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Bronx Rising! Black History Month Double-Header: Afro-Latino Identities

February 17 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

| Free

Bronx Rising! Double-Header February 17th & 18th!
Two evenings celebrating Black History Month with an exploration of Afro-Latino identities in the Americas

Friday, February 17th, 7pm @ Bronx Music Heritage Center

Film screening of the powerful documentary Nana Dijo: Irresolute Radiography of Black Consciousness. A Q&A follows with co-director and multi-disciplinary artist, Bocafloja.

The Irka Mateo Folk Quartet provides the music of the Dominican Republic and also showcases the figure of the “Palenquera,” the female maroons of San Basilio de Palenque, Colombia, the first black town in the Americas to abolish slavery.

Free and open to the public.

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Details

Date:
February 17
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost:
Free
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Website:
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Organizer

Elena Martínez
Phone:
212-529-1955 x16
Email:
Website:
citylore.org

Venue

Bronx Music Heritage Center
1303 Louis Nine Blvd
Bronx, NY 10459 United States
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Phone:
917-557-2354
Website:
http://whedco.org/

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