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2nd Annual Feria de Artesanías

Artesano Luis Cordero Santoni (PRIDA co-founder) @ 2nd Annual Feria de Artesanías

(December 3, 2016) The 2nd Annual Feria de Artesanías helped to promote public support of local businesses and artisans during the holiday buying season. The fair which is sponsored by the Hispanic Federation was held in the Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center in El Barrio. Artisans and vendors representing various Latino countries offered up an assortment of handmade arts & crafts, as well as traditional edibles and libations. Members of PRIDA were also presente!

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Comité Noviembre 2016 @ Hostos Center

'Los Tres Reyes' de palo by artesanas Marta Iris Rodriguez-Olmeda and Barbara Diaz @ 11th Annual Comité Noviembre Puerto Rican Artisan Fair

(November 19, 2016) The 11th Annual Comité Noviembre Puerto Rican Artisan Fair & 5th Annual Puerto Rican Book Expo proved to be a highlight for Puerto Rican Heritage Month observances in The Bronx. The various participating artisans, mostly representing the PRIDA collective, brought an eclectic offering of traditional and expressive art & crafts that celebrated and related Puerto Rican heritage and beauty in full rainbow. Workshops on traditional mask making, the history of Los Tres Reyes, and even bomba dancing fundamentals (led by Milteri Tucker) added depth and excitement to the day.

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COSPLAY Saturday @ NYCC 2016

Mortal Kombat character @ COSPLAY Saturday - NYCC 2016

(October 8, 2016) The damp weather would not discourage the tens of thousands that attended one of the most fun days at New York Comic Con. COSPLAY is the ultimate expression of fan-level participation with pop culture genres. Saturday’s at NYCC stands out as convergence point for cosplayers whether home-grown or professional class to engage the public stage. Here are some of the sights.

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Cosplay Saturday @ NYCC 2015

NYCC2015_DSCN3490(October 10, 2015) A fascinating aspect about the whole Comic Con experience is how generations of fan bases give life to a fantastic universe of characters and creatures in good fun and in appreciation of the culture’s importance in their lives. Here is just a small portion of the fan Cosplay that took place at the event on Saturday (Day 3).

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Citi💯 exhibit! On view until March 26th

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