jueves, 23 de abril de 2015

Brisas del Caribe - A Night in the Caribbean


Upcoming Cafe Con Leche events

What does it mean to be a Pittsburgh Latin@?


¿Qué significa ser un Pittsburgh Latin@?

On Friday, April 24th from 5:30-9pm please come share with us what are the places, spaces and histories that define the Pittsburgh Latin@ experience. We will be in Katz Plaza, on 7th St. & Penn Ave downtown, collecting your stories through on-camera interviews and interactive art. See below for more details.

El viernes, 24 de abril de 5: 30-9pm por favor, ven a compartir con nosotros lo que son los lugares, espacios y las historias que definen la experiencia Pittsburgh Latin@. Estaremos en Katz Plaza, en la calle 7 y Penn Ave en downtown, recogiendo sus historias a través de entrevistas en la cámara y el arte interactivo. Ver abajo para más detalles.

The mural and video will as a part of Cafe Con Leche's pop-up at Assemble gallery in Garfield during the month of July. El mural y el video serán como parte del emergente del Cafe Con Leche en Monte galería en Garfield durante el mes de julio.



Brisas del Caribe
A Night in the Caribbean 

Friday, April 24th 5:30-9pm
Katz Plaza
7th St. & Penn Ave.
Downtown Pittsburgh

 As a part of the downtown gallery crawl, Cafe Con Leche will turn Katz Plaza into a Caribbean dream with live music, dance and more!

Parte de downtown galeria, Café Con Leche girará Katz Plaza en un sueño caribeño con música en vivo, baile y mucho más!

5:30-9p: Activity: What does it mean to be a Pittsburgh Latin@? ¿Qué significa ser un Pittsburgh Latin@?
5:30-6:15p: Teanna Medina performs as the Yoruba Orisha Yemaya, dance lesson to follow
6:15-7p: Ibeji Esemble brings live drumming and dancing from Cuba and Haiti
6:30p: Tarot card readings begin
7-7:30p: Latina Productions takes center stage to show case various dance from around the Caribbean. 
7:30-9p: Gena y Calle Bomba will close out the evening with a live Puerto Rican Bomba show!


This is a free event, appropriate for all ages. Este es un evento gratuito, apropiado para todas las edades.

Thank you to the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust!


Missed any of Cafe Con Leche's 2015 events? Check out what happened at Herencia Africana and Yo Soy Latina!


Register for CTAC's Love Your Neighborhood series!

CTAC's is offering a new series of courses aimed at strengthening your communities! Check them out here.

A great opportunity for you and your neighbors.


El Antillano
Friday, May 8 2015
Pittsburgh Friends Meeting House

Join the Pittsburgh chapter of the Boricua Human Rights Network to learn about Emeterio Betances. One of the great Puerto Rican leaders, leading El Grito de Lares (Puerto Rico's independence revolt from Spain). He was a doctor and an educator, paving the way for many advancements in the Caribbean. This documentary will show you his life.

The event is to support the Boricua Human Rights Network work in advocating for the release of Puerto Rican political prisoner, Oscar Lopez.


Upcoming Cafe Con Leche Events

In June Cafe Con Leche will host Latino Orgullo Gay, Latin@ Gay Pride. The first bilingual, Latin@ Gay Pride event in Pittsburgh.

In July Cafe Con Leche will have a month long Pop-Up at Assemble Gallery in Garfield. There will be youth focused activities and dance classes, community conversations for all ages and the premiere of "What does it mean to be a Pittsburgh Latin@?". Opening night will be at Unblurred on Penn Ave., Friday July 3rd,


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