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La Gente Unida: At the 2017 Puerto Rican Day Parade

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Photo credit: Angie MV Photography Usually, the adrenalin pumps quickly when you enter the block. The way I do it, I unfurl my Obnoxiously Large Puerto Rican Flag ™ as soon as I leave the checkpoint, and let the flag rock overhead as I walk to the Capicu float. I’m a big guy, so I’ll get the thumbs up from any number of people, for More...

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By Rich Villar On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Que Pasa Power: On Unity, Business Decisions, and Freedom Songs at the PR Parade

It’s nearly a year to the day since we organized 35 Poets For Oscar in El Barrio, one of five marathon poetry readings we held nationwide in solidarity with Oscar López Rivera, demanding his release from More...

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By Rich Villar On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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La Sopa NYC Faculty Spotlight: Jani Rose

  Co-Founder: La Sopa NYC: The School of Poetic Arts  Jani is a curator, activist, educator, and Nuyorican Poet born in Spanish Harlem and raised in the Bronx. A member of Capicu Culture, co-founder of La More...

By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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By Urban Jibaro On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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By Urban Jibaro On Monday, February 27th, 2017
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La Sopa NYC Faculty Spotlight: Juan PaPo Santiago

  Co-Founder: La Sopa NYC: The School of Poetic Arts & Capicu Cultural Showcase  At an early age, Juan “PaPo” Santiago suffered from selective mutism—he spoke only to immediate family, though More...

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By PaPo Swiggity On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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2017 Applications Now Open For LaSopaNYC: The School of Poetic Arts

#LaSopaNYC: The School of Poetic Arts is a 6-week writing workshop series from Capicu Culture that provides a communal space dedicated to the development of artistic skill and exploring the core principles of More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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ANTI VALENTINES DAY MAKEUP TUTORIAL!

Editors Note: It is an honor to highlight a new emerging (and honest voice) in the make up artist genre. I met this young lady thru one of my best friends about a year ago… and I watched her grow in both creativity More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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Valentine’s Day Recipe: Plantain Crusted Pork Loin with Guava Sauce

This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Pork Te Inspira and DiMe Media. Having trouble figuring out what you are going to do for Valentine’s Day this year? The big day is quickly approaching and some More...

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By Urban Jibaro On Friday, February 3rd, 2017
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The Clock Resets Right After The Superbowl… 24:Legacy, New Day, New Hero.

If you thought that heart racing cliff hanging series 24 was gone to the land of DVDs and streaming on weekends you are absolutely mistaken. You will be thrilled to know that not only is 24 Legacy here to induce More...