Fifth Avenue this past Sunday, June 10, 2018 at the 61st National Puerto Rican Day Parade. Despite the devastation that Puerto Rico has endured this past More...

By Urban Jibaro On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Latino Heritage Month Is Here… and I Have Had A Change Of Heart

I preface this post by saying… the links expand to dope info on each topic highlighted. Feel free to explore. Soooo I struggled with this every year since I started the website. Latino Heritage Month sounds More...

By Urban Jibaro On Friday, December 30th, 2016
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Cafe Bustelo, Please Respect The Artist

I will preface this blog by saying I am not a big coffee drinker but I have always loved the Bustelo brand. Not because of it’s taste, but because of it’s presence in my life for special milestones. More...

By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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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...