Afro Puerto Rican Bomba dance classes- Mondays, 6pm-8pm, April and May and Community Talks at Spaceworks @ Williamsburg Public Library, 240 Division St, at Marcy Ave. (J train to Marcy Ave)
Community Talks April 24 (3pm-5pm) Las Pioneras, Puerto Rican women who migrated to New York by boat from 1920s-1940s. Learn what life was like during those times, from 5 days boat trips, street cars and more!
May 8 (3pm-5pm) Jesus Colon Reading Circle Read and discuss from A Puerto Rican in New York and other sketches
May 22, (4pm-6pm) Becoming Julia de Burgos Reading from the work of beloved poet, Julia de Burgos
Plena is a music performance in the form of storytelling song. Plena is originally a Puerto Rican musical form. To appreciate the full scope and meaning of plena, we must engage in a journey to explore its cultural milieu and history.