Arte pa’ mi gente Festival

Fri Aug 12, 2022
Various times
All ages

From puppet-making workshops to capoeira, bomba, and plena classes, concerts, panels, puppet shows, and meditation breaks, the festival showcases talents from different cultural groups from The Clemente, including Teatro LATEA and Teatro SEA, and independent artists from Puerto Rico.

Full Program Schedule:

Friday August 12
7:15pm | Welcome and Award Ceremony
8-9pm | La Gloria, A Latin Cabaret (Featuring Mestizo)

Saturday August 13
2-9pm  | Artisans and Food Vendors Open
2pm | NYC’s Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater Presents Puppet Time
2pm-5pm | Family + Children Workshops:

  • 2-3pm | Mono Prints: Lithograph workshop (Spanish) (1hr) & The Peoples Bus activations
  • 3-4pm | Cesar Chavez and the Migrants
  • 4-5pm | Instruments with Recycled Materials, Lucrecia, Dimitry & The Peoples Bus activations

4-6pm |  Matinee Kabayitos Cinema by Vieques Film Festival (Suggested Donation $10) Calle de la Resistencia (musical) 1hr 20min; Matahambre film preview on Tito Matos 7

Sunday August 14
1-6pm | Artisans and Food Vendors Open 1PM-3PM Family + Children workshops: 1-2pm | "We Are Drum": BombaYo’s director Dr. Drum workshop (1hr) & The Peoples Bus activations
2-3pm | The Pura Belpré Project or Pedro Animal Falls in Love (Children’s Theater)
3-4pm | Vejigante Mask Workshop by Dimitry, Lucrecia & The Peoples Bus activations

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